Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Honors (frag.) by Lycian Soldiers for the wife of Governor Theodoros (123-118 BCE) Paphos on Cyprus - Southeastern islands

Paphos on Cyprus (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 123-118 BCE
T. B. Mitford, "The Hellenistic Inscriptions of Old Paphos," ABSA 56 (1961) 1–41, at 30 (no. 80) = OGIS 162 = SEG 13 (1956), no. 580 = PHI 310841 = AGRW ID# 20552
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1983


Pedestal for a statue found in the sanctuary of Aphrodite (damaged on both the right and the left sides). In the Epigraphical Museum in 1961 (inv. KM 67). This is one of three statues (one for Theodoros, one for his wife, and one for his son) that shared one continuous pedestal (see Mitford, nos. 79-81 on this site).

Olympias (?) . . . wife of Theodoros, the . . . “cousin” of the king (?) . . . governor (stratēgos), . . . commander of the fleet (nauarchos), and high-priest.  The association (koinon) of Lycians (?) . . . stationed on the island set this up for his wife.

Translation by: Harland

[Ὀλυμπιάδα τ]ὴν Θεοδώρου τοῦ [συγγενοῦς] | [τοῦ βασιλέ]ως, τοῦ στρατηγοῦ κ[αὶ ναυάρχου] | [καὶ ἀρχιερέ]ως, γυναῖκα τὸ κοι[νὸν τῶν] | [ἐν τῆι νήσω]ι τασσομένων Λ[υκίων].

Item added: December 17, 2015
Item modified: January 12, 2021
ID number: 20552
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