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Honours for the managers of the Mysteries

IG II3 1 915 Date: 267/6 BC
 
In the archonship of Menekles (267/6), in the eighth prytany, of PandionisV, for which Theodoros son of Lysitheos of TrikorynthosXI was secretary. On the old and new day (henei kai neai) of Anthesterion. Assembly. Of the presiding committee -doros (5) son of Nausimachos of Euonymon was putting to the vote and his fellow presiding committee members. The People decided. Kallistratos son of Glaukon of Kropidai proposed: concerning what the managers (epimelētai) of the Mysteries[1] report about the sacrifice which they made in the Mysteries at Agrai, (10) for good fortune, the Council shall decide: that the presiding committee (proedrous) allotted to preside in the People in the forthcoming Assembly shall introduce them to the People and put the matter on the agenda and submit the opinion of the Council to the People, (15) that it seems good to the Council that the Council and People accept the good things which they say occurred in the sacrifices which they made for the health and preservation of the Council and the People and the others who are of good will and friends of the People; and since (20) the managers (epimelētai) of the Mysteries previously at the sacrifice of the Great Mysteries managed the sacrifice and now have sacrificed the Soteria[2] to the goddesses on behalf of the Council and People from their own resources and have managed everything else (25) well and with love of honour (philotimōs), to praise the managers (epimelētas) of the Mysteries, Philoktemon son of Glaukon of Kropidai, Demokrates son of Epikrates of Kerameis for their piety to the goddesses and love of honour (philotimias) for the Council and People; (30) and the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the Eleusinion . . . . . .