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Honors by Civic Institutions and Alexandrian Businessmen for Harpokration [A] (II CE) Perinthos-Herakleia - Thrace


Perinthos-Herakleia (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IPerinthos 27 = IGR I 800 = CIG 2024 = IGLAM 1465 = PHI 167237  = ID# 14152

 II CE

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Statue base of white marble found by Cyriacus of Ancona (in 1444) in the Church of John the Baptist and later rediscovered (in 1988) in excavations of the acropolis (118 x 52-69 x 43 -58 cm).

To good fortune.  The Council and the People honored Publius Aelius Harpokration, also named Proclus, who built (or: repaired) the sanctuary of Tyche (Tychaion; Fortune).  The Alexandrians engaged in business (pragmateuomenoi) in Perinthos set up the statue for the sake of honor.

Written/translated by: Harland



ἀγαθῆι τύ̣χ[ηι]· | ἡ βουλὴ καὶ ὁ δῆμος | ἐτείμησεν Πό(πλιον) Αἴλιον | Ἁρποκρατίωνα τὸν καὶ || Πρόκλον τὸν τὸ Τυχαῖον | κατασκευάσαντα. Ἀλεξαν|δρεῖς οἱ πραγματευόμενοι | ἐν Περίνθῳ τὸν ἀνδριάντα | ἀνέστησαν τειμῆς χάριν.

Item added: July 4, 2013
Item modified: July 8, 2013
ID number: 14152
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