Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Honors (frag.) by Devotees of the Muses (undated) Ialysos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands

Ialysos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), undated
IG XII, 1 680 = PHI 139228 = AGRW ID# 14713
Copenhagen Inventory info: 2084


Round base (60-65 x 67 cm diameter). The Mousaists are a group devoted to the Muses as divine figures.

(missing lines). . . the association (koinon) of devotees of the Muses (Mousaistai) honored him (or: her) with a commendation, with two gold crowns and with a bronze image on account of the piety, goodwill, and love of glory which he (or: she) has towards the association of devotees of the Muses.

Translation by: Harland

[— — —]Ω̣[— — —]․[— —]Ι̣εια[ν(?) τοῦ δεῖνος] | [τὸ κ]οινὸν τὸ Μουσαϊστᾶν ἐτ[ί]μασε | [ἐπ]αίνωι χ̣ρυσέοις [σ]τεφά[ν]οις δυσὶν̣ | εἰκόνι χαλκέαι || [εὐσε]βείας ἕνεκα καὶ εὐνοία[ς κ]α[ὶ] φιλ[ο]δ̣[οξί]ας | [τ]ᾶς εἰς τὸ κοινὸν τὸ Μουσαϊστᾶν.

Item added: November 2, 2013
Item modified: February 12, 2021
ID number: 14713
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