|i.||Geographical area||Central Greece|
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CAPInv. 932: taxis ton pharetriton
|i.||Full name (original language)||
τάξις τῶν φαρετριτῶν (SEG 32: 487, ll. 3-4)
|ii.||Full name (transliterated)||taxis ton pharetriton|
IV. NAME AND TERMINOLOGY
|i.||Name in other forms||τὺ φαρατρῖτη (SEG 26: 614, l. 5)|
|iii.||Descriptive terms||τάξις, taxis|
|Note||taxis: SEG 32: 487, ll. 3-4|
SEG 32: 487 (l. ii BC)
SEG 26: 614 (e. ii BC)
SEG 32: 487 (editio princeps):
Roesch 1982: 166-7, no. 22
BE 1972: no. 185
BE 1983: no. 208
Roller 1989: no. 89
Marchand 2015: no. 7
SEG 26: 614:
Herkenrath 1906: 434 (editio princeps)
Fossey 1971: 242
Roesch 1982: 123, no. 3
GRA I no. 59
Marchand 2015: no. 6
SEG 32: 487
SEG 26: 614
AGRW ID# 3985
|i.a.||Source type(s)||Epigraphic source(s)|
|i.b.||Document(s) typology & language/script||Funerary inscriptions, one in the koine (SEG 32: 487) and the other in the Boiotian dialect (SEG 26: 614).|
SEG 32: 487: rectangular stele of local black limestone.
SEG 26: 614: rectangular stele of white marble with pediment and acroteria in relief.
|ii.||Source(s) provenance||Modern Vathy, in the territory of Tanagra close to Aulis|
VIII. PROPERTY AND POSSESSIONS
|ii.||Realty||The association probably owned burial grounds.|
|Note||Both members buried by the association are male, as is expected from an association of archers.|
|Note||Given their occupation, members are adults. If the association also involved retired soldiers, potentially elders could also have been members.|
|iv.||Status||Probably citizens, as the archers were auxiliaries of the army.|
|iv.||Honours/Other activities||Burial of members|
|i.||Local interaction||The archers in SEG 26: 614 join the Aphrodisiastai (see CAPInv. 934) and the Aristiastai (see CAPInv. 988) to bury their member Euklidas.|
Fossey, J.M. (1971), ‘A Propos of an Inscription of Vathy’, AAA 4: 240-5, esp. 242.
Fraser, P. (1977), Rhodian Funerary Monuments. Oxford: 149, n. 333 with addendum 170.
Herkenrath, E. (1906), ‘Inschrift aus Vathy’, MDAI(A) 31: 434-6, esp. 434.
Kloppenborg, J.S., and Ascough, R.S. (2011), Greco-Roman associations: texts, translations, and commentary: Attica, Central Greece, Macedonia, Thrace. Berlin, New York.
Marchand, F. (2015), ‘The Associations of Tanagra: Epigraphic Practice and Regional Context’, Chiron 45: 239–66.
Roesch, P. (1982), Etudes béotiennes. Paris: 123, no. 3 and 166-7, no. 22.
Roller, D. (1989), Sources and Documents on Tanagra in Boiotia. Amsterdam.
|Note||The taxis of archers joins two private associations for the burial of their common member, and one occasion bury one of their members by themselves. The epitaph they inscribed on the gravestone follows the formulae used by the other private associations from Tanagra.|