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Klada Bg

Funerary inscription for Megakles son of Megakles

Monument IGBulg_0419
Editor(s)
Georgi Mihailov.
Type of monument
stele
Material
limestone
Find place
Sozopol, found in 1946 during the excavations of the necropolis at Kalfata locality
Origin
Apollonia
Observed in
Institution and inventory
Dimensions
height 40 cm, width 29 cm, depth 24 cm
Letter size
height 2 - 3.5 cm
Layout description
Stele, with all surfaces smoothed out; only the back is rougher. The inscription starts at 6 cm below the top of the stele.
Decoration description
Text
Category of inscription
funerary inscription - prose
Date
second half of V or early IV c. BC
Dating criteria
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Images
Text

Μεγακλῆς
Μεγακλέος.

MΕΓΑΚΛHΣ
MΕΓΑΚΛEΟΣ
Megacles son of Megacles.
⤦ n: 1

tag: lb
Μεγακλῆς Μεγακλέος

nymRef: Μεγακλῆς Μεγακλέους
tag: persName
Μεγακλῆς

ref: Megacles
nymRef: Μεγακλῆς
tag: name
⤦ n: 2

tag: lb
Μεγακλέος

ref: Megacles
nymRef: Μεγακλῆς
tag: name
.

tag: #text
Apparatus
Apparatus:
The text of the inscription is compared with the edition of Mihailov through personal observation by N. Sharankov.
Commentary

The name Megakles is attested in another funerary inscription from Apollonia, IGBulg 429.

The form for the genitive Μεγακλέо̄ς, corresponding to the later spelling Μεγακλέους, renders the long close [о̄] with the letter omicron.

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