Papers of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens — 1.1882-1883

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THE THEATRE OF DIONYSUS.

KepKh 1. RIGHT.

No. 22. — 'JL^rjyrjTov \ e£ J^vTraTpihwv ^etpo\rovrjTov vrro
rod I A?//xou Bca (3lov.

C. I. A. 267 : V. 27. Date : Not much after Augustus.

The seat of the Interpreter, chosen from the Eupatridae for life
by vote of the people. See remarks under No. 2.

No. 23. —'lepewi ^aplrwv \ Kal 'AprepbiSos | 'J^TriTrvpiyiSias |

wvpcpopov.

C. I. A. 268 : V. 28. Date : Not before second century a.d.

The seat of the Priest of the Graces and Artemis Epipyrgidia,
[and] of the fire-bearing (priest). •

C. I. A. : Dianem hanc eandem esse, quae "Ekoltyi e7rt7rupyt8'a
dicitur a Pausania II. 30, 2, verissime dicit Vischer. Minus recte
idem de voce 7rup<£opo? (sic cum ipse scripsisset in tituli verbis, miro
errore in disputatione ^ws-^opou substituit). Ea vox non ad
'Apre/x/.So?, sed ad Upiws referenda est ut Nro. 264. Collocatio ver-
borum plane eadem est Nro. 294. Cf. Welch., Gr. Gotterl., II.
p. 405.

Pausanias, in the passage cited above, tells ■ us that there was a
statue of Hecate ,E7T67ri;pytSt'a which had three faces, and that it
stood on the Acropolis near the temple of Athena Nike (or "Wingless
Victory"). This temple stands on a large pier or abutment known
as the Uvpyos, which projects in front of the south wing of the
Propylaea, whence the name k-nrvpyi'&ia..

No. 24.—rIepe<w9 j IlocretScoyo? | (pvrdXplou.
C. I. A. 269 : V. 29. Date : Not before the second century a.d.

The seat of the Priest of Poseidon, the giver of fruitfulness.

As an Attic cult this is not otherwise known, but Poseidon was
doubtless worshipped under this title at Athens. Pausanias (II. 32,
8), in describing Troezen, says: "Eo-n 8e e£u> ret^ou? Kal IToo-etScaj'o?
iepov c£uraA/xtcw. Cf. Hartung, Relig. der Griechen, III. 214. See
M., Heor., 322.
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