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[209] Honors by Dyers for a Benefactor of the Gladiator Contests (II-III CE) Sagalassos - Pisidia

Sagalassos (Pisidia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), II-III CE
AGRW 209 = IGladiateurs 97 = IGR III 360 = PHI 281875 = AGRW ID# 1507


Statue base found northwest of the temple of Antoninus.

P. Aelius Quintus Claudius Philippianus Varus, life–long director of the Klareian and Varian contests, high–priest of Augustus, demonstrating his glory during the entire four days of the gladiatorial contests to the finish with iron weapons and (10) each of the five days with barbed iron spears. The guild (syntechnia) of dyers (bapheis) honoured their own benefactor, according to the decree of the Council and the People (dēmos), when Claudius Menis was superintendent.

Translation by: Harland

Π. Αἴλ. Κουίντον Κλ(αύδιον) ǀ Φιλιππιανὸν Οὐᾶρον, ǀ ἀγωνοθέτην διὰ βίου ǀ ἀγώνων Κλαρείων καὶ ǀǀ Οὐαρείων, ἀρχιερέα ǀ τοῦ Σεβαστοῦ καὶ φιλόδοǀξον ἡμερῶν δ’ ὁλοǀκλήρων ὀξέσι σιδηǀροῖς ἐπὶ ἀποτόμοις ǀǀ ἐκάστης ἡμέρας εʹ ǀ καὶ σιδηροκόντρᾳ, ǀ συντεχνία βαφέων ǀ τὸν ἴδιον εὐεργέτην ǀ βουλῆς καὶ δήμου ǀǀ δόγματι, ǀ ἐπιμελησαμένου ǀ Κλ. Μήνιδος.

Item added: January 3, 2012
Item modified: December 10, 2015
ID number: 1507
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