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[77] Dedication to a Company of Asians (II CE) Montana - Scythia and Moesia

Montana (Scythia and Moesia, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), II CE (?)
AGRW 77 = IGBulg II 480 = PHI 168530 = AGRW ID# 3285


Monument of marble (15 x 57 x 30 cm).

The sweet offsping of Zeus and Semele, Lenaios, bestower of lavish gifts.  The priest Saturninus with his dear wife Magne set up this most excellent gift of his own production for the company (speira) of Asians (Asianoi) during the time of his priesthood.

Translation by: Ascough

τὸν Ζηνὸς Σεμέλης τε γλυκὺν γ̣[ό]νον ἀγλαόδωρον | Λήναιον τέχνης ἰδίης ἱερεὺς Σατορνεῖνος | σὺν φιλίῃ ἀλόχῳ Μά̣γνῃ δῶρον πανάριστον | Ἀσιανῶν σπείρῃ ἱερατεύοντες ἔθηκαν.

Item added: September 24, 2012
Item modified: January 20, 2016
ID number: 3285
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