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[189] Honors by Devotees of the God Dionysos Breiseus for a Benefactor (I CE) Smyrna - Ionia

Smyrna (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. I CE
AGRW 189 = GRA 137 = ISmyrna 652 = Jaccottet 2003, vol. 2, no. 115 = PHI 255058 = AGRW ID# 1424
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1325


Piece of a column base of marble (104 x 34 cm; letter height: 3.5–2.5 cm).

To good fortune!  The sacred synod (synodos) of Breiseans honored C. Julius Cheirisophos, son of the grammarian (grammatikos) C. Julius Mousonios, (10) who has displayed love of honor in serving as director of contests.

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῆι τύχη[ι·] | ἡ ἱερὰ σύνοδο̣[ς] | τῶν Βρεισέω̣[ν] | ἐτείμησεν || Γ. Ἰούλ. | Χειρίσοφο[ν] | Γ. Ἰουλ. Μουσω[νίου] | γραμματικ[οῦ] | υἱόν, || ἀγωνοθετή[σαντα] | φιλοτείμ[ως.]

Item added: December 28, 2011
Item modified: November 6, 2020
ID number: 1424
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