Palmyra (Syria and Phoenicia, Greater Syria and the East — Pleiades map), 210/211 CE
IOriente 94 = CIS 2949 = IGR III 1051 = J. R. S. Sterrett, The Wolfe Expedition to Asia Minor (PASA, 3. Boston: Damrell and Upham, 1888) 442 (no. 641) = PHI 314537 = AGRW ID# 9053
This is the statue of Yaddai, son of Taimarsu, grandson of Taime, great grandson of Moqimu, son of Garba, the chief of the caravan (synodiarchēs) of merchants (emporoi). He has satisfied them everywhere . . . from Forat (?) . . . to Vologesias and has always lightened their load (?). The caravan (synodia) which travels down with him set this up in his honor in the 522nd year in the month of Dystros.
(Palmyrene text follows).Translation by: Harland
Item added: January 3, 2013
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