Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Honors by a “House” of Shippers for a Leader (undated) Amastris - Pontus

Amastris (Pontus, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
AGRW 94 = Gustave Mendel, “Inscriptions de Bithynie [II].” BCH 25 (1901) 5-92 (no. 184) = Adolf Wilhelm, Beiträge zur griechischen Inschrif- tenkunde: Mit einem Anhange über die öffentliche Aufzeichnung von Urkun- den (Sonderschriften des Österreichischen Archäologischen Instituts in Wien, 7 = Vienna: Alfred Hölder, 1909) 52 = PHI 265198 = AGRW ID# 48
Copenhagen Inventory info: 578


Fragment damaged on all sides.

The house (oikos) of the shippers honored M. Ulpius Rufonianus, the president (prostatēs) for life, … on account of  (?) … his virtue.  The shippers … set this up (?).

Translation by: Harland

ὁ οἶκος ὁ τῶν | ναυκλήρ<ω>ν | Μ. Οὔλπιον | Ῥουφωνιαν<ὸ>[ν] || τὸν διὰ βίου | προσ[τάτην] | ἀρετῆ[ς ἕνεκα ναύ]|κληροι [ἀνέθηκαν]

Item added: March 2, 2011
Item modified: September 18, 2020
ID number: 48
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