Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), undated
IG XII,1 158
= PHI 138696
= ID# 12532
Broken base. The honors here are granted by a group of immigrants from Herakleia (or, less likely, devotees of Herakles; see also IG XII,1 963 from Chalke island on this site). There are many cities by this name, the closest of which may be Herakleia by Latmos mountain or Herakleia by Salbake mountain, both in Caria. The latter city had previously been in an alliance with the Rhodian power (SIG³ 618). Lycian cities had also previously been under the control of Rhodes.
Name son of Name . . . from Phaselis (in Lycia) has been honored by the association of . . . Herakleians (or, less likely: devotees of Herakles) with a gold crown because of . . . his benefactions (?) . . . towards them. His wife Timanassas of Tlos (in Lycia) also honored him.
Translation by: Harland
[(nomen) —ο]υ Φασηλίτα τιμαθέντος ὑπὸ Ἡρακλεωτᾶν | [— —]σ̣ωνείων κοιν̣οῦ χρυσέωι στεφάνωι | [— εὐεργ]εσίας ἕ̣ν̣εκα τᾶς εἰς αὐτούς· καὶ | [τᾶς γ]υναικὸς Τιμανάσσας Τλ[ώ]ιας.
IG XII,1 158: Facsimile by Hiller von Gaertringen.
Item added: May 25, 2013
Item modified: March 16, 2015
ID number: 12532
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