Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[32] Dedication to Augustus by an Association of Roman Merchants (27 BCE-14 CE) Akanthos - Macedonia

Akanthos (Macedonia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), 27 BCE-14 CE
AGRW 32 = GRA I 62 = SEG 1 (1923), no. 282 = SEG 1 (1923), no. 282 = PHI 152541 = AGRW ID# 258


Drum of white marble. The upper part of the inscription has been destroyed. The height and diameter are about 1.1 m and the letters are 0.03 m high and are well executed. It is like the base of a statue of Augustus.

The city, the association of Roman merchants, and the inhabitants dedicated this to emperor Caesar Augustus, god, son of god.

Translation by: Ascough

[Αὐτοκράτορι] | [Καίσ]αρ̣[ι] | [θ]εῶι θεοῦ [υἱῶι] | Σεβαστῷ ἡ πόλις καὶ οἱ συνπραγματευ||όμενοι Ῥωμαῖοι καὶ | οἱ παροικοῦντες.

Item added: November 12, 2011
Item modified: January 19, 2016
ID number: 258
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