III 91. Chersonesos. Decree with a list of "those who applied their seals", II century C.E.

Monument

Type

Panel. 

Material

Marble. 

Dimensions (cm)

H. 12.0, W. 8.0, Th. 3.0.

Additional description

Left side with remains of six lines of text, cut following ruled lines, is partially preserved. The front is polished. 

Place of Origin

Chersonesos. 

Find place

Sevastopol (Chersonesos). 

Find context

Northeast sector of the citadel of Chersonesos, north of the "Repository of Antiquities." 

Find circumstances

Found in 1896, excavations of K.K. Kostsyushko-Valyuzhinich (НА НЗХТ, д. 5, № 126; д. 25, л. 3, № 126). 

Modern location

Sevastopol. 

Institution and inventory

National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos, 34862. 

Epigraphic field

Position

On the front. 

Lettering

Narrow alpha with broken crossbar, narrow epsilon, theta with detached crossbar, nearly cursive mu, large omicron; serifs. 

Letterheights (cm)

1.4

Text

Category

Decree. 

Date

II century C.E. 

Dating criteria

Palaeography. 

Editions

Latyshev 1899, 22, № 30; IOSPE IV 155; IOSPE I2 387. 

Edition

[---]
[.].[--- ἐσφραγίσαντο α´ στίχωι·]
θεὰ [βασίλισσα Παρθένος --- πρῶτος ἄρ-]
χων [---]
δαμος [---]
5Ἀ̣λεξ[---]
[...]Σ̣[---]
[---]

Diplomatic

[---]
[·]·[---....................]
ΘΕΑ[.................---........-]
ΧΩΝ[---]
ΔΑΜΟΣ[---]
5.ΛΕΞ[---]
[···].[---]
[---]

EpiDoc (XML)

<div type="edition" xml:lang="grc">
   <ab>
      <lb n="0"/><gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="line"/>
      <lb n="1"/><gap reason="lost" quantity="1" unit="character"/><gap reason="illegible" quantity="1" unit="character"/><gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character"/> 
          <supplied reason="lost">ἐσφραγίσαντο <num value="1">α</num> στίχωι·</supplied>
      <lb n="2"/>θεὰ <supplied reason="lost">βασίλισσα 
          Παρθένος</supplied> 
          <gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character"/> 
          <supplied reason="lost">πρῶτος</supplied> <supplied reason="lost">ἄρ</supplied>
      <lb n="3" break="no"/>χων <gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character"/>
      <lb n="4"/>δαμος <gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character"/>
      <lb n="5"/><seg part="I"><unclear>Ἀ</unclear>λεξ</seg><gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character"/>
      <lb n="6"/><gap reason="lost" quantity="3" unit="character"/><orig><unclear>Σ</unclear></orig><gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character"/>
      <lb n="6a"/><gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="line"/>
   </ab>
   </div> 
Commentaries

Latyshev 1907, 62, ad № 155. 

 
Apparatus criticus

3-4: [Εὐρύ]δαμος IOSPE
5: Ἀλέξ[ανδρος - - -] IOSPE

Translation

[- - - Applied their seals, in the first row:] goddess [queen Parthenos - - - first] archon [- - -]

 

Images

(cc) © 2017 Igor Makarov (edition), Irene Polinskaya (translation)
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