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Honors (frag.) by Naval Panathenaists for a Man (90-70 BCE) Lindos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands


Lindos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 90-70 BCE
ILindos 303 = PHI 191023  = ID# 14992


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Two blocks of marble forming a rectangular base. The honoree was likely a naval leader during the Mithradatic wars.

. . . (at least two missing lines) Name . . . who has been crowned . . . with olive and gold (?) . . . crowns by the . . . the association (koinon) of celebrators of the Panathenaia festival (Panathenaistai) who are soldiers (strateutai) under the leadership . . . of Name of a ship with four sets of oars (quadrireme) and Damagoras chief of a ship with three sets of oars (trireme) . . ., under the leadership of Aristonymos, also chief of a ship with three sets of oars . . . man and Sosos, and under the leadership of Name, also chief of a ship with three sets of oars, . . . on account of virtue, goodwill and love of glory which they have towards them.  He has been crowned with gold crowns by the association (koinon) of celebrators of the Panathenaia festival who are soldiers under the leadership of Timotheos of a ship with four sets of oars and sailing . . . and under the leadership of the Hesteios and sailing (?) . . . on account of his virtue, goodwill, and love of glory  . . . towards them (?) . . .

Translation by: Harland



[— — —] | [— — —] | [καὶ] στεφανωθέν[τα πλεονάκις θαλλίνοις καὶ χρυσέοις?] | [στ]εφάνοις ὑπὸ Πα[ναθηναϊστᾶν στρατευσαμένων] | [κοιν]ο̣ῦ̣ τῶν τε ὑπὸ ἄρχ[οντα τετρηρέων ․․]εα[— —] || καὶ τριήραρχον Δαμαγόρα[ν καὶ τῶν ὑπ]ὸ ἄρχοντα | Ἀριστώνυμον καὶ τριηράρχ[ους ․ ․ ca.5 ․ ․α]νδρον καὶ | Σῶσον καὶ ὑπὸ ἄρχοντα Πασι̣[․ ․ ca.5 ․ ․] καὶ τριήραρχον | ․․ιστ․․․αν̣ ἀρετᾶς ἕν<ε>κα καὶ εὐνοί[α]ς καὶ φιλοδοξίας τᾶς | [ε]ἰς αὐτούς, καὶ στεφανωθέντα χρ[υ]σέοις στεφάνοις || [ὑπὸ Πα]ναθηναϊστᾶν στρατευσαμ[έ]νων κοινοῦ τῶν τε | [ὑπὸ ἄρχοντα] τετρηρέων Τιμόθεο[ν] καὶ ἐπίπλουν | [— — — καὶ τ]ῶ̣ν ὑπὸ ἄρχοντα τ[ετρηρ]έων Ἕστει{ει}ον {Ἕστειον} καὶ | [ἐπίπλουν — — — —] ἀρετᾶς ἕνε[κα καὶ] εὐνοίας καὶ φιλοδοξίας | [τᾶς εἰς αὐτούς]. vac.

Item added: March 10, 2015
Item modified: March 16, 2015
ID number: 14992
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