Dedicatory inscription mentioning Trajan and Plotina (GER0113)

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Title

Dedicatory inscription mentioning Trajan and Plotina (GER0113)

Description

Dedicatory inscription on a stone block of from Gerasa, dated 115/116 CE.

Source

Publisher

Jones 1928, 156, no.15a

Date

Rights

Jones 1928

Format

Stone

Language

Identifier

GER0113

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

fe44d2b8-2640-464b-afa1-c7c4ed36736c

Inscription Item Type Metadata

Diplomatic

]TYXI E TOYΣ ΗΟΡ
]ΕΒΑΣΤΩΝΣΩΤΗΡΙΑΣ
]ΟΜΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ
]ΧΕΝ

Translation

[Agatha] Tyche. In the year 178 (=115/116 CE), [on behalf of the] saviors Sebastoi [and by the] agreement [of the demos].... set up (this).

Diplomatic Constituted From

Jones 1928 no.15a

Description

Rectangular block framed by a moulding. From the inscription, it appears to be related to a dedication of a monument or statue, but that portion of the inscription is not preserved.

Letters

Letter size=2cm

Role 1

Role 2

Notes

The inscription is dated according to Gerasa's local era, which was instituted in 63/62 BCE, probably linked to Pompey's conquests in the region in those years.

Citation

“Dedicatory inscription mentioning Trajan and Plotina (GER0113),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/18.

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