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[2] Decree of Society Members Honoring a Treasurer (194/193 BCE) Athens - Attica

Athens (Attica, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), 194/193 BCE
AGRW 2 = GRA I 31 = IG II² 1323 = RIG 971 = PHI 3539 = AGRW ID# 2991
Copenhagen Inventory info: 274


Plaque of Pentelic marble, broken at the bottom.

Gods!  In the year that Dionysios was civic leader (archōn), in the month of Elaphebolion, during the regular assembly, the society members (thiasōtai) approved the motion that Zeno son of Zenodotos of Erikeia proposed: Whereas Theon, having been appointed as the treasurer for the year that Nikophon was civic leader (archōn), has rendered this service for many years; further, he has allocated funds for the sacrifices at the appropriate times with honesty; and, further, he has paid immediately the burial expenses for those who have died.  Likewise also the secretary (grammateus) has rendered service for many years.  Whereas these two continue to show goodwill towards the association of society members and to put themselves at its disposal, and . . . the same . . . .

Translation by: Kloppenborg

θεο[ί]. | ἐπὶ Διονυσίου ἄρχοντος, Ἐλαφηβο|λιῶνος ἀγορᾶι κυρίαι· ἔδοξεν τοῖς θι|[α]σώταις· Ζήνων Ζηνοδότου Ἐρικεεὺς || εἶπεν· ἐπειδὴ Θέων κατασταθεὶς τ[α]|μία[ς ε]ἰς τὸν ἐνιαυτὸν τὸν ἐπὶ Νικ[ο]|φῶντος ἄρχοντος λελειτούργηκ[εν] | ἔτη πλείω, μεμέρικεν δὲ καὶ εἰς τὰς θ[υ]|σίας ἐν τοῖς καθήκουσι χρόνοις ἀπρ[ο]||φασίστω̣ς, δέδωκεν δὲ καὶ τοῖς μετα[λ]|[λ]άξασιν τὸ ταφικὸν παραχρῆμα· ὁ[μ]ο[ί]|ως δὲ καὶ ὁ γραμματεὺς λελειτούρ[γ]|[η]κεν ἔτη πλείω καὶ διατελοῦσ[ιν εὔ]|[νους] ὄντες τῶι κοινῶι τῶν θια[σωτῶν] || [καὶ παρ]ασκευάζοντες ἑαυ[τοὺς εὐχρήσ]|[το]υς καὶ ἴσο[υς] α [ — — — ] | ․․․․ομιλ[— — —].

Item added: September 12, 2012
Item modified: April 2, 2020
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