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[33] Honors by Craftsmen for Priests of Athena [1] (90/89 BCE) Amphipolis - Macedonia


Amphipolis (Macedonia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map)
AGRW 33 = SEG 48 (1998), no. 716ter = PHI 312526  = ID# 924

 90/89 BCE

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Slab with a triangular top (pediment), now in the Museum of Kavala. Another similar inscription is to be found on this site: see SEG 61 (2011), no. 485.

Year 59 (of the Macedonian era). The association (koinon) of craftsmen (technitai; or: performers) crowned the priests of Athena, Philoxenos son of Perigenes, Euphrosynos son of Nikanor, Marcus Ampius Alexandros, Mainius . . . Name. The fellow priests (syniereis) crown Euphrosynos son of Nikanor and Philoxenos son of Perigenes.

Translation by: Ascough



ἔτους θʹ καὶ νʹ· τὸ κοινὸν | τῶν τεχνιτῶν ἐστεφάνωσε τοὺς | ἱερεῖς τῆς Ἀθηνᾶς Φιλόξενον Περιγέ|νου, Εὐφρόσυνον Νικάνορος, Μᾶρκον || Ἄμπιον Ἀλέξανδρον, Μαίνιον [— —] | [— —]· οἱ συνιερεῖς στεφανοῦσιν | Εὐφρόσυνον Νικάνορος, Φιλόξενον Περιγένου.

Item added: November 30, 2011
Item modified: March 27, 2017
ID number: 924
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One Comment

  • John Kloppenborg says:
    October 26, 2013 / Reply

    The location should be Macedonia, not Macedonia, Asia Minor

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