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Funerary Honors by Worshippers of Sarapis for Hermadion (ca. 250 CE) Philippi - Macedonia

Philippi (Macedonia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), ca. 250 CE
RICIS 113/1009 = P. Lemerle, "Inscriptions latines et grecques de Philippes (suite)," BCH 59 (1935) 126-164, at 140-141 (no. 40) = SIRIS 123 = PHI 150510 = AGRW ID# 23828
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1760


Slab found reused in a pillar of the Christian church near the forum.

To good fortune.  The worshippers (thrēskeutai) of Sarapis honored the most remarkable Quintus Flavius, their benefactor, as a memorial.

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ. | Κ(οίντον) Φλάβιον Ἑρ|μαδίωνα τὸν | ἀ̣ξ̣ιολογώτα||[το]ν οἱ θρησκευ|[ταὶ] τοῦ Σέραπι | [τὸ]ν εὐεργέτην | [μνή]μης χάριν.

Item added: April 1, 2016
Item modified: September 6, 2020
ID number: 23828
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