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Honours for a Procurator by Initiates of Dionysos Kathegemon (I-II CE) Kyme - Mysia and the Troad


Kyme (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I-II CE
H. Bru and E. Laflı, "Inscriptions gréco-romaines d’Anatolie X," Chronique d’Orient (2021), 344-347 (no. 5) = SEG 65 (2015), 1101 = AGRW ID# 32852


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Base of marble discovered in 2011 under the civic marketplace (agora). Associations devoted to the god Dionysos Kathegemon are well attested in this region (e.g. at Pergamon and Philadelphia), as a search of Kathegemon on this site will show.

The initiates (mystai) . . . of the great god Dionysos (?) . . . Kathegemon (“the Leader”) before the city honored . . . Titius Flavius Primigenius, freedman (?) . . . of Augustus and procurator, . . . their own (?) . . . benefactor.

Translation by: Harland



[Διονύσ]ο̣υ Καθηγεμόνος | [μεγάλου θε]οῦ πρὸ πόλεως | [ο]ἱ μύσται | [Τίτον Φλά]ο̣υϊον Σεβαστοῦ || [ἀπελεύθε]ρ̣ον καὶ ἐπίτροπον | [Πριμ]ιγένιον | [τὸν ἑαυτῶν] εὐεργέτην.

Item added: December 10, 2021
Item modified: December 10, 2021
ID number: 32852
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