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Grave of Epiktetos the Chief-initiate (III CE) Nikaia - Bithynia


Nikaia (Bithynia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), III CE
INikaia 1324 = PHI 278295  = AGRW ID# 13296


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Slab of marble with a triangular top (pediment) (90 x 45 x 20 cm; letter height: 2-2.5 cm).

This tomb holds Epiktetos, mourned by all, son of Vera and Asklepiades, chief-initiate (archimystēs) of great Bacchos (i.e. Dionysos), who . . . left behind his wife. . .

Translation by: Harland



οὗτος ὁ τύμβος ἔχι | Ἐπίκτητον τὸν πᾶσι | ποθητὸν vac. υἱέα [Οὐ]|ή̣ρας καὶ Ἀσκληπιά[δου], || γεγαῶτα ἀρχιμύσ[την] | Βάκχου Μεγάλου [․․․]|ος λῖψεν γαμετὴ[ν — — —] | χ̣ιλ̣λ̣[— — —] | [— — —]

Item added: June 20, 2013
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 13296
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