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Posthumous Honors by Isiasts and Other Groups for Philokrates (I BCE) Rhodos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands

Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I BCE
IG XII,1 157 = RICIS 204/0106 = SIRIS 177 = PHI 138695 = AGRW ID# 12530
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1618


Round altar of marble (67.5 x 176 cm). Philokrates and his wife, Hormorode, as well as other family members, also appear in a list of immigrants who contributed towards some civic project (see IRhodJ 6 on this site).

Philokrates, citizen of Ilion, who was granted the right of residence, has been honored by the association (koinon) of contributors (eranistai) of the Isis-devotees (Isiastai) according to the decree of Dexagoras; he has been honored by the fellow-sacrificers (synthythai) who are Rhodiasts (Rhodiastai) that possess the right to residence; he has been crowned by the devotees of Hermes (Hermaistai) and the Law-Bringing deity (Thesmophoriastai) with a gold crown; he has been crowned by the Philokrateian contributors (eranistai) of the Mation sub-division (ktoinetai) with a gold crown; he has been crowned by the Kamirians with an olive crown; and, he had been chorus-leader three times.  His wife Hermorode daughter of Hermogenes, Selgian, also honored him.

Translation by: Harland

Φιλοκράτευς Ἰλιέως | ὧι ἁ ἐπιδαμία δέδοται | τετιμαμένου ὑπὸ Ἰσιαστᾶν ἐρανιστᾶν | κοινοῦ κατὰ τὸ ψάφισμα τὸ Δεξαγόρα || καὶ τετιμαμένου ὑπὸ συνθυτᾶν | Ῥοδιαστᾶν ἐπιδαμιαστᾶν | καὶ ἐστεφανωμένου ὑπὸ Ἑρμαϊστᾶν | Θεσμοφοριαστᾶν χρυσέωι στεφάνωι | καὶ ἐστεφανωμένου ὑπὸ Ματίων κτοινετᾶν || ἐρανιστᾶν Φιλοκρατείων χρυσέωι στεφάνωι | καὶ ἐστεφανωμένου ὑπὸ Καμιρέων | θαλλοῦ στεφάνωι | καὶ κεχοραγηκότος τρίς· | καὶ τᾶς γυναικὸς αὐτοῦ || Ἑρμορόδης Ἑρμογένευς | Σελγίδος.

IG XII,1 157: Facsimile by Hiller von Gaertringen.
Public domain.

Item added: May 25, 2013
Item modified: March 17, 2021
ID number: 12530
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