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Honors by Phoenicians (?) for M. Junius Felix (220-250 CE) Lilybaion - Sicily


Lilybaion (Sicily, Italy — Pleiades map)
SEG 58 (2008), no. 1047 = M.T. Manni Piraino, "Mazara ed un ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΚΙΝΑΚΩΝ di eta romana imperiale," Oriens antiquus 8 (1969) 121-125 = SEG 58 (2008), no. 1047  = ID# 23319

 220-250 CE

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Low pillar (cippus) of marble in the garden of the Biblioteca comunale at Mazara del Vallo. For the interpretation of Kinakes in reference to Phoenicians settled at Mazara on Sicily, see Piraino 1969.

The association (koinon) of Phoenicians (?; Kinakes) set this up for from its own resources for its own patron, M. Junius Felix, member of the Council of Lilybaion who demonstrated love of honor with regard to the homeland.  d.d.b.

Written/translated by: Harland



Μ. ᾿Ιούν(ιον) Φήλι[κα] | βουλευτ(ὴν) Λιλυ[βα]|ιτῶν φιλοτει[μη]|σάμενον περὶ τὴ[ν] | πατρίδα τὸ κοινὸ[ν] | κινακων ἐκ τῶν | ἰδίων πάτρω[νι] | {wreath} ἀξίω(ι) | d.d.b.

Item added: February 27, 2016
Item modified: February 27, 2016
ID number: 23319
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