Smyrna (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
= GIBM IV 1030
= CIG 3376
= PHI 255586
= ID# 10251
Slab of marble with moulding at the top, now in the British museum, inv.1902,0214.1 (43 x 36-38 x 9 cm). An association of instructors (παιδευταί) is also attested at Ephesos (see IEph 1162, 2065, 3068). Achaikos is evidently Secundus' son who had predeceased his father.
Publius Petronius Secundus prepared the memorial for himself, for his wife, and for his children. Publius Petronius Achaikos (i.e. a son who predeceased his father) has been honoured with decrees and has been crowned with a gold crown by the elders’ organization (gerousia), by the youths (neoi) of Mimnermeion, and by the synod (synodos) of instructors (paideutai). Farewell Achaikos!
Translation by: Harland
Πό(πλιος) Πετρώνιος Σεǀκοῦνδος τὸ μνημεῖǀον ἑαυτῷ καὶ γυναικὶ ǀ καὶ τέκνοις. Πό(πλιος) Πετρώǀǀνιος Ἀχαϊκὸς τειμηǀθεὶς ψηφίσμασιν καὶ ǀ στεφανωθεὶς χρυσέǀῳ στεφάνῳ ὑπὸ γερουǀσίας, νέων Μιμνερμείου, ǀǀ παιδευτῶν συνόδου· ǀ Ἀχαϊκὲ χαῖρε.
GIBM IV 1030.
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Item added: January 30, 2013
Item modified: December 1, 2018
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