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Honors by a Society for the Commander Theodoros (240-220 BCE) Soloi on Cyprus - Southeastern islands

Soloi on Cyprus (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 240-220 BCE
T.B. Mitford, "Further Contributions to the Epigraphy of Cyprus," AJA 65 (1961) 93-151, at 134-135 (no. 35) = SB XV 10142 = SEG 20 (1964), no. 293 = PHI 303459 = AGRW ID# 20871
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1504


Plaque of white marble (25.8 x 30.5 x 4 cm). Purchased by the Cyprus Museum in 1910 (inv. 200).

To good fortune.  The society of the descendents (of military settlers) honored Theodoros son of Demetrios from Arsinoe of Pamphylia, commander stationed in Charadros (in Cilicia); his wife, Myraitha daughter of Zenothemis, from Samos; and, their children, Archikles and Demetrios, on account of their virtue and goodwill which they have towards the society.

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῆι τύχηι· | ὁ θίασος τῶν Ἐπιγόνων | Θεόδωρον Δημητρίου | Ἀρσινοέα τῆς ἐπὶ Παμφυλίας || ἡγεμόνα τὸν τεταγμένον | ἐπὶ Χαράδρου, καὶ τὴν γυναῖκα | αὐτοῦ Μυραῖθα Ζηνοθέμιος | Σαμίαν καὶ τοὺς υἱοὺς Ἀρχικλῆ[ν] | καὶ Δημήτριον, ἀρετῆς ἕνεκ[α] || καὶ εὐνοίας τῆς εἰς αὑτ[όν].

Item added: December 27, 2015
Item modified: January 14, 2021
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