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[131] Honors by Leather-cutters for the Leader of an Association of Romans (late I CE) Thyatira - Lydia

Thyatira (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), Late I CE
AGRW 131 = TAM V 1002 = IGR IV 1169 = PHI 264433 = AGRW ID# 243
Copenhagen Inventory info: 389


Base of marble

The leather–cutters (skytotomoi) honored T. Flavius Alexandros son of Metrophanes of the tribe of Quirina, who was market–overseer in a vigorous and extravagant manner for six months, superintendent (curator) of the company (conventus) of Romans, ambassador to the emperor in Rome three times, (10) advocate in the laborious cases concerning the … Attaleians (?) .  . at his own expense, and priest of Artemis in a manner displaying piety and love of honor.  This was set up on behalf of Flavia Alexandra and Flavia Glykinna, his daughters.

Translation by: Harland

οἱ σκυτοτόμοι ἐτείμησαν ǀ Τ. Φλάβιον Μητροφάνους υǀἱὸν Κυρείνᾳ Ἀλέξανδρον ǀ ἀγορανομήσαντα ἑξάμηǀǀνον εὐτόνως καὶ πολυδαǀπάνως, κουρατορεύσαντα ǀ τοῦ τῶν Ῥωμαίων κονβέντου, ǀ πρεσβεύσαντα πρὸς τὸν Σεǀ[β]αστὸν εἰς Ῥώμην γʹ καὶ ἐκǀǀ[δ]ικήσαντα τὰ ἀχθέντα ὑπὲρ ǀ [Ἀτταλ]εατῶν πράγματα δαπάǀ[ναις] ἰδίαις, ἱερασάμενον τῆς Ἀρǀ[τέμ]ιδος εὐσεβῶς καὶ φιλοτείμως ǀ [ὑπὲ]ρ Φλαβίας Ἀλεξάνδρας καὶ ǀǀ [Φλα]βίας Γλυκίννης τῶν θυγατέǀ[ρων] ἀναθέντα. vac.

Item added: November 14, 2011
Item modified: October 18, 2020
ID number: 243
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