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Honors (frag.) by a Synod for T. Flavius Demetrios and Theano (98-117 CE) Delos - Southwestern islands


Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 98-117 CE
IDelos 1522 = PHI 63958  = ID# 21076


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Part of a slab broken in two (60 x 50 x 14 cm). Found at Mykonos in the church of Saint John. In the Delos Museum in 1937 (inv. Δ 496).

. . . (opening lines outlining the contributions of the benefactors are too fragmentary to translate) . . . (resolution beginning at line 12) The synod (synodos). . .  resolved (?) . . . to crown Titus Flavius Demetrios son Sopatros of Quirina tribe (i.e. a tribe at Rome), who increased the revenues of the god.  The synod . . . also resolved (?) . . . to crown Theano daughter of Sopatros from Melite subdivision, who increased the revenues. . . of the god (?). . .  The public proclamation is to be taken care of by the yearly overseer (episkopos), paying 100 Attic drachmas sacred to Dionysos, and everyone among the society-members (thiasitai) who does the announcement is to recover one third of this fee.  (20) Also, a copy of this decree is to be transmitted to the secretary of the Council and deposited into the archives.  This is to be inscribed on a slab which is to be placed on the floor of the temple (hieron).

Translation by: Harland



{missing lines} [— — —]ΥΠΕ․ΤΗ[— — —] |[— — —]ΕΧΕΙΟ․․․․․․․ΕΝΤΩΙ[— — —] | [— — —]Λ[— — —]ΣΩ̣ΝΑ[— — —] | [— — —]Α[— — —] || [— — —]ΩΙΔ̣․․․․․․․ διακοσίας δραχμὰς [— — —] | [— — —]ΘΙΤ․․․․․Ν̣ΑΝΑ․․ΣΕ[— — —] | ․․․ ἐ[ν τῶι?] π̣ί̣νακι ․․․․ΤΟΝΑΝΑ [— — —] | Ν̣Α[․ ἐ]πίσκοπος τοῦδε τοῦ ψηφίσματος τὸ ἀντίγραφο[ν ․․․․․] | [․․ κ]αταβάλλεται — ca.12 — ΙΙΤΩΙΔΕ[— — — τοῦ ἐνεσ?]||τῶτος ἐπισκόπου εἰς τὴν κατ[εσκ]ευασμένη̣ν δέ[λτον? τό?]|δε τὸ ψήφισμα {Ε̣Ξ̣} ἀνα[γ]ορεύεσθ[αι ἀεὶ?] ἐ̣π̣ὶ̣ τοῦ [β]ωμοῦ [σὺν τῶι?] | λοιπῶ<ι> κόσμωι· vac. ἡ σύνοδος ΑΛ̣․․․․ΕΙΤΩΝ στ[εφανοῖ Τῖτον] | Φλαούιον Σωπάτρου υἱὸν Κυρί[να Δη]μ̣ήτριον αὐξ[ήσ]αντα [τὰς] | τοῦ θεοῦ προσόδους· vac. ἡ σύνοδος Α̣․․․․ΙΧΕΙΤΩΝ [σ]τεφαν[οῖ Θεα?]||νὼ {Ι} Σωπάτρου [Με]λιτέως θυγατέρα αὐξήσα[σα]ν τὰς [τοῦ θεοῦ] | προσόδους· τῆς δὲ ἀναγορεύσεως ποιεῖσθαι [τὴ]ν ἐπιμέλ[ειαν κα?]|τὰ τ̣ὰ̣ ἔτη ΙΙΛΛΗ τὸν ἐπίσκοπον ἢ ὀφίλειν ἱερὰς τῶ<ι> Διονύσωι δραχ[μὰς] | ἀττικὰς ἕκατον καὶ εἶναι πράξιμα παντὶ τῶ<ι> εἰσα[γ]γείλαντι θιασιτ[ῶν μέ]|ρος ἔχοντι τρίτον τοῦ προστίμου· τοῦ δὲ ψ[η]φίσματος παραδοθῆναι || τοῦδε τὸ ἀντίγραφον τῶ<ι> τῆς [β]ου[λ]ῆς γρα[μμα]τεῖ καὶ κατατάξαι εἰς [κι]|βωτόν· ἀναγράψαι δὲ αὐτὸ καὶ εἰς στήλην ἣν καὶ ἀνατεθῆναι εἰς [τὸ] | δάπεδον τὸ ἐν τῶι ἱερῶι.

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Item modified: February 19, 2016
ID number: 21076
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