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Honorary Decree (frag.) by Therapeutists for Paramonos the Priest of Sarapis (ca. 200 BCE) Maroneia - Thrace


Maroneia (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
RICIS 114/0201 = IThraceL 182 = RICISSup I 114/0201 = PHI 295450  = ID# 14072

 ca. 200 BCE

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Upper part of a marble slab with two crowns in relief above the inscription (inv. AKM 146).

It was resolved by the therapeutists (therapeutai; i.e. servants of the god): Whereas Paramonos son of Attalos, who has possessed virtue, has been chosen to be priest of Sarapis by the People . . . and the temple . . .

Translation by: Harland



ἔδοξεν τοῖς θεραπευταῖς vac. | τοῦ θεοῦ· ἐπειδὴ Παράμονος Ἀ[τ]|τάλου ὁ κτησάμενος ἀρετὴ̣[ν] | [α]ἱρεθεὶς ὑ̣πὸ τοῦ δήμου ἱερεὺς || [Σ]α̣ράπ[ι]δος κ̣α̣[ὶ] Ἴ̣σ̣ι̣δ̣ο̣ς̣ Τ̣Ο̣Ν̣ΤΕΚ̣[․․] | [καὶ(?)] τὸ ἱερ̣ὸν̣ [․]Λ[․․․]Κ[— — —] | [— — —]

RICISSup 114/0201. Photo © Laurent Bricault 2008.  Reproduced with permission.

RICISSup 114/0201.
Photo © Laurent Bricault 2008. Reproduced with permission.

Item added: July 3, 2013
Item modified: April 16, 2016
ID number: 14072
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