Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Honors by a Society of Performers for Menedemos (ca. 200 BCE) Salamis on Cyprus - Southeastern islands


Salamis on Cyprus (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 200 BCE
ISalamisP 87 = T.B. Mitford, "Further Contributions to the Epigraphy of Cyprus," AJA 65 (1961) 93-151, at 119 (no. 19) = SEG 20 (1964), no. 127 = PHI 209080  = ID# 20867


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Slab of white marble (20 x 31 x 7.5 cm). Now in the Cyprus Museum (inv. 87).

The society (thiasos) of performers (technitai) set this up for Menedemos son of Zoilos from Aspendos and . . . his son (?) . . . Menedemos on account of his goodwill . . . towards the society.

Translation by: Harland



Μενέδημον Ζω[ΐλου] | [Ἀ]σσπένδιον {Ἀσπένδιον} κα[ὶ τὸν] | [υἱὸν] Μενέδημον vac. | [τῶν τεχ]ν̣ιτῶν ὁ θίασος || [εὐνοία]ς εἵνεκεν vac. | [τῆς εἰς ἑαυτό]ν̣.

Item added: December 27, 2015
Item modified: December 27, 2015
ID number: 20867
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