Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Funerary Honors by an Association for Damas the Lydian (undated) Rhodos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands

Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), undated
IG XII, 1 160 = Foucart 1873, 231 (no. 50) = PHI 138698 = AGRW ID# 14785


Round altar found in the village of Asguru. If Damas was a member of this association, then this group likely consisted of immigrants to Rhodes.

Damas the Lydian has been honored by the association (koinon) with an olive crown.  Farewell, good man!

Translation by: Harland

Δαμᾶς Λυδὸς | τιμαθεὶς ὑπὸ | τοῦ κοινοῦ θαλλῶι | στεφάνωι | χρηστὸς χαῖρε.

Item added: March 12, 2015
Item modified: March 12, 2015
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