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Manumission (frag.) of Dionysios in a Judean Prayer-house (17 CE) Phanagoria - Bosporan region


Phanagoria (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
AGRW 89 = IBosp 985 = IJO I BS17 = IPontEux II 364 = PHI 183718  = ID# 8023

 17 CE (May-June)

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Slab of white marble (56 x 24 x 17 cm; letter height: 1.3 cm), now in the Hermitage Museum (inv. T.1880.7), St. Petersburg.

During the reign of King Aspourgos, friend of the Romans, in the 313th year on the 7th of the month of Daisios, Phodakos son of Pothon dedicated his house-bred slave, Dionysios who is also called Longion, . . . in the prayer-house (?) . . . on the condition of (?) . . . his respect and attendance (or: service).

Translation by: Harland



[β]ασιλεύοντος [βα]|[σ]ιλέως Ἀ̣σπούργο[υ] | φιλορω{ι}μαίου {φιλορωμαίου}, ἔτους | γιτ', μηνὸς Δαισίου ζ'. || [Φ]όδακος Πόθωνος ἀ|[ν]ατίθησι τὸν ἑαυτοῦ | [θρ]επτὸν Διονύσιον | [τ]ὸν κα̣ὶ Λον̣[γ]ίωνα ἐ|[πὶ] τ[ῆς προσευχῆς] Ἀ̣πόλ||[λωνι — — —]η․λτ[— — —]ασ|[— — —]κτη | [— — — ] | [— — —] || [— — —]αν | [— — —]Λ̣υσ․ | [— — —]νθε | [— — —]τ̣ης θω|[π]εί[ας ἕνεκα καὶ] προσ||[κ]αρ[τερή]σεως.

Item added: December 14, 2012
Item modified: November 3, 2015
ID number: 8023
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