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Honors (frag.) by Porters for M. Aurelius Thelymitres (late II CE) Miletos - Ionia


Miletos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), late II CE
Wolfgang Günther, "Ehrungen für einen milesischen Periodoniken," in Studien zur alten Geschichte (Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider Editore, 1986) 1.322-323 (no. 1) = SEG 36 (1986), no. 1052  = AGRW ID# 12210


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Fragment of a block of white-gray marble found in 1903 (23 x 22 x 9 cm). In this heavily reconstructed inscription, it is likely a guild of porters (sakkophoroi) that honors the athlete Thelymitres (see IMilet 939).

Too fragmentary to translate.

Translation by: Harland



[vac. Μάρκον Αὐρήλιον θηλ]υ̣μίτρην, νac. | [πυθιονείκην, καπετωλιο]νείκην, πε|[ριοδονείκην, παράδοξον, υἱὸν Μ.] Αὐρ. θηλυ|[μίτρου, πυθιονείκου, καπετωλιο]νείκου, || [παραδόξου, τὸν εὐεργέτην τῆς πατρίδο]ς σακ|[κοφόρων λιμενιτῶν ? τὸ ἱερὸν συνέδριο]ν̣.

Item added: May 16, 2013
Item modified: December 8, 2015
ID number: 12210
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