Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[237] Dedication for Apollo by Italian Devotees of Mercury, Apollo and Neptune (74 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 74 BCE
AGRW 237 = IDelos 1758 = GIBM IV 963 = IDelosChoix 157 = SIG 746 = PHI 64198 = AGRW ID# 1646
Copenhagen Inventory info: 890


Base of white marble (13 x 140 x 97 cm). Found in 1880 in the Agora of the Italians (inv. Ε 77). Now in the British Museum, inv. 1908,0505.1.

(left column) Marcus Calvius son of Aulus, Aulus Claudius son of Bacchius, Aulus Rotilius son of Lucius, Lucius Sulpicius son of Lysimachos, Marcus Plaetorius Flaccus son of Marcus, Aulus Castricius Achaios son of Decimus, Aulus Sulpicius Onesas son of Servius, Decimus Claudius Demetrios, son of Decimus.

(right column) Diogenes Herakleios son of Protogenes, Sextus Oppius Zeuxis son of Nemerius, Publius Servelius Epagathos son of Aulus, Titus Clodius Tryphon son of Gaius, who are devotees of Hermes (Hermaistai), Apollo (Apolloniastai), and Poseidon (Poseidoniastai), dedicated this to Apollo and the Italians, when Lucius Licinius Lucullus and Marcus Aurelius Cotta were consuls.

Translation by: Harland

(Left column, lines 1-8) Μάαρκ̣ος Καλούιος Αὔλου υἱός, | Αὖλος Κλαύδιος Βακχίου υἱός, | Αὖλος Ῥοτίλιος Λευκίου υἱός, | Λεύκιος Σολπίκιος Λυσιμάχου υἱός, || Μάαρκος Πλαιτώριος Μαάρκου Φλάκκος, | Αὖλος Καστρίκιος Δέκμου Ἀχαιός, | Αὖλος Σολπίκιος Σερουίου Ὀνησᾶς, | Δέκμος Κλώδιος Δέκμου Δημήτριος,

(Right column, lines 1-8) Διογένης Πρωτογέν[ους] | Ἡράκλειος, | Σέξτος Ὄππιος Νεμερίου | Ζεῦξις, || Πόπλιος Σερουίλιος Αὔλου | Ἐπάγαθος, | Τίτος Κλώδιος Γαίου | Τρύφων, | Ἑρμαισταὶ καὶ Ἀπολλωνιασταὶ καὶ Ποσειδωνιασταὶ γε||νόμενοι, Ἀπόλλωνι καὶ Ἰταλικοῖς, ἐπὶ ὑπάτων |Λευκίου Λικινίου Λευκόλλου καὶ Μαάρκου Αὐρηλίου Κόττα.

AGRW 237 from Delos, now in the British Museum (photo by Harland)

AGRW 237: Dedication to Apollo and the Italians, now in the British Museum
© Philip A. Harland 2012.

GIBM IV 963.
Used under a Creative Commons license. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Item added: January 26, 2012
Item modified: December 18, 2020
ID number: 1646
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