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Honors by a Society for Asklepiades the Priest (123 or 108 BCE) Apameia Myrleia area [Triglia] - Bithynia

Apameia Myrleia area [Triglia] (Bithynia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 123 or 108 BCE
IApamBith 33 = PHI 277590 = AGRW ID# 13198
Copenhagen Inventory info: 213


Slab with a relief of Zeus holding a libation bowl over an altar on the right and a member of the society with an offering, together with a child, on the left (84 x 47 cm).

The members of the society (thiasitai) crowned for life Asklepiades son of Melidoros, who was priest in a proper and worthy manner in the 174th year, with both a plaque and a crown of flowers with a ribbon for life.

Translation by: Harland

οἱ θιασῖται Ἀσκληπιάδην Μελιδώρου ǀ ἱερωτεύσαντα καλῶς καὶ ἀξίως ǀ ἐν τῶι τετάρτωι καὶ ἑβδομηκοστῶι ǀ καὶ ἑκατοστῶι ἔτει ἐστεφάνωσαν ǀǀ τῇ τε στήληι καὶ στεφάνῳ ἀνθίνῳ ǀ μετὰ ταινίας διὰ βίου.

IApamBith 33. Photo © 1987 Thomas Corsten.

IApamBith 33.
Photo © 1987 Thomas Corsten. Reproduced with permission.

IApamBith 33: Sketch by Conze in Lüders 1873, plate I.
Public domain.

Item added: June 4, 2013
Item modified: September 18, 2020
ID number: 13198
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