Cypress from Karpathos

IG I3 1454 Date: 445-430 BC
 
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The Council and the People decided. – was the prytany. Teisias was secretary. Athenodoros was chairman. Ktesias proposed: (5) - of Karpathos[1] and [his children] and the community (koinon) of the Eteokarpathians[2] shall be recorded as benefactors of the Athenians, because they donated the cypress for the temple (10) of Athena[3] who protects the Athenians, and to allow the community of the Eteokarpathians to be autonomous[4] and . . . . . . (15) . . . . . . shall give . . . their own just as before (?) . . . . . . those of the soldiers who have now occupied [the acropolis or place name] shall now (20) evacuate it.[5] If anyone . . . . . . Eteokarpathian . . . . . . either takes away or . . . . . . he shall owe fifty talents (25) to the Athenians and a tithe of it shall be for the goddess. The case is to be tried before the court presidents (thesmothetas) in A[thens]. If the Eteokarpathians need anything else, the Koans (30) and the [Kni]dians and the Rhodians and those of [the allies] who are able in this area (peri tauta ta chōria?) shall [assist (ōphelen?)] (?) as far as they can.[4] These things shall be written on a stone (35) stele on the acropolis, and at Karpathos in the sanctuary of Apollo, from which the cypress was cut. [Hagesa or Deina?]rchos the Lindian shall [deliver?] (40) for the Athenians (?) the cypress.
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. . . . . . . . . (45) . . . choose two ambassadors . . . these things to the Karpathians . . . the stele . . . shall be two summons-witnesses of the? (klētēre enai tōn?) . . . (50) [Hagesa or Deina?]rchos and . . . . . . the city . . . . . . ; but if . . . . . . hostile . . . of the Athenians . . . (55) the managers (epimelētai) within twenty days after the . . . the two ambassadors these . . . . . . in the . . . of the area (chōriōn?) (?) . . . . . . providing the . . . (60) . . . use . . . whenever they need . . .