Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Grave of Philokyrios Cared for by the Brothers – Christian (after 212 CE) Perinthos-Herakleia - Thrace

Perinthos-Herakleia (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), after 212 CE
IPerinthos 168 = PHI 167379 = AGRW ID# 14182


Fragment of a slab with a triangular top (pediment) decorated with a rosette (38 x 37 x 11 cm).

Aurelius Philokyris ☧ (Christian) son of Dion laid down this tomb for himself from his own resources.  I summon my brothers (adelphoi) to take care of it.

Translation by: Harland

[Αὐ]ρ̣(ήλιος) Φιλοκύρις ☧ Δίωǀ[ν]ος ἑαυτῷ κατέǀ[σ]τησα ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων [τὸ] ǀ [λ]ατόμιν παρακαλῶ ǀǀ [δὲ] τοὺς ἐμοὺς ἀδε[λ]ǀ[φο]ὺς προνοεῖν.

IPerinthos 168: Facsimile by Kalinka.
Public domain.

Item added: July 4, 2013
Item modified: January 19, 2016
ID number: 14182
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