Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Common Grave of Society-members (I CE) Phanagoria - Bosporan region

Phanagoria (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), I CE
IBosp 987 = IPontEux II 365 = GGSR 625 = PHI 183720 = AGRW ID# 7732
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1301


Slab of limestone found west of the Phanagoria in 1878 (60 x 53 x 10 cm; letter height: 3.5 cm). Now in Kerch Historical and Archaeological Museum.

The society-members (thiaseitai = thiasitai) who are gathered around the priest Agathos: Basiliskos, Pothos, Ortykos and Dionysios, good men.  Farewell!

Translation by: Harland

θιασ[εῖται] | οἱ περὶ Ἀγαθοῦν | ἱερέα, Βασιλίσκε, | Πόθε, Ὀρτύκα, || Διονύσιε, ἄν|δρες ἀγαθοί, χαίρετε.

IBosp 987: Facsimile by Latyšev (IPontEux II 365).
Public domain.


Item added: December 12, 2012
Item modified: October 4, 2020
ID number: 7732
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