Letter of Eumenes II to a Carian City
Welles, Royal Correspondence 49


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Category: Royal Letter
Subject: Letter of Eumenes II to an unidentified Carian city (perhaps Bargylia rather than Iasos) requesting recognition of the games for Athena Nikephoros at Pergamon as crowned and of the inviolability (asylia) of her sanctuary.
The lower part of the stele preserves the beginning of an answering decree of the city
Date: Spring, 182 BC.
Bibliography: K.J. Rigsby, Asylia. Territorial Inviolability in the Hellenistic World (Berkeley, 1996) 369-70 no. 177.
Location: Paris, Louvre Museum.

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