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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 455


THE LEAGUE OF ISLANDERS HONOURS AGATHOSTRATOS OF RHODES

Greek text:   IG_11.4.1128
Date:     c. 250 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Agathostratos was a Rhodian admiral, who defeated the fleet of Ptolemy II - see Polyaen_5.18'1. For a reconstruction of the monument of Agathostratos on Delos, see N.Badoud & F.Herbin, "Le monument d’Agathostratos de Rhodes à Délos" ( academia.edu ). The date of the monument is discussed by N.Badoud, "Rhodes et les Cyclades à l'époque hellénistique" ( academia.edu ).  


The League of Islanders dedicated this statue of Agathostratos of Rhodes, the son of Polyaratos, to all the gods.

Phyles of Halikarnassos made the statue.

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