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Honorary Statue for Lucius Agrius Publeianus by Italian Businessmen (60s BCE) Ephesos - Ionia

Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
IEph 2058 = CIL III 14195 = PHI 248799  = ID# 8456

 60s BCE


Three pieces found in the area of the theater with a Latin inscription. The final two lines were erased. For the Italian businessmen or merchants at Ephesos, see also IEph 409 and 658. If the L. Agrius here is the same man mentioned by Cicero, then this inscription would date to the 60s BCE (Pro Flacco 31; cf. Terpstra 2013, 195).

The Italians who are engaged in business in Ephesos (Italicei, quei Ephesi negotiantur) set up this statue of Lucius Agrius Publeianus, son of Lucius.

Written/translated by: Harland

L(ucio) Agrio L(ucii) f(ilio) | Publeiano | [[Italicei, quei]] | [[Ephesi negotiantur.]]

Item added: December 21, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 8456
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