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Honors (frag.) by Associations of Aphrodisiasts [1] (I BCE) Rhodos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands

Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I BCE
IRhodPC 8 = PHI 189893 = AGRW ID# 15025
Copenhagen Inventory info: 2009


Statue (?) base of Lartian marble. Here a man is honored (perhaps with a statue) by two different associations devoted to Aphrodite, one devoted to Queen Aphrodite and the other named after its founder, Theuphanes.

Name (likely on another stone) . . . has been honored by the association (koinon) of Aphrodite-devotees (Aphrodisiastai) of Queen Aphrodite with a gold crown, and by the association (koinon) of Theuphaneian Aphrodite-devotees with a gold crown.

Translation by: Harland

[τι]μ̣αθέντος ὑπὸ Ἀφροδισιαστᾶν Β̣[α]σ̣ιλείας | Ἀφροδίτας κοινοῦ χρυσέωι στεφάνωι κ̣[αὶ] | ὑ̣[πὸ] Ἀφροδισιαστ̣ᾶ̣ν̣ Θ̣ευ̣φανείων κοινοῦ̣ | χρυσέωι στεφάνωι.

Item added: March 9, 2015
Item modified: March 17, 2021
ID number: 15025
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