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[64] Honors for the Emperor by a Baccheion of Asians (196-198 CE) Perinthos-Herakleia - Thrace

Perinthos-Herakleia (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), 196-198 CE
AGRW 64 = GRA I 87 = IPerinthos 56 = Jaccottet 2003, vol. 2, no. 37 = PHI 167267 = AGRW ID# 2597
Copenhagen Inventory info: 638


Seen by Cyriacus in the city wall in 1444 CE.

For good fortune! For the health, victory, and eternal duration of our lord emperor Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax Arabicus Adiabenicus, of Marcus Aurelius Antonius Caesar, of his entire household, of the sacred Senate, and of the People of Perinthos, which oversees the temple. Marcus son of Horos has dedicated the pillar to the Baccheion of Asians (Asianoi) from his own resources, for the eternal honor and goodwill towards him. This was done when Statilius Barbaros was governor, Pomponius Justinianus was in charge of the sacred things (hieromnemon), Maximus son of Claudius was chief initiate, and Eutychos son of Epiktetos was priest. Prosper.

Translation by: Ascough

ἀγαθῆι τύχηι· | ὑπὲρ ὑγείας καὶ νίκης τοῦ κυρί|ου ἡμῶν Αὐτοκράτορος κ<αὶ> αἰωνίου | διαμονῆς Λουκίου Σεπτιμίου Σε||βήρου Περτίνακος Ἀραβικοῦ Ἀδια|βενικοῦ καὶ Μάρκου Αὐρηλίου Ἀντω|νίνου Καίσαρος καὶ τοῦ σύμ|παντος οἴκου καὶ ἱερᾶς συγκλή|του καὶ δήμου Ῥωμαίων καὶ βου||λῆς καὶ δήμου Περινθίων νεωκό|ρων, Μᾶρκος Ὥρου τὸν τελαμῶνα | τῷ Βακχείῳ Ἀσιανῶν ἐκ τῶν ἰδί|ων ὑπὲρ τῆς εἰς αὐτὸν ἀεὶ τειμῆς | καὶ εὐνοίας ἀνέθηκεν ἡγεμο||νεύοντος Στατιλίου Βαρβάρου, | ἱερομνημονοῦντος Πομπ<ω>νί|ου Ἰουστινιανοῦ καὶ ἀρχιμ<υ>στοῦν|τος Μαξίμου τοῦ Κλαυδίου, ἱερα|τεύοντος Εὐτύχους Ἐπικτήτου· || εὐτυχεῖτε.

Item added: August 12, 2012
Item modified: September 26, 2020
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