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Honors by Initiates of Dionysos Kallon for Crispina (50-100 CE) Byzantion - Thrace


Byzantion (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IByzantion 33 = SEG 18 (1962), no. 282 = PHI 170874  = ID# 13958

 50-100 CE

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Slab of white marble found in Rhegion, now in the Istanbul archeological museum (inv. no. 4799; 90 x 63-66 x 9 cm). A gymnasium-director's crown, palm branches and vessel for oil are depicted in relief.

When the goddess Hera was official of the sacred (i.e. eponymous official of Byzantion) and Lollia Catulla daughter of Quintus was her (i.e. Hera’s) sacrificing official for the second time from her own resources, in the month of Bosporios, the initiates (mystai) of Dionysos Kallon honored the gymnasium-director, Crispina daughter of Aischylos, who was gymnasium-director in an extravagant and noble manner.

Translation by: Harland



ἐπὶ ἱερομνάμονος θεᾶς Ἥρας, ἱεροποιοῦ δὲ | αὐτῆς τὸ δεύτερον ἐκ τῶν ἰδί|ων Λολλίας Κοΐντου θυγατρὸς | Κατύλλης, μηνὸς Βοσπορίου || οἱ μ[ύσται] Διονύσου Κάλλωνος | ἐτείμ[ησαν τ]ὴν γυμνασίαρχον | Κρισπεῖναν Αἰσχύλου γυμνασιαρχήσασαν | πολυτελῶς καὶ καλῶς.

Item added: July 2, 2013
Item modified: July 6, 2013
ID number: 13958
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