Decree honoring Diophantos

Inscription honoring the emperor Zeno

Civic Oath of Chersonesos

Decree honoring Syriskos the historian

Base of statue for Agasikles

Proxeny decree for an ambassador from Mithridates Eupator

Decree honoring ambassadors from Herakleia

Base of statue for Aristonos

Treaty of alliance with the king Pharnakes I

List of those who won sport competitions

Inscription about the tax on prostitution

Fragment of a decree about the fortress of Napites

Inscription about construction of a city gate

Dedication to the goddess Nemesis

Inscription regarding the liberation of Kalos Limen

Decree honoring the emperor Marcus Aurelius

Decree honoring Gaius Julius Satyrus

Proxeny for a citizen of Sinope

Epitaph in verse on stele for Xanthos

Inscription on the stele set up by doctor

Epitaph in verse on stele for Oinanthe

Short epitaphs

Fragment of a list of those who won sport competitions in Chersonesos

Originally published by Latyshev; commentary by Solomonik

This fragment of a marble slab had been found in 1903 in the area around the Reliquary Church, under which an ancient theater was uncovered in 1957; the inscription dates to the first centuries A. D.


"Race - Diokles (...)
Double race - Diokles (...)
Long-distance race - Antilochos (...)
Wrestling - Kritoboulos ... and Theodosios (...)
Fisticuffs - Kritoboulos (...) and Antilochos (...)"


Above is a list of sports competitions which were held on a stadium: 1-stadium-long race (stadium was ancient Greek length unit equaling about 185 m), double-race, long-distance race, wrestling, and fisticuffs. Diokles was the one who won the first two competitions, Antilochos was the first in long-distance race, Kritoboulos and Theodosios got the best of in wrestling, though Kritoboulos and Antilochos, who participated in other competitions as well, were first in fisticuffs. Below, a verse of elegiac couplets honoring the main competitions victor is still visible.

Translation by © N. Khrapunov.

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