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Translations of Hellenistic Inscriptions: 134


LIST OF CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE THEATRE AT IASOS

Greek text:   Iasos_133   ( I.Iasos 160 )
Date:   c. 198 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

This is the earliest of a long series of similar inscriptions from Iasos. The purpose of the contributions was to enable all citizens to attend some theatrical performances free of charge; the repeated phrase 'his appearance brought in a drachma and viewing was free' appears to mean that there was no charge for attending the performance, but the city received a token payment of one drachma for the use of the theatre. The translation is taken from C.Crowther, in "The Greek Theatre and Festivals: Documentary Studies", pp.302-304 ( Google Books ).


When Apollo was stephanephoros after Nemertes, the following made contributions:


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