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Dedication (frag.) to Hypsistos by an Association (ca. 200 CE) Serdica - Thrace

Serdica (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), ca. 200 CE
IThraceD, letter O (p. 316) = CCIS II 6 = Mitchell 1999, no. 75 = PHI 166318 = AGRW ID# 14337
Copenhagen Inventory info: 667


Altar of limestone (81 x 6 x 4 cm).

To good fortune!  Using their own resources, the association dedicated this as a vow to the god who hears, Hypsistos (“Highest”), by the agency of the priest Hermogenes and the president (prostatēs) Augustianus: Achilleus, Aurelis, Dios, Alexandros, Mokas, Mokianos, (10) Dometis, Sopheinos, Pauleinos, Pyros, Apolinaris, Mokianos, Selys (?), Alexandros son of Asklepiades, … Name (beginning with Thia…), Sebazianos (or, possibly: Sabazian society) … (remainder lost).

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῇ [τύ]χ[ῃ]. ǀ θεῷ ἐπηκόῳ ὑψίστῳ ǀ εὐχὴν ἀνέστησαν ǀ τὸ κοινὸν ἐκ τῶν ἰǀǀδίων, διὰ ἱερέως ǀ Ἑρμογένους καὶ προǀστάτου Αὐγουστιανοῦ· ǀ Ἀχιλλεύς, Αὐρῆλις, Δῖο<ς>, Ἀλέǀξανδρος, Μόκας, Μο[κι]ανός, ǀǀ Δομῆτις, Σοφεῖνος, Παυǀλεῖνος, Πύρος, Ἀπολινάǀρις, Μοκιανός, [Σ]ῆλυς (?) ǀ καὶ Ἀλέξανδρος Ἀσκǀληπιάδου, Θια[— —] (θία[σος ?), Σεβαζιǀǀανὸς Θη[․․․]ΤΟΥΤΑϹ ǀ [— — —]

Item added: July 16, 2013
Item modified: September 26, 2020
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