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Dedication to Zeus Ourios by Italian Devotees of Mercury, Apollo and Neptune (ca. 100 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 100 BCE
IDelos 1754 = PHI 64194 = AGRW ID# 21481
Copenhagen Inventory info: 890


Part of a base of white marble (96.5 x 59.5 x 46 cm). Found in 1907 in a recent wall in the Hypostyle Hall, or Stoa of Poseidon (inv. Ε 15) .

(Latin) C. Heius Libo son of Titus, L. Pompilius son of Lucius, Q. Saufeius Trebianus son of Publius, A. Cottius son of Nemerius, L. Veturius son of Publius, M. Umbricius son of Marcus, D. Ampius freedman of Quintus, L. Aufidius Dorotheos the younger freedman of Lucius and Gaius, L. Paconius Tryphon freedman of Lucius, C. Seius Heracleo freedman of Gnaius, Ti. Maecius freedman of Lucius, and Cn. Tutorius Olympiodoros freedman of Publius, magistrates (magistreis), dedicated this to Jupiter Secundanus (“Secondary”).

(Greek, beginning at line 8) Gaius Heius Libo son of Titus, Lucius Pompilius son of Lucius, Quintus Saufeius Trebianus son of Publius, Aulos Cottius son of Nemerius, Lucius Veturius son of Publius, Marcus Ombricius son of Marcus, Decimus Ampius freedman of Quintus, Lucius Aufidius Dorotheos the  younger freedman of Lucius and Gaius, Lucius Paconius Tryphon freedman of Lucius, Gaius Seius Herakleon freedman of Gnaius, Tiberius Maecius freedman of Lucius, and Gnaius Tutorius Olympiodoros freedman of Publius.  The devotees of Hermes (Hermaistai), Apollo (Apolloniastai), and Poseidon (Poseidoniastai) dedicated this to Zeus Ourios (“of a Favourable Wind”) from their own resources.

Translation by: Harland

C. Heius T. f. Libo, L. Pompilius L. [f.], | Q. Saufeius P. f. Treb(ianus), A. Cottius N. f., | L. Veturius P. f., M. Umbricius M. f., | D. Ampius Q. l., L. Aufidius L. C. l. Dorot(heus) minor, || L. Paconius L. l. Trup(hon), C. Seius Cn. l. Heracleo, | Ti. Maecius L. l., Cn. Tutorius P. l. Olumpiod(orus), | magistreis de sua pequnia Iovei Sequndano. | Γάιος Ἥιος Τίτου υἱὸς Λίβων, | Λεύκιος Πομπίλιος Λευκίου υἱός, || Κοίντος Σαυφήιος Ποπλίου υἱὸς Τρεβιανός, | Αὖλος Κόττιος vv Νεμερίου v υἱός, | Λεύκιος Οὐετόριος v Ποπλίου v υἱός, | Μάαρκος Ὀμβρίκιος Μαάρκου υἱός, | Δέκμος Ἄμπιος Κοίντου, || Λεύκιος Αὐφίδιος Λευκίου καὶ Γαίου Δωρόθεος νεώτερος, | Λεύκιος Πακώνιος Λευκίου Τρύφων, | Γάιος Σήιος Γναίου Ἡρακλέων, | Τεβέριος Μαίκιος Λευκίου, Γναῖος Τουτώριος Ποπλίου Ὀλυμπιόδωρος, || οἱ Ἑρμαισταὶ καὶ Ἀπολλωνιασταὶ καὶ Ποσιδωνιασταὶ | ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων Διὶ Οὐρίωι ἀνέθηκαν.

Item added: January 15, 2016
Item modified: December 18, 2020
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