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C.692. Fragmentary decree

Description: Fragment of an inscribed marble stele or panel, moulded above, (c. 0.35 high).
Text: line 1 is cut within a sunk area from which two lines have been erased. Faint traces of the earlier text are visible.
Letters: First century CE: line 1, 0.03; remainder, 0.02.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Cyrene: photographed in 1930/1; findspot unrecorded.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Cyrene Museum.


[Κυρανα]ίων ( vac. 3) ψ[ήφισμα ---]
[c. 10]ν̣ο ἐπὶ τοῦ [ἱερέως τοῦ μὲν Ἀπόλλωνος ---]
[c. 5 τῆς δὲ] θεᾶς Ῥώ[μης ---]
[c. 10] κ̣αὶ Τιβερ̣[ι---]
5[c. 10]ων ἐπὶ̣ [---]
[c. 10] καὶ ΚΕ[---]
[c. 10]Ν̣ΕΓΑ[---]
[c. 12]Τ̣Ο̣[---]


[......]ΙΩΝ      Ψ[......---]

Scarcely visible letters erased under line 1 and 2: [---]Ρ[.]Ρ[..]Ρ[---] / [---]Θ[..]ΑΩ[---]

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Decree of the Cyrenaeans: [ . . . ] in the [priesthood of Apollo of so-and-so, in the priesthood of] Goddess Roma [ of such-and-such . . . ] and Tiberios (i.e. Tiberius) [ . . .


For the dating formulae campare C.691

For the cult of Rome at Cyrene see also C.2, and C.114 with commentary.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Department of Antiquities, F. 1669)