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[3] List of New Members in a Synod of Herakles (159/158 BCE) uncertain - Attica

uncertain (Attica, Greece and Macedonia), 159/8 BCE
AGRW 3 = GRA I 38 = SEG 36 (1986) no. 228 = PHI 294182 = AGRW ID# 2998
Copenhagen Inventory info: 336


Slab of white marble with a triangular top (pediment), now in Liebieghaus Museum, Frankfurt a.M. (inv. 1570). The inscription records the entrance of fourteen new members into the association, which is comprised of members of the subdivisions (demes ), resident foreigners (metics), and slaves.

In the year that Aristaichmos was civic leader (archōn) and Sosander son of Philinos of Kydathenaion was priest, the following entered the synod (synodos) of Herakles, Sosander son of Philinos of Kydathenaion having paid for the monument (stele):   Demetrios of Paiania, Timagoras of Rhamnous, Soterichos of Antioch, Petron the house-bred slave, Sodas of Potamos, Glaukias of Antioch, Zopyros of Aphidna, Spercheios, Meleagros, Sindes, Sosibios, Hippodromos, and Attas.

Translation by: Kloppenborg

ἐπὶ Ἀρισταίχμου ἄρχοντος καὶ ἱερέως | Σωσάνδρου τοῦ Φιλίνου Κυδαθηναιέως, | οἵδε ἐνέβησαν [εἰ]ς τὴν σύνοδον τοῦ Ἡρα|κλέους, ἐπιδόντος τὴν στήλην Σωσάν||δρου Κυδαθηναιέως, vac. | Δημήτριος Παιανιεύς, Τιμαγόρας Ῥαμνούσιος, | Σωτήριχος Ἀντιοχεύς, vac. | Πέτρων οἰκογένης, vac. | Σώδας Ποτάμιος, Γλαυκίας Ἀντ||ιοχεύς, Ζώπυρος Ἀφιδναῖος, | Σπερχειός, Μελέαγρος, Σίνδης, | Σωσίβιος, Ἱπποδρόμος, Ἀττᾶς.

Item added: September 12, 2012
Item modified: April 2, 2020
ID number: 2998
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