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Victors (frag.) in Competitions of Physicians – Rufinus (138-161 CE) Ephesos - Ionia

Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 138-161 CE
IEph 1164 = PHI 248247 = AGRW ID# 8270


Block (29 x 107.5 x 37 cm; letter height: 2.8 cm). For a full description, see IEph 1162 on this site.

. . . sons of Aelius Menandros, the chief-physician (archiatros).

Surgical instrument contest: Publius Vedius Rufinus, chief-physician.

Lucius Julius Myron served as head of the gymnasium of the physicians (iatroi) during the two days of the contest.  To good fortune.

Translation by: Harland

ὑοὶ Αἰλίου Μενάνδρου ἀρχιιατροῦ· | ὀργάνου· Πό(πλιος) Οὐήδιος Ῥουφεῖνος ἀρχιιατρός· | γυ<μ>νασιαρχοῦντος τῶν ἰατρῶν ταῖς | τοῦ ἀγῶνος δυσὶν ἡμέραις Λ(ουκίου) Ἰουλίου || Μύρωνος· | ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ·

IEph 1164: Drawing by Josef Keil, “Ärtzteinschriften Aus Ephesos,” JÖAI 8 (1905) 131.
Public domain.


Item added: December 19, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 8270
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