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Honors (frag.) for a Priest Involving a Corporate Body of Women (undated) Stratonikeia area [Panamara] - Caria


Stratonikeia area [Panamara] (Caria, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
IStratonikeia 352 = Georges Cousin, "Inscriptions du Sanctuaire de Zeus Panamaros," BCH 28 (1904) 20–53, at 39 (no. 23b) = PHI 261973  = ID# 12765


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Stone broken in the middle with two inscriptions (only the text on side B is presented here).

. . . the priest has contributed (?) . . . towards the celebrations of Hera in an extravagant manner, inviting the corporate body (politeuma) of women (gynaikes) and distributing to each member one denarius, along with the other customary things.  Likewise, he did the same for the women who came down together with their husbands, both locals and . . . foreigners (?) . . .

Translation by: Harland



[— εἰς τὸ] | [Ἥ]ραιον πολυτ[ελῶς] | [κ]αλέσας τὸ πολεί[τευ]|μα τῶν γυναικῶν, [δοὺς δὲ] | ἑκάστῃ μετὰ τῶν λ[οι]||π̣ῶν τῶν ἐξ ἔθους [ἀ]|νὰ 𐆖 {denarius symbol} αʹ, ὁμοίως καὶ τ[αῖς] | σὺν ἀνδράσιν ἀνα̣[βᾶσι γυ]|να̣[ιξ]ὶν ἐντοπίο[ις καὶ] | [ξέναις —]

Item added: May 28, 2013
Item modified: December 10, 2015
ID number: 12765
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