Thessalonike (Macedonia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), I CE
AGRW 50 = GRA I 76 = IG X,2.1 259 = RICIS 113/0537 = Nigdelis 2010, no. 12 = PHI 137441 = AGRW ID# 2388
Copenhagen Inventory info: 716
For the good fortune of Zeus Dionysos Gongylos (“Round”). Gaius Julius, cult official, consecrated to the god and gave by bequest to the current and future initiates (mystai), as long as they are banded together, one third of five plethra (five plethra is about 4.4 sq. km) of vineyards located in the village (asty) of Perdylia, on the following condition: As long as they maintain the legal right, they will use the income to hold a banquet of bread for the supporters (threpsantes), according to the tradition and the donation, on the 19th of the month of Dystros, on the 13th of the month of Daisios, and on the 23rd of the month of Gorpiaios. The current and future initiates also swear by the god, by the rites (orgia), and by the midnight bread to maintain the above ritual according to the bequest.
The initiates recorded below also consecrated two thirds of the five plethra. They will share in the income during their lifetime in the presence of the god and subsequently enrolled initiates will receive the same. The whole vineyard must remain unsold. The initiates have sworn accordingly to help to maintain the things agreed together.
(column 1) Lucius Fulvius Felix, priest, Marcus Ombrius Eros, Nikandros son of Nikandros, Herakeides son of Korragos, Gaius Julius Felix, Marcus Ombrius Makedon, Titus Sextius, Nonus Terraeus Hyacinthos, Antigonos son of Nikephoros, Marcus Lollius Attikus,
(column 2) Gaius Julius Agathopous, Avidius . . . Nonus Terraeus Firmanus, Marcus Lollius Sabinus, Gaius Raius Zosimos, Marcus Marius Cerealis, Marcus Antonius Primus.
This was set up with the consent of Straton son of Epikrates, by birth son of Dionysios, priest for a second time.Translation by: Ascough
Item added: August 9, 2012
Item modified: September 7, 2020
ID number: 2388
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