Honours for two [Rhodians?]IG II3 1 1179 Date: Ca. end-iii BC
. . . [since Olympodoros and Did]ymar[chos] [of Rhodes? are well disposed collectively (koinei)] to the People [and individually (kat' idian) to those citizens always?] coming to [Rhodes?] and continue to be (5) . . . of the Athenians . . . of the country . . . in the . . . . . . of king Ptolemy . . . them (10) . . . [sailing?] to Hydrea . . . [memorials of their ancestors?] . . . about these things . . . and preferential access (prosodon) . . . Olympodoros (15) . . . more enthusiastic . . . zeal they have displayed . . . again . . . the Athenians . . . that they will be honoured worthily of their benefactions, for good (20) fortune, the Council shall decide, that the presiding committee allotted for the forthcoming Assembly shall place these matters on the agenda, and submit the opinion of the Council to the People, that it seems good to the Council to praise (25) Olympodoros [son of -] and Didymarchos son of Poly- [- of Rhodes?], and crown each of them with a [gold?] crown for their excellence and [good will] towards the Athenian People; and they shall be proxenoi and benefactors (30) . . . according to the laws; and on their showing love of honour and [maintaining] the same preference, they shall be permitted to obtain other benefits from the People, whatever they may be deemed to be worthy of; and to invite (35) them to hospitality in the city hall (prutaneion) tomorrow; [and in order that there may] be [a reminder (hupomnēma)] for them of the People's gratitude (eucharistias) . . . [shall inscribe this decree] . . . . . .