Menippos was a trusted diplomat of Antiochos, who was sent by the king as an envoy to Rome in 193 B.C.; see J.D.Grainger, "A Seleukid Prosopography and Gazetteer", page 105 ( Google Books ), and "The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III", chapter 9 ( Google Books ).
This statue of king Antiochos [the Great] of Macedonia, the son of king Seleukos Kallinikos, his saviour and benefactor, was dedicated by Menippos son of Phanias.
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