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Grave (frag.) Prepared by a Synod (late III CE) Pantikapaion - Bosporan region

Pantikapaion (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), late III CE
IBosp 103 = IPontEux IV 211 = PHI 182820 = AGRW ID# 7668
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1296


Rectangular slab of limestone broken in three (68 x 52-59 x 20 cm). Found at Kerch in 1899, now in Odessa Archeological Museum.

The synod (synodos) gathered around Pappos son of Ardarakos the priest, father Phidas, Hekatas the synagogue-leader (synagōgos), Dadas the goodness-loving official (philagathos), Philotas the assistant to the goodness-loving official (paraphilagathos), Dadas son of Antimachos the head of the gymnasium (gymnasiarchēs), and Gaius (?) the head of the youths (neaniskarchēs), and the rest of the synod-members (synodeitai) set this up in memory of . . . Name son of Euarestos in . . . the xth year on the xth of the (?) . . .  month of Pereitios.

Translation by: Harland

ἡ σύνοδος ἡ περὶ ἱ[ε]|ρέα Πάππον [Ἀρ]δαράκο[υ] | καὶ πατέρα Φίδαν καὶ συ|ναγωγὸν Ἑκατᾶ{ν} καὶ φιλά[γα]||θον Δάδαν [καὶ] παραφιλάγα|θον Φιλώταν γυμνασιάρ|χην Δάδαν Ἀν[τ]ι[μ]άχου | [κα]ὶ νεανισκάρχην Γ[άϊ]ον? | καὶ οἱ λοιπο[ὶ] συνοδεῖτα[ι] || ἀνέστησ[α]ν Ἡ[— — —]ην | Εὐαρέστου στ[— — — μνή]|μης χάριν ἐν [τῷ ․․․ʹ ἔτει], | μηνὸς Περ[ειτίου ․․ʹ].

Item added: December 11, 2012
Item modified: October 4, 2020
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