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Regulations (frag.) for a Society’s Sacrifices (III BCE) Chalcedon - Bithynia


Chalcedon (Bithynia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
IKalchedon 13 = LSAM 2 = PHI 279239  = ID# 13204

 III BCE

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Slab of marble with a gable (17 x 23 x 45 cm).

. . . of Nikomachos . . . To good fortune.  The one purchasing the priesthood of the twelve gods will be priest for life who receives all of the hides and the thighs of the sacrificial victims from as many of the society-members who may sacrifice to the twelve gods in the Nikomacheian association (koinon).   Let each . . . bring the sacrifice which that person wants to sacrifice to the altar of the twelve gods and make the sacrifice . . . and the libation (?) . . . Furthermore, those bringing. . .

Translation by: Harland



[— — —] vac. Νικομάχου τοῦ θυ[— — —] | [— — —] vac. [— — —] | [τύχαι ἀγα]θᾶι. ὁ πριάμενος τὰν ἱερωτε[ίαν] | [τῶν θεῶ]ν τῶν δυώδεκα ἱερωτευσεῖ ἐ[πὶ] || [ζωᾶς λ]αζόμενος τῶν θυομένων πάν[των] | [τὰ] δέρματα καὶ τὰς κωλεάς, ὅσα κα τ[οὶ] | [θια]σῶται θύωντι τοῖς δυώδεκα θεοῖς ἐν τ[ῶι] | [κοι]νῶι τῶι Νικομαχείωι. ποταγόντω δὲ τ[οὶ —] | [— το]ὶ ἑκαστάκι γινόμενοι τὰ ἱερεῖα ἅ κα [δέηι] | [θυσιά]ζειν ποτὶ τὸν βωμὸν τὸν τῶν θε[ῶν] || [τῶν] δυώδεκα καὶ ποιούντω τὰν θυσίαν | [καὶ τὰν σπονδά]ν. αἰ δέ κα [μ]ὴ ποτάγ[ωντι — — —] | [— — —]

Item added: June 4, 2013
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 13204
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