Palmyra (Syria and Phoenicia, Greater Syria and the East — Pleiades map), 193 CE
IPalmyra 87 = IOriente 165 = CIS 3948 = IGR III 1050 = John Robert Sitlington Sterrett, The Wolfe Expedition to Asia Minor (PASA, 3. Boston: Damrell and Upham, 1888) 440-441 (no. 639) = AGRW ID# 9045
This is the statue of Taimarsu, son of Taime, grandson of Moqimu, great grandson of Garba, the chief of the caravan (synodiarchēs). . . . The merchants (emporoi) (?) . . . who travel with him from Spasinou Charax set this up in his honor and in honor of Yaddai and Zabdibol, his sons, because he lavishly paid . . . 300 old gold denarii (denarii aurei [?]; Persian dinars [?]) of expenses for them and pleased them. This was done in the 504th year in the month of Xandikos.
(Palmyrene text follows).Translation by: Harland
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