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Honors by Initiates of Apollo on the Shores for Euxenos (ca. 150 BCE) Sardis area [near Gygaia lake] - Lydia

Sardis area [near Gygaia lake] (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 150 BCE
SEG 32 (1982), no. 1236 = SEG 32 (1982), no. 1236 = PHI 277195 = AGRW ID# 600


Slab of marble with a moulding and an olive branch at the top (77 x 46 x 12 cm).

Year six, when Hermogenes was high–priest, Apollonios son of Kadoas, the priest, and the initiates (mystai) of Apollo on the Shores honoured Euxenos son of Menandros, the Sardian who was in charge of the sacred revenues and who was a noble and good man towards them.  They are: Kadoas son of Pleri, Metrodoros son of Mithres, Apollonios son of Kallimachos, (10) Artemidoros son of Apollonios, Antiochos son of Menandros, Pytheas son of Chares, Onasos son of Diognetos, Menekrates son of Metrodoros, Mithres son of Metrodoros, Metrodoros son of Menekrates, … Name son of Antiochos, Dionysios Ap., Apollonios son of Artemidoros, … Name son of Apollodoros, Name …, Asklepiades son of Sokrates, and …

Translation by: Harland

ἔτους ςʹ, ἐπ’ ἀρχιερέως ǀ Ἑρμογένου, Ἀπολλώνιος ǀ Καδοου ἱερεὺς καὶ οἱ μύσται ǀ Ἀπόλλωνος Πλευρηνοῦ Εὔξενον ǀǀ Μενάν{αν}δρου Σαρδιανὸν τὸν ἐπ[ὶ] ǀ τῶν ἱερῶν προσόδων καλὸν ǀ καὶ ἀγαθὸν γενόμενον εἰς αὐτούς· ǀ εἰσὶν δὲ Καδοας Πλυηρει, Μητρόδωǀρος Μιθρήους, Ἀπολλώνιος Καλ{ι}λιǀǀμάχου, Ἀρτεμίδωρος Ἀπολλωǀνίου, Ἀντίοχος Μενά(ν)δρου, ǀ Πύθεος Χάρητος, Ὄνασος Διογνήǀτου, Μενεκράτης Μητροδώρου, ǀ Μίθρης Μητροδώρου, ǀǀ Μητρόδωρος Μενεκράτου, Ἀπελλιǀ[— —] Ἀντιόχου, Διονύσ̣[ιος] Ἀπǀ[— — Ἀ]πολλώνιος Ἀρτε[μιδῴ]ρο[υ], ǀ [— —]ς Ἀπολλοδώρου, Π . . . ǀ [– Ἀσ]κ̣ληπιάδης Σωκρ[άτου, —] ǀǀ [— — —]ος, Μητρόδω[—]

Item added: November 20, 2011
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