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Honorary Decree (frag.) by Banqueters of Demeter Cthonia (I BCE) Kallatis - Scythia and Moesia


Kallatis (Scythia and Moesia, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IKallatis 40 = Avram 1998, 117 (no. 1) = PHI 173608  = ID# 14459

 I BCE

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The banqueters (thoinatai) of Demeter Cthonia (“of the Underworld”) resolved: Numenius son of Numenius proposed: Since Ariston son of Ariston, being a benefactor of the People, . . . displays (?) . . . towards the city (polis) and . . . banqueters (?). . . (remainder lost).

Translation by: Harland



ἔδοξε τοῖς θοινάταις τᾶς Δά|ματρος τᾶς Χθονίας· | Νουμήνιος Νουμηνίου εἶπε· | [ἐ]πειδὴ Ἀρίστων Ἀρίστωνος ε[ὐ]||[ε]ργέτας ὢν τοῦ δάμου ἐ[πεδέξατο] | [τ]ᾶι πόλει καὶ [τοῖς θοινάταις(?)] | [— — —]

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Item modified: March 2, 2015
ID number: 14459
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