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Funerary Honors by Roman Businessmen for the Child Magas (I BCE-I CE) Kibyra - Lycia

Kibyra (Lycia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I BCE-I CE
IKibyra 56 = PHI 341140 = AGRW ID# 9684


Round base found in Chorzum (114 x 59 cm). Magas is likely a Macedonian name.

The People and the Romans engaged in business (pragmateuomenoi) honored Magas son of Sakerdos Diagoras, both because of his father’s complete pursuit of honor in relation to the People and because of his untimely death in his fifth year, having shown promise of doing good towards the homeland.

Translation by: Harland

ὁ δῆμος καὶ οἱ πραγματευόμε|νοι ἐνταῦθα Ῥωμαῖοι ἐτείμη|σαν Μάγαντα Σακέρδωτος Δια|γόρου υἱὸν διά τε τὰς τοῦ πατρὸς || εἰς τὸν δῆμον ἐκπλήρους φιλοτει|μίας καὶ διὰ τὸ προμοίρως αὐτὸν τε|λευτῆσαι περὶ ἔτη γενόμενον | πέντε ἀγαθὰς εἰς τὴν πατρίδα | ἐνφαίνοντα ἐλπίδας.

Item added: January 18, 2013
Item modified: January 20, 2013
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