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Honors (frag.) by Artisans for Civic Functionaries (I CE) Chios - Northern islands


Chios (Northern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I CE
IChiosMcCabe 193 = Louis Robert, "Trois inscriptions de l’Archipel," REG (1929) 20–38, at 36 = PHI 246584  = ID# 10778


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Originally attributed to Erythrai but likely from Chios.

The .  . . and the artisans (cheirotechnai) . . . crown Neileas son of Neileas, who is in charge (?) . . . of matters concerning the market (agora), and those in charge with him (synarchontas): Theomnestos son of Diodoros (?) . . . for the sake of righteousness.

Translation by: Harland



[οἱ — κ]αὶ οἱ χειροτέχναι | [στεφανοῦσι τὸν ἄρξαντα τῶ]ν κατὰ τὴν ἀγο̣[ρ]ὰν | [— Νει]λέα Ͻ (Νειλέως) καὶ τοὺ̣ς̣ συν|[άρχοντας αὐτοῦ —] Θεόμνησ̣τ̣ο̣ν̣ Διο[δώρου?] || [— — ἀρετῆ]ς ἕνεκεν καὶ δικαι[οσύνης.]

Item added: February 12, 2013
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 10778
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