Dedicatory inscription for contributions toward the temple Zeus Olympios by Theon (GER0103)

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Title

Dedicatory inscription for contributions toward the temple Zeus Olympios by Theon (GER0103)

Description

Limestone dedicatory inscription from Gerasa (69/70 CE) to Zeus Olympios by Theon on behalf of himself and his children Scymnus, Artemidorus, and Artemisia.

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.376, no.5, pl.XCVIa in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Date

Rights

Welles 1938

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

GER0103

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

fb5a2c70-736f-4a38-a15c-3e367d558105

Dedicatory Inscription Item Type Metadata

Dedicatory Type

Building (temple of Zeus Olympios)

Translation

Agathe Tyche, year 132 (ΒΛΡ): for the well-being of the Augusti and the concord of the demos, Theon son of Demetrios gave 7,100 drachmas of Tyrian silver toward the building of the naos of the temple of Zeus Olympios, whose suppliant he is, on behalf of himself and the temple slaves of Zeus, and the children of the same Theon, Scymnus and Artemidorus and Artemisia, having already given toward the building of the propylon another 1,500 drachmas. (after Rigsby 2000)

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Selected Bibliography

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.), 355-496. Baltimore: The American Schools of Oriental Research.

Citation

“Dedicatory inscription for contributions toward the temple Zeus Olympios by Theon (GER0103),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/7.

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