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A Decree from Chersonesos in Honour of Xenon, Son of Timotheos

A Decree from Chersonesos in Honour of Xenon, Son of Timotheos This article is devoted to the Chersonesos inscription iospe i 2 347, dating from c . 46 bc . An unpublished fragment found during excavations led by M. I. Zolotarev in the north-eastern area of Chersonesos in 1976 is the lower part of the said inscription and makes it possible to interpret the document as a proxeny decree relating to Xenon, son of Timotheos. Various indirect data point to the individual honoured here having originated from the South Pontic polis of Amastris. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia Brill

A Decree from Chersonesos in Honour of Xenon, Son of Timotheos

Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia , Volume 21 (2): 205 – Nov 13, 2015

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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Abstract

This article is devoted to the Chersonesos inscription iospe i 2 347, dating from c . 46 bc . An unpublished fragment found during excavations led by M. I. Zolotarev in the north-eastern area of Chersonesos in 1976 is the lower part of the said inscription and makes it possible to interpret the document as a proxeny decree relating to Xenon, son of Timotheos. Various indirect data point to the individual honoured here having originated from the South Pontic polis of Amastris.

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Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to SiberiaBrill

Published: Nov 13, 2015

Keywords: North Pontic region; Tauric Chersonesos; iospe ; prosopography; Bosporan kingdom; Amastris; Pontic Heraclea

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