Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[222b] Honors by Israelites for Jason of Knossos (ca. 150-50 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 150-50 BCE
AGRW 222 = IJO I Ach 67 = NewDocs VIII 12a = SEG 32 (1982), 809 = PHI 215712 = AGRW ID# 4510


Slab of white marble with a large wreath. For further comments, see the earlier Israelite inscription on this site (IJO I Ach 66)

The Israelites on Delos who contribute to the temple on (or: to sacred) Gerizim crown with a gold crown Sarapion son of Jason from Knossos because of his beneficence towards them.

Translation by: Harland

οἱ ἐν Δήλῳ Ἰσραελεῖται οἱ ἀ|παρχόμενοι εἰς ἱερὸν Ἀργα|ριζεὶν στεφανοῦσιν χρυσῷ | στεφάνῳ Σαραπίωνα Ἰάσο||νος Κνώσιον εὐεργεσίας | ἕνεκεν τῆς εἰς ἑαυτούς.

Item added: October 23, 2012
Item modified: February 8, 2016
ID number: 4510
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