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Honors (frag.) by Lapethiasts and Hermaists (undated) Rhodos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands

Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), undated
IRhodJ 36 (link) = PHI 190489 = AGRW ID# 14885
Copenhagen Inventory info: 2074


Base of Lartian marble (70 x 25 cm). This man is honored by several groups, including associations devoted to the god Hermes and to the hero Lapethos, namesake of the city Lapethos on the island of Cyprus (see Nonnos, Dionysiaka 13.432) . Lapethiasts are also attested at Lindos (see IG XII,1 867 on this site).

(one missing line) adopted son (?) . . . of Timostratos Brasios, who has been crowned by the devotees of Lapethas (Lapethiastai), by the neighbourhood (diagonia) of Thymoterpidians, by the Hermes-devotees (Hermaistai), and by the Agesitimeians and Kallikrateians.

Translation by: Harland

[— — —] | [καθ’ ὑοθεσία]ν δὲ Τιμοστράτ[ου] Βρα[σί]ου | [στε]φα[ν]ωθέντος ὑπὸ Λαπηθιαστᾶν καὶ ὑπὸ | [διαγ]ονίας τᾶς Θυμοτερπιδᾶν καὶ ὑπὸ Ἑρμαϊσ|[τᾶν] καὶ ὑπὸ Ἁγησιτιμείων κ[α]ὶ Καλλικρατε[ίων].

Facsimile by Jacopi. Public domain.

Item added: March 7, 2015
Item modified: March 18, 2021
ID number: 14885
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