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Honors by Philosophers for Aelius Demetrios (100-200 CE) Alexandria - Delta region


Alexandria (Delta region, Egypt — Pleiades map), 150-200 CE
IAlexandriaK 98 = OGIS II 712 = SB V 8914 = PHI 227190  = ID# 16282


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Base of white marble (93 x 43cm) found in 1874. In the depot of the Greco-Roman museum at Moustapha Pacha in 1998 (inv M. 135; see IAlexandiaK, pp. 285-286).

The philosophers honoured Aelius Demetrios, the rhetorician, with Flavius Hierax, fellow–banqueter (syssitos), having set up the statue [?] for his… and “father.”

Translation by: Harland



Α̣ἴ̣λ̣ιον Δημήτριο[ν] ǀ τὸν ῥήτορα ǀ [ο]ἱ φιλόσοφοι, ǀ [Φλα]ουΐου Ἱέρακος ǀǀ [τοῦ] συσσίτου ἀναθέντος, [. . . . . . ca.13 . . . . . .] κ̣α̣ὶ̣ π̣α̣τ̣έ̣ρ̣α̣.

Item added: February 6, 2015
Item modified: December 13, 2015
ID number: 16282
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