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Membership List of a Synod of Aphrodite (II CE) Hermonassa - Bosporan region


Hermonassa (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IBosp 1055 = PHI 183789  = ID# 7778

 II CE

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Fragmentary slab of marble (15 x 52 x 35 cm; letter height 1.5-2.0 cm). Found in the town of Taman town in 1930, now lost. This association is devoted to Aphrodite, likely Aphrodite Ourania (see also the dedication to Aphrodite Ourania in IBosp 75, from Pantikapaion)

(front face)
To good fortune.  Synod (synodos) of the goddess Aphrodite which is gathered around. . . Name, a functionary in the royal court, the priest . . . (remaining lines illegible)

(right face)
Julius son of Eros.

Translation by: Harland



(front face)

[ἀγαθῇ τ]ύχῃ. θεᾶς Ἀφροδείτης σύνοδος περὶ | [— — — — —] ἐπὶ τῆς αὐλῆς, ἱερ[έα — — — —]

(right face)

[Ἰού]λιος Ἔρωτος.

Item added: December 12, 2012
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 7778
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