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MEMORIAL OF CHRYSO, HYDROPHOROS AT DIDYMA

Greek text:   Didyma_471
Date:   2nd century A.D.
Format:   see key to translations

Liberation from a tyrant was an important event in the history of any Greek city; this inscription proudly refers back to a liberation that happened almost 400 years earlier. Timarchos was expelled from Miletos in about 259/8 B.C.; see G.Hölbl,, "A History of the Ptolemaic Empire", page 44 ( Google Books ).


Chryso, hydrophoros of Artemis Pythia, the daughter of Automenes son of Antigonos and her mother (?) Dorothea daughter of Antiphon; being a descendant of Hippomachos son of Athenaios, who restored freedom and democracy to Miletos through king Antiochos Theos, (?) with the assistance of (?) Hippomachos, who was . . .; he went as envoy [to king Antiochos] . . .

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