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OGIS: 269


A THANK-OFFERING BY ATTALOS FOR HIS VICTORY OVER THE TOLISTOAGES

Greek text:   IvP_1.20
Date:   c. 238-227 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

The battle by the river Kaikos, which is also mentioned in OGIS_276, was clearly the occasion when Attalos decisively defeated the Galatians - a victory that was 'the greatest of his achievements' ( Paus_1.8'1 ).   For an explanation of how this inscription relates to the other dedications made by Attalos in the temple of Athena at Pergamon, see B.S.Ridgway, "Hellenistic Sculpture", vol.1 pp. 284-287 ( Google Books ).


[King Attalos dedicated] this thank-offering to Athene, [after defeating] the Tolistoagian [Galatians] in battle by [the source] of [the river] Kaikos.

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