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Victors (frag.) in Competitions of Physicians – Secundus (138-161 CE) Ephesos - Ionia


Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 138-161 CE
IEph 1165 = PHI 248248  = AGRW ID# 8273


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Block found in the church of Mary (28 x 56 cm; letter height: 2.8 cm).

. . . Publius Aelius (?) . . . Menandros, chief-physician (archiatros)

Surgical instrument contest: Publius (?) . . .  Aelius Secundus.

Publius Vedius. . . Spendon was head of the gymnasium of the physicians (iatroi) during the two days of the contest.

Translation by: Harland



[Πό(πλιος) Αἴλιος Μέ]νανδρος ἀρχιατ̣ρ̣ός· | [ὀργάνου· Πό(πλιος) Α]ἴλιος Σεκοῦνδος· | [γυμνασιαρχ]οῦντος τῶν ἰατρῶν ταῖς | [τοῦ ἀγῶνος δ]υσὶν ἡμέραις Πο(πλίου) Βηδίου || [— — Σπέ]νδοντος.

IEph 1165: Drawing by Josef Keil, “Ärtzteinschriften Aus Ephesos,” JÖAI 8 (1905) 131.
Public domain.

Item added: December 19, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 8273
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