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Honors by Adoniasts, Aphrodisiasts and Asklepiasts for Alexandros (I BCE-I CE) Rhodian Peraia [Aulai] - Caria

Rhodian Peraia [Aulai] (Caria, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I BCE-I CE
IRhodPBlümel 471 = IRhodPBresson 57 = PHI 283048 = AGRW ID# 21041
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1130


Base of red marble found in the ruins of a Byzantine church (42 x 72 x 62 cm).

Alexandros son of Kephalon has been honored by the devotees of Adonis (Adoniastai), Aphrodite (Aphrodisiastai), and Asklepios (Asklepiastai) who are in Aulai with a gold crown–along with his wife Nysa from Kos.  Epaphroditos from Kos has been honored by the devotees of Heroes (Heroistai) and Samothracian deities (Samothrakiastai) with a gold crown–along with his wife Tryphera from Ephesos.

Translation by: Harland

Ἀλεξάνδρου Κεφαλλᾶνος τειμαθέν[τος] | ὑπὸ Ἀδωνιαστᾶν Ἀφροδεισιαστᾶν | Ἀσκλαπιαστᾶν τῶν ἐν Αὐλαῖς | χρυσέῳ στεφάνῳ || καὶ τᾶς γυναικὸς αὐτοῦ Νύσας Κῴας | καὶ Ἐπαφροδείτου Κῴου τιμα|θέντος ὑπὸ Ἡροειστᾶν Σαμ̣[ο]|θρᾳκιαστᾶν χρυσέῳ στεφά|νῳ καὶ τᾶς γυναικὸς αὐτ[οῦ] || Τρυφέρας Ἐφεσ[ίας].

Item added: January 2, 2016
Item modified: November 6, 2020
ID number: 21041
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