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List of Society-Members Honored with Crowns (ca. 300 BCE) Salamis island - Attica

Salamis island (Attica, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), ca. 300 BCE
GRA I 12 = IG II² 2347 = PHI 4583 = AGRW ID# 3621
Copenhagen Inventory info: 276


Slab of bluish marble with the inscription on the front and on the right hand side (64 x 70 x 16 cm).

(side A [front])

On account of their zeal on behalf of the membership, the society-members (thiasōtai) voted crowns for: Philistides and Sosibios (both names in an engraved crown)

On account of their excellence and honesty that they have shown to the association of society-members, the association of society-members voted crowns for: Archestratos, Silanion, Epikrates, Silanion, Aristoteles, Archestratos, Antiphon, Kychraios, Euergetes, Pyrrinos, Epikrates, Epikles.

(side B [right])

Archestratos, Philistides, Eukleon, Pytheas, Euergetes, Silanion, Sosibos, Pamphilos, Kleophon, Epikrates, Thraseon, Parthenion, Hesychia, Erotis, Aetherion.

Translation by: Kloppenborg

(side A [front])

τούσδε ἐστεφάνωσαν οἱ θια[σ]ῶται φιλοτιμί|ας ἕνεκεν τῆς εἰς ἑαυτούς· | (in a crown): | Φιλιστίδην | Σωσίβιον || τούσδε ἐστεφάνωσεν τὸ κοινὸν τῶν θιασωτῶν ἀρετῆς ἕνεκα | καὶ δικαιοσύνης τῆς εἰς τὸ κοινὸν τῶν θιασωτῶν· |

(column 1, beginning at line 7) Ἀρχέστρατον | Σιλανίωνα | Ἐπικράτην ||Σιλανίωνα | Ἀριστοτέλην | Ἀρχέστρατον |

(column 2, beginning at line 13) Ἀντιφῶντα | Κυχραῖον || Εὐεργέτην | Πυρρῖνον | Ἐπικράτην | Ἐπικλῆν |

(side B [right], column 2, beginning at line 19) Ἀρχέστρατος || Φιλιστίδης | Εὐκλέων | Πυθέας | Εὐεργέτης | Σιλανίων || Σωσίβιος | Πάμφιλος | Κλεοφῶν | Ἐπικράτης | Θράσων || Παρθενίων | Ἡσυχία | Ἐρωτίς | Αἰθέριον

Item added: September 28, 2012
Item modified: April 6, 2020
ID number: 3621
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