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T.97. Ephebic names

Description: Sandstone block (w: 1.29 x h: 0.58).
Text: Incised on the face, which is damaged; two different hands, with considerable space between.
Letters: i: 0.11; ii: 0.05.

Date: 54-68 CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Gymnasium (later Byzantine Baths), loose in front of the stretch of the east wall which seems to have formed a boundary to the Gymnasium court and presumably fallen from it; first recorded in 1936
Original location: Presumably the east wall of the Gymnasium Court.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


( vac. 6) Φιλίσκος Δ[---]
[---]ΟΝ[..]ΩΙΝΜΥΜΑ [---]
[--- Κ]αίσαρος Νέρ[ωνος ---]
[---]ώνιος ΙΑΙΩΝ [---]




i.2: Ἀ(ρί)μμα Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
ii.1-2: L σαʹ. Ῥόσων / [Ν]ώνιος Γαΐω Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

259: Filisco di Arimma. 260: Anno 201. Roson Nonio di Gaio.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(i) . . . ] Philiskos [ . . . ].

(ii) [(scil. in the time)] of Emperor Nero [. . -]onios [ . . .


ii: Perhaps part of a regnal date with the emperor named; the reading - taken from the photograph- is very uncertain.

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 259-260 (VII,134), pl.LXVIII, fig.19, whence SEG 9.519, SEG 9.520; revised by Reynolds, 1979-1980, 1 and plate 6, whence Robert, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1981.663, SEG 30.1788
Text constituted from: Transcription from photograph (Reynolds).


None available (2020).