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OGIS: 239


A STATUE OF ANTIOCHOS III, DEDICATED BY MENIPPOS AT DELOS

Greek text:   IG_11.4.1111
Date:   205-191 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Menippos was a trusted diplomat of Antiochos, who was sent by the king as an envoy to Rome in 193 B.C.; see J.D.Grainger, "A Seleukid Prosopography and Gazetteer", page 105 ( Google Books ),   and "The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III", chapter 9 ( Google Books ).


This statue of king Antiochos [the Great] of Macedonia, the son of king Seleukos Kallinikos, his saviour and benefactor, was dedicated by Menippos son of Phanias.

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