Ancient Greek Inscriptions

from Bulgaria

Klada Bg

Funerary inscription for Parmis son of Androklos

Monument IGBulg_0420
Editor(s)
Georgi Mihailov.
Type of monument
block
Material
limestone
Find place
Sozopol, found in 1946 during the excavations of the necropolis at Kalfata locality
Observed in
Origin
around Sozopol, found in 1946 during the excavations of the necropolis at Kalfata locality
Dimensions
height 31.5 cm, width 27 cm, depth 18 cm
Institution and inventory
Letter size
height 1.6 (ο), 2.6 - 3.5 cm
Layout description
Block, smoothed out on top, front and both sides; the back and the bottom are rougher. The inscription starts at 6 cm below the top of the block.
Decoration description
Text
Category of inscription
funerary inscription - prose
Date
second half of V or early IV c. BC
Dating criteria
lettering
Images
Text

Πάρμις (vac.)
Ἀνδρόκλο.

ΠAΡMΙΣ vacat
ANΔΡOΚΛΟ
Text
Parmis son of Androklos.
⤦ n: 1

tag: lb
Πάρμις Ἀνδρόκλο

nymRef: Πάρμις Ἀνδρόκλου
tag: persName
Πάρμις

ref: Parmis
nymRef: Πάρμις
tag: name

extent: unknown
unit: character
tag: space
⤦ n: 2

tag: lb
Ἀνδρόκλο

ref: Androclus
nymRef: Ἄνδροκλος
tag: name
.

tag: #text
Apparatus
Apparatus:
The text of the inscription is compared with the edition of Mihailov through personal observation by N. Sharankov.
2The letter omicron is smaller (1.6 cm h.).
Commentary

The name Parmis is frequently attested in Apollonia. The patronymic Ἄνδροκλος is a rare variant of the name Ἀνδροκλῆς.

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

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