Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Honors by Performers for Ulpius Aelius Pompeianus (128 CE) Ankyra - Galatia


Ankyra (Galatia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 128 CE
IAnkyraM 140 = IAnkyraB 127 = IGR III 211 = PHI 267068  = ID# 13507


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Rectangular statue base of limestone discovered in the foundations of a storehouse, now displayed in the Roman baths. On the same stone as IAnkyraM 141.

To good fortune.  The world-wide performers (technitai), sacred-victors (hieronikai), and crowned-victors (stephanitai) gathered around Dionysos and emperor Trajan Hadrian Caesar Augustus and their fellow-competitors (synagōnistai) set this up for Ulpius Aelius Pompeianus, the helledarch (i.e. “leader of the Greeks” in the province) and high-priest.  To good fortune.

Translation by: Harland



ἀγαθῆι τύχηι. | οἱ ἀπὸ τῆς οἰκου|μένης περὶ τὸν Δι|όνυσον καὶ Αὐτο||κράτορα Τραια|νὸν Ἁδριανὸν Καί|σαρα Σεβαστὸν τε|χνεῖται ἱερονεῖ|και στεφανεῖται || καὶ οἱ τούτων συν|αγωνισταὶ Οὔλπιον | Αἴλιον Πομπηιανὸν | τὸν ἑλλαδάρχην κα[ὶ] ἀρ|χι[ερ]έα ἀνέστησαν || τύχηι ἀγαθῆι.

Item added: June 21, 2013
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 13507
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