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Boundary Stone and Record of a Property Purchase by Soteriasts (ca. 200 BCE) Paros - Southwestern islands

Paros (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 200 BCE
Y. Kourayos and S. Detoratou, Archeologikon Deltion 54 B2 (1999) 790-791 + Chaniotis, EBGR (2005), no. 85 (for restoration in line 2) = SEG 54 (2004), no. 794 = AGRW ID# 22772


Slab of marble found at Paroikia.

Boundary of the property . . . of Hagnotheos (?) . . . son of Krinagores and the association (koinon) of devotees of Soter (“Savior”) whom Hagnotheos gathered together.  When Isegorides son of Iokles was. . ., they bought the property in Eles which is below the ones bordering Name . . . son of Neokleides from the boundary which is on the road to Leukon–concerning which the deed of sale has been inscribed–until the road leading away from the city as far as the building and the beginning of the graves.  The length is from the boundary . . . until the olive tree which is on the second road and from the boundary which is beside the olive tree beside Aristeas son of Name. . . cost for the measurement of land: 300 drachmas. . . The one assigning everything to. . .   The following were present: the registrars Diodoros (?) son of Dorkos and Alexes son of Euetes; the witnesses Amphianax son of Nikeas, Pataikos son of Hegillos, and Kallignotos son of Nikeas; and, the official in charge of commercial dealings, . . . Name son of Kleumnestos.

Translation by: Harland

[ὅρ]ος χωρί[ου] | [Ἁγνόθεος? {Chaniotis}] Κριναγόρου καὶ κοινὸν Σωτηριαστῶν | [οὓς συν]ήγαγεν Ἁγνόθεος : ἐπὶ Ἰσηγορίδου Ἰοκλ[έους?] | [. . ca. 5 . . .] χωρίον ἐπρίαντο ἐν Ἔλητι τῷ κάτω οἷς γείτων || [. . . ca. 4-7. . .]της Νεωκλείδου : ἀπὸ τοῦ ὅρου τοῦ ἐπὶ τεῖ ὁδῶι? π|[ρὸς τ]ῶι Λευκῶι, οὗ ἐνγέγραπται ἡ ὠνή, ἕως τῆς ὁδοῦ | [ἐκ πό]λεως φερούσης ἐπὶ τὴν οἰκίαν καὶ τῶν τάφων τ|[ῶν] ὑπαρχόντων· μῆκος δὲ ἀπὸ τοῦ ὅρου εὐθε[— —] | [ἕως] τῆς ἐλαίας τῆς ἐπὶ τῆς ὁδοῦ τῆς δευτέρας : ἀ||[πὸ τοῦ] ὅρου τοῦ παρὰ τὴν ἐλαίαν : παρὰ Ἀριστέου | [— —]σικλέους : περιήγητα δραχμῶν ΗΗΗ·: τῆι | [— —]ει ὁ ἀποδόμενος πᾶσαν· μνήμονες παρῆσαν | [Δι?]όδωρος Δόρκου, Ἀλεξῆς Εὐέτου· μάρτυρες | [Ἀμ]φιάναξ Νικέου, Πάταικος Ἡγίλλου, || [Καλ]λίγνωτος Νικέου· συνπωλητὴς | [— —]τιος Κλευμνήστου vac.

Item added: February 17, 2016
Item modified: August 7, 2018
ID number: 22772
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