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Honors by Melanephorians and Therapeutists for Gaius (115/114 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands


Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 115/114 BCE
IDelos 2079 = RICIS 202/0282 = CIG 2295 = PHI 64523  = ID# 22430


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Marble stone formerly stored in Venice.

Those who wear black (melanēphoroi) and the therapeutists (therapeutai) set this up for Gaius son of Gaius from Acharnai subdivision, priest (hiereus) in the year when Nausias was civic leader (archōn).  They dedicated this to Isis Dikaiosyne (“Righteousness”) on behalf of the Athenian People and the Roman People.

Translation by: Harland



Γάιος Γαίου Ἀχαρνεύς, ἱερεὺς γενόμενος | ἐν τῶι ἐπὶ Ναυσίου ἄρχοντος ἐνιαυτῶι, | καὶ οἱ μελανηφόροι καὶ οἱ θεραπευταὶ ὑπὲρ | τοῦ δήμου τοῦ Ἀθηναίων καὶ τοῦ δήμου τοῦ | Ῥωμαίων Ἴσιδι Δικαιοσύνηι ἱδρύσαντο.

Item added: February 5, 2016
Item modified: April 14, 2016
ID number: 22430
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