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[204] Honors by Civic Institutions and the Settlement of Romans for a Benefactor (post-127 CE) Tralles - Caria

Tralles (Caria, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), post-127 CE
AGRW 204 = ITrall 80 = CIG 2927 = PHI 262950 = AGRW ID# 1490


No description of stone available. The reading is based on Boeckh’s sketch in CIG.

Tralles honored Aulus Fabricius Priscianus Charmosynus. He has been commander of the city voluntarily; he has been manager of the grain including the 60,000 measures (modii) of grain from Egypt which came into his homeland by agreement with lord Caesar Trajan Hadrian Augustus; he has paid in advance from his own resources the honor of grain as well as the expenses incurred until now; and, he is a good and patriotic man adorned with every kind of virtue and trustworthiness. Even as the homeland gave witness for him many times through the honor that was granted to him in the registers and decrees of the Council and the People. This took place when Claudius was crown-bearer…

Translation by: Harland

[ἡ βουλὴ καὶ ὁ δῆμος καὶ οἱ ἐν Τράλλεσι] | <κ>α<τ>οι<κ>ο[ῦ]ν̣τες Ῥωμαῖοι ἐτείμησαν Αὖλον Φαβρίκιον | Πρεισκιανὸν Χαρμόσυνον στρατηγήσαντα | τῆς πόλεως αὐθαιρέτως, σειτωνήσαντα δὲ || καὶ τὸν ἀπὸ Αἰγύπτου σεῖτον συνχωρηθέντα | τῇ πατρίδι αὐτοῦ ὑπὸ τοῦ κυρίου Καίσαρος | Τραιανοῦ Ἁδριανοῦ Σεβαστοῦ μοδίων μυρι|άδας ἓξ καὶ προχρήσαντα ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων | τὴν τειμὴν τοῦ σείτου καὶ τὰς γενομένας || μέχρις ἐνθάδε δαπάνας, ἄνδρα ἀγα|θὸν καὶ φιλόπατριν, πάσῃ κεκοσμημένον | ἀρετῇ καὶ πίστει, καθὼς ἡ πατρὶς αὐτῷ | ἐμαρτύρησεν πολλάκις διὰ τῆς γενομένης | εἰς αὐτὸν τειμῆς ἔν τε τοῖς ἄκτοις καὶ || τοῖς ψηφίσμασι τῆς τε βουλῆς καὶ τοῦ δήμου· | γενόμενον ἐ̣πὶ στε̣φανηφόρ̣[ου Κλαυ]δίας τ̣[ῆς . . . ]ωνί|δου νε[ - - - ]

Item added: January 2, 2012
Item modified: December 10, 2015
ID number: 1490
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