81. Epitaph of Sokrates

τῷ ἀδελφῷ

Kadaouas in memory of his brother Sokrates.

Round molded funerary base with a relief depicting a young child, seen by Naour in 1974 in the courtyard of a house near the secondary school in Çameli. The stone had been brought there from the old Turkish cemetery. The bottom was buried.

Height: at least 110 cm; diameter: 47 cm; letters 2.5-3.5 cm.

Naour 1976, p. 114, no. 3 (pl. V.3); SEG 26 (1976-77), no. 1419.

L. 1 : See no. 80 on the variation Καδαας.

L. 2 : In Asia Minor, the name Sokrates appears to be particularly common in Caria, Lydia and Phrygia. It is also attested often in Pisidia; cf. TAM III 74 (l. 10); 98; 184; 651; 770 (all Termessos). For Cibyra see IK Kibyra I 170; 245; 305.

L. 5 : The stone holds ΕΝΕΙΛΕ Ι. "The mistakes of the stone cutter were no doubt corrected in paint" (Naour).