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Dedication to the Augustan Gods, Hermes and Herakles by Hymn-singers (I CE) Pergamon - Mysia and the Troad

Pergamon (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I CE
IPergamonSupp AM 29, 1904, Nr. 8 = IGR IV 318 = PHI 316579 = AGRW ID# 591


Base of white marble from the gymnasium terrace.

The hymn–singers (hymnōdoi), Apollonios son of Dionysodoros and Gnaius Octavius Bassos, the supervisors of children’s education, and the secretary Apollonios son of Trophimos set up the platform for the Augustan (Sebastoi) gods, Hermes, and Herakles.

Translation by: Harland

θεοῖς Σεβαστοῖς | καὶ Ἑρμεῖ καὶ Ἡρακλεῖ | Ἀπολλώνιος Διονυσοδώρου | καὶ Γναῖος Ὀκτάουιος Βάσσος || ὑμνωδοὶ vv οἱ παιδονόμοι | καὶ Ἀπολλώνιος Τροφίμου | ὁ γραμματεὺς τὸ βῆμα ἀνέθη|καν.

Item added: November 20, 2011
Item modified: December 3, 2015
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