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[142] Honors by Hymn-singers of the Mother Goddess for a Benefactor (III CE) Thyatira - Lydia

Thyatira (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), III CE
AGRW 142 = TAM V 955 = ILydiaKP II 49 = PHI 264385 = AGRW ID# 789


Base of marble found between Thyatira and Hierocaesareia.

To good fortune!  The hymn–singers (hymnōdoi) of the Mother of the gods honoured with the erection of a statue Aurelius Polythallos, son of Aurelius Menophilianos Fronto Polythallos, a man proven in every position of leadership and service (leitourgia).

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῆι τύχηι. ǀ οἱ ὑμνῳδοὶ τῆς Μητρὸς τῶν ǀ θεῶν ἐτίμησαν ἀνδριάντος ǀ ἀναστάσει Αὐρ. Πολύθαλλον, υἱὸν ǀǀ Αὐρ. Μηνοφιλιανοῦ Φρόντωνος ǀ Πολυθάλλου, ἀνδρὸς ἐν πάǀ[σ]αις ἀρχαῖς καὶ λειτουργίαις ǀ ἐξητασμένου.

Item added: December 1, 2011
Item modified: December 4, 2015
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