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Honors by a Society of Artemis for Timokrates (200 BCE) Kition on Cyprus island - Southeastern islands

Kition on Cyprus island (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 200 BCE
IKitionY 2019 = SEG 39 (1989), no. 1526 = PHI 311271 = AGRW ID# 20450
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1487


Plaque of black marble found built into the wall of a house. Now in the Larnaca District Museum. Soanta was likely a place or neighborhood.

To good fortune.  The society (thiasos) of the Soanteians (Soanteioi) of Artemis honored Timokrates son of Stasioikos, his wife Timagion, his daughter Timis, his daughter Aristion, his sons Stasioikos, Boiskos, Aristokreon, Aristarches, Stasioikos’ son Timokrates, his daughter Karion, and Boiskos’ son Timokrates because of the goodwill which he has towards them.

Translation by: Harland

Ἀγαθῇ Τύχῃ | Σοαντείων ὁ θίασος τῆς | Ἀρτέμιδος Τιμοκράτην | Στασιοίκου καὶ τὴν γυναῖκα || Τιμάγιον, τὴν θυγατέρα Τίμιδα | καὶ τὴν θυγατέρα αὐτῆς Ἀρίστ[ιον] | καὶ τοὺς υἱοὺς αὐτοῦ Στασίοι̣[κον], | Βοΐσκον, Ἀριστοκρέοντα, Ἀρίστ[αρ]||χον, Στασιοίκου τὸν υἱὸν Τιμο[κράτην], | τὴν θυγατέρα Κάριον, Βοΐσκου [τὸν υἱ]|ὸν Τιμοκράτην vacat | εὐνοίας ἕνεκεν τῆς ||εἰς ἑαυτούς.

Item added: December 16, 2015
Item modified: December 18, 2020
ID number: 20450
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