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Athenian soldiers at Eleusis honour the treasurer of the military fund

I Eleus. 184 Date: 259/8 BC
. . . proposed: since Sosikrates when elected treasurer of the military fund for the archonship of Philinos (259/8) is conducting the office in accordance with the laws and the decrees of the Council (5) and the People, and continues to be of service to the citizens stationed at Eleusis both collectively and individually, as far as each asks of him, for good fortune, the citizens stationed at Eleusis shall decide: to praise (10) Sosikrates son of Miltiades of Sphettos and to crown him with a gold crown according to the law for his excellence and piety towards the gods and good will and love of honour (philotimias) towards themselves, and to announce the crown at the traditional competition (15) of the Haloia; and to inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the sanctuary in Eleusis, and [the secretary and] those chosen shall manage the announcement of the crown and the setting up of the stele. [The following were chosen: ...], Epigenes . . .