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Honors by Italians for Gaius Ofellius Farus (ca. 100 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 100 BCE
IDelos 1679 = François Queyrel, "C. Ofellius Ferus," BCH 115 (1991) 389–464, at 403-404 = PHI 64127 = AGRW ID# 21186


Statue base of white marble (26 x 82 x 60 cm). Found in 1880 in the agora of the Italians (inv. Ε 87 and 88).

The Italians (Italikoi) set this up for Gaius Ofellius Ferus son of Marcus because of his righteousness and generosity towards them.  This was dedicated to Apollo.

Dionysios son of Timarchides and Timarchides son of Polykles, Athenians, made this.

Translation by: Harland

Γάιον Ὀφέλλιον Μαάρκου υἱὸν Φέρον Ἰταλικοὶ | δικαιοσύνης ἕνεκα καὶ φιλαγαθίας τῆς εἰς ἑαυτούς, | Ἀπόλλωνι. | Διονύσιος Τιμαρχίδου || καὶ Τιμαρχίδης Πολυκλέους | Ἀθηναῖοι ἐποίησαν.

Item added: January 5, 2016
Item modified: January 5, 2016
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