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Honors (frag.) by Brontaists for a Man (undated) Apameia Myrleia - Bithynia

Apameia Myrleia (Bithynia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
IApamBith 116 = Louis Robert, "Inscriptions de la Région de Yalova en Bithynie," Hellenica 7 (1949) 30–44, at 32-34 (no.2) = PHI 277636 = AGRW ID# 13202
Copenhagen Inventory info: 549


Slab found east of Kara-Kilise (43 x 67 x 26 cm).

. . . to honor the man alongside the gods with a monument (telamōn) of white stone, having gold crowns engraved on it, for the sake of honor and thanksgiving.  The Brontos-devotees (Brontaistai; i.e. Zeus Brontos, “the Thunderer”) supervised the erection of the monument.

Translation by: Harland

[— — —] | τειμᾶσαι τὸν ἄνδρα παρὰ τοῖς | θεοῖς ταλαμῶνι λίθου λευκοῦ | ἔχοντα ἐνκεχαραγμένους | στεφάνους χρυσέους, τειμᾶς || καὶ εὐχαριστίας χάριν· | ἐπιμεληθέντων τᾶς ἀναστάσεως | τοῦ ταλαμῶνος τῶν Βρονταϊστᾶν.

Item added: June 4, 2013
Item modified: September 18, 2020
ID number: 13202
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