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Honors by Initiates and Others for a Herald (imperial era) Apollonia Salbake area [Kidrama] - Caria

Apollonia Salbake area [Kidrama] (Caria, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), imperial era
ICariaR 187 = PHI 259723 = AGRW ID# 12783


Kidrama was located about 20 km south southeast of Apollonia by Salbake mountain.

The Council, the People, the elders (geraioi), and the initiates (mystai) honored . . . Name son of Papos, deceased, who had served as sacred herald (hierokēryx) by descent (i.e. a hereditary position), a good and virtuous man, because of every virtue.

Translation by: Harland

[ἡ βο]υ̣λὴ καὶ̣ ὁ̣ δ̣[ῆ]|[μος κ]αὶ οἱ γεραιοὶ κα[ὶ] | [οἱ μ]ύ̣σται ἐτείμησαν | [․․․]λλαν Παπου ἥρωα̣, || [ἱε]ροκήρυκα διὰ γέ|[ν]ους, ἄνδρα ἀγα|[θ]ὸν καὶ ἄριστον, πά|[ση]ς ἀρετῆς ἕνεκεν.

Item added: May 29, 2013
Item modified: December 10, 2015
ID number: 12783
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