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Grave of Apollonios Prepared by Family and a Company (198/199 CE) Thyatira area - Lydia


Thyatira area (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
TAM V 822 = ILydiaKP II 152 = PHI 264250  = ID# 12980

 198/199 CE

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Funerary altar of white marble found at Dagh Dere Kjöi (47 x 30 x 29 cm). Apollonios was a wand-bearer for the company, likely a Dionysiac association.

In the 283rd year (of the Sullan era) on the 7th of the month of Dystros, Apollonios and Aphianos, his sons, Apphias, his wife, Hermione, his daughter-in-law, all his domestic slaves, the company – for the wand-bearer who is also foremost in the village, and the relatives made this for the sake of remembrance.  Farewell!

Written/translated by: Harland



ἔ̣τους σπγʹ, μη(νὸς) Δύστρου ζʹ. | τ̣ῷ πατρὶ Ἀπολλωνίῳ | Ἀπολλώνιος καὶ Ἀφιανὸ[ς] | [ο]ἱ ὑοί, Ἀπφιὰς ἡ σύμβις, Ἑ||[ρμι]όνη ἡ νεὸς καὶ τὰ θρέ|[μ]ματα πάντα, ἡ σπεῖρα̣ | τὸν ναρθηκοφόρον κὲ | πρωτοκωμήτην καὶ οἱ | συνγενεῖς ἐποίησαν || μνείας χάριν. χαῖρε

Item added: June 7, 2013
Item modified: December 4, 2015
ID number: 12980
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