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Honors by the Theaideteian Fellow-soldiers for Theaidetes (I BCE) Rhodos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands

Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I BCE
IG XII,1 75 = PHI 138611 = AGRW ID# 12514


Two blocks of marble that were joined together to form the base for two statues (103 x 26 x 83 cm). The second inscription, which is translated there, involves honors by associations..

(A)  (Not translated here.  See the Greek below).

(B) Theaidetes Autokrateus, who was victorious in the initial festival of the god Helios with a chariot led by young horses, has been crowned by the People with a praising olive crown, has been crowned by the People with a gold crown, and has been honored with a gold crown and a statue by the People together with his fellow-soldiers (synstrateusamenoi) in fortified ships during the war.   Furthermore, he has been honored (?) by the Theaideteian (i.e. the association named after its founder, Theaidetes) association of fellow-soldiers . . . and he has been honored . . . (remainder missing).

Translation by: Harland


[Καλλίστρατον Νικοστράτου — — —] | ․ΗΝΟ̣Ι̣ΤΩΙ̣ μν[ά]μ̣ω̣[ν](?) Καλλίστρατε χεῖρα Ποσειδὰν | [αὐτὸς ἀ]ειμνάστων θεὶς καθύπερθε δίφρων· | α[ὐ]τοῦ̣ ἕ̣κατι μάκαιρα σ[υ]νωρίδος ἵκετο Νίκα | ἄμβροτον ἀθλοφόρωι κ̣ρ̣ατὶ φέρουσα γέρας. || γάθησεν δὲ πατρὸς Νικοστράτου ὄλβιος οἶκος | πατρίς τ’ εἰναλία κυδιάνειρα Ῥόδος. | vac. | Σῖμος Ὀλύνθι[ος ἐ]ποίησε.


Θεα[ίδ]ητον Αὐτοκράτευς | νικάσαντα Ἁλίεια τὰ πρᾶτα τεθέντα ἅρματι πωλικῶι | κα[ὶ] στεφανωθέντα ὑπὸ τοῦ δάμου ἐπαίνωι θαλλοῦ στεφάνωι | καὶ στεφανωθέντα ὑπὸ τοῦ δάμου χρυσέωι στεφάνωι || καὶ τιμαθέντα ὑπὸ τοῦ δάμου μετὰ τῶν συνστρατευσαμένων | ἐν ταῖς καταφράκτοις ναυσὶ κατὰ πόλεμον [χρυ]σέωι σ̣τε̣φάνωι | καὶ ἀνδριάντι· καὶ τιμ[αθέ]ν[τα] ὑπὸ Θεαιδητείων | συνστ[ρατευσαμένων τοῦ κοινοῦ — — —]Ι[— — —] | καὶ τιμα̣θέ̣[ντ]α [ὑπὸ — — —] || [—]Ι̣Γ̣[— — —] | [— —]ΙΙ̣[— — —]

IG XII,1 75: Facsimile by Hiller von Gaertringen.
Public domain.


Item added: May 21, 2013
Item modified: April 6, 2016
ID number: 12514
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