Two decrees of the orgeones of Bendis (ca. 251-240 BC)IG II2 1284 Date: ca. 251-242/1 BC (Decree 1), 241/0 BC (Decree 2)
Decree 1 . . . . . . orgeones . . . and the . . . in order that . . . in other matters too (5) proving himself [valuable] [and displaying] the goodwill that he has [towards all the] orgeones. In order that all those wishing to display love of honour (philotimeisthai) towards the orgeones may know that they will earn (10) gratitude appropriate to the benefits that they confer, for good fortune, the orgeones shall decide, to praise Olympos son of Olympiodoros and crown him with an oak crown for the love of honour (philotimias) and goodwill which he continually (15) shows in regard to the sanctuary and the orgeones; and the secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the sanctuary; and the treasurer shall pay – drachmas.
Decree 2 In the archonship of Lykeas (241/0), on the eighth (20) of the month Skirophorion, at the principal assembly. Sosias son of Hippokrates proposed: since Eukleides, having been elected as secretary for several years by the orgeones, has performed the tasks required of him by the laws (25) rightly and justly, behaving blamelessly, and has undergone audit (logon) and scrutiny (euthunas) of his administration, for good fortune the orgeones shall decide to praise Eukleides son of Antimachos and crown him with an oak crown (30) for his love of honour (philotimias) and justice towards the orgeones; and the secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the sanctuary; and the treasurer shall pay – drachmas. Two crowns of oakleaves