Item:Q5585

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Foss, C., Byzantine and Turkish Sardis , Cambridge (Mass.) 1976 , pp. 5, 22, 115 no. 20 [edit]

Base for statue of Acholius, vicar of Asiana. Sardis (Lydia). Fourth to earlier fifth century. [edit]

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This man Acholius who having elevated the lofty chair of the vicars of Asia with spotless ordinances, to whom the council ( boule ) erected on account of his great goodness a humble statue, a most faithful witness of his good order, and when the foundations of stony surfaces were pierced, he built the sanctuary ( temenos ) of Eleutheria for the inhabitants.
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