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Honors by Lycians for Diasthenes (131-127 BCE) Paphos on Cyprus - Southeastern islands

Paphos on Cyprus (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 131-127 BCE
T. B. Mitford, "The Hellenistic Inscriptions of Old Paphos," ABSA 56 (1961) 1–41, at 29 (no. 77) = OGIS 146 = PHI 310838 = AGRW ID# 20546
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1983


Pedestal in two fitting pieces found in the sanctuary of Aphrodite.

The association (koinon) of Lycians stationed on the island set this up for Diasthenes, the “cousin” of the king, on account of his generosity.

Translation by: Harland

τὸ κοινὸν τῶν ἐν τῆι νήσωι | τασσομένων Λυκίων Διασθενῆ | τὸν συγγενῆ τοῦ βασιλέως | φιλαγ̣αθίας ἕνεκεν.

Item added: December 17, 2015
Item modified: January 12, 2021
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