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[122] Honors by the Therapeutists of Zeus for a Civic Leader (ca. 100 BCE) Sardis - Lydia

Sardis (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 100 BCE
AGRW 122 = ISardBR 22 = PHI 263133 = AGRW ID# 136


Slab of blue marble found near the temple of Artemis (62 x 63 x 12 cm; letter height: 2.2).

The sacred therapeutists of Zeus from among those who enter the shrine crowned Sokrates Pardalas son of Polemaios, the foremost man of the city, for following in his ancestors’ footsteps in his piety towards the deity.

Translation by: Harland

οἱ τοῦ Διὸς θεραπευταὶ τῶν εἰ[ς] ǀ τὸ ἄδυτον εἰσπορευομένων καθιǀερώσαντες ἐστεφάνωσαν ǀ Σωκράτην Πολεμαίου Παρδαλαν, ǀǀ τὸν πρῶτον τῆς πόλεως, διακείǀμενον ἐκ προγόνων πρὸς τὸ ǀ θεῖον εὐσεβῶς.

ISardBR 22: Photo from ISardBR 22.
Public domain.


Item added: November 10, 2011
Item modified: December 4, 2015
ID number: 136
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