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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 586


DEDICATIONS MADE BY NIKAGORAS OF RHODES

Greek text:   IG_12.1.1036 , Lindos_2.151
Date:     c. 197 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Nikagoras was a Rhodian general, who recovered some places in Caria that had been captured by king Philippos in 201 B.C.; see G.Reger, "The Relations Between Rhodes and Caria From 246 to 167 BC", page 79 ( academia.edu ).   Inscription A was found on Karpathos; B (not included by Dittenberger) was found at Lindos.


[A]   Nikagoras son of Pamphilidas, and by adoption son [of Nikagoras], who was chosen from all the citizens to be general for the war [on the mainland] on four occasions, having kept [(?) all the territory] and the fortresses free from harm for the [people], and recovered the territory of Pisyē, Idyma and Kyllandos, along with their fortresses, dedicated this to Poseidon Porthmios.

[B]   Nikagoras son of Pamphilidas, and by adoption son of Nikagoras, who was chosen from all the citizens to be general for the war on the mainland four times in succession, having kept all the territory and the fortresses that he received safe for the people, and recovered the territory of Pisyē, Idyma and Kyllandos, along with their fortresses,   and the generals who joined him in the campaign:

dedicated this to Athena Lindia and Zeus Polieus.

Leon of Rhodes, the son of Menippos, made it.

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