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Honours for the priest of Asklepios

IG II3 1 1020 Date: 244/3 BC
 
Decree 1 In the archonship of Lysiades (244/3), in the - prytany, of -, for which Aristomachos son of Aristo- of - was secretary. On the - of -, the - - of the prytany. [Principal Assembly]. Of the presiding committee (5) - son of - of - was putting the vote and his fellow presiding committee members. The Council and People decided. Kranaos son of Ktesiphon of [Besa][1] proposed: concerning what the priest of Asklepios[2] reports about the sacrifices (tōn hierōn) which he made to Asklepios in the city and to Hygieia (10) and to the other gods for whom it is traditional, for good fortune, the Council shall decide: that the presiding committee (proedrous) allotted to preside in the People for the next or upcoming Assembly shall put the matter on the agenda as an item of the sacred business and submit the opinion of the Council to the People, that it seems (15) good to the Council to accept the good things that occurred in the sacrifices for the health and preservation of the Council and the People and children and women [[and king]] [[Antigonos and - - -]][3]; since the priest, placing highest value on piety to the gods, (20) made the sacrifice . . . to the god and adorned the table well and with love of honour (philotimōs) and conducted the all-night revel in a way worthy of the god, to praise the priest of Asklepios - son of - of Xypete for his piety towards the gods and (25) love of honour (philotimias) towards the Council and the Athenian People; and the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the Asklepieion; and for the inscription and the stele the administrator (ton epi tēi dioikēsei) shall allocate the expenditure accrued.
Decree 2 (30) In the archonship of Lysiades (244/3), in the tenth prytany, of ErechtheisIII, for which Aristomachos son of Aristo- of - was secretary. On the nineteenth of Mounichion, the twenty-seventh of the prytany. Prinicpal Assembly. Of the presiding committee Eucharistos son of Chares of Aphidna was putting to the vote and his fellow presiding committee members. The Council (35) and People decided. Kranaos son of Ktesiphon of [Besa][1] proposed: concerning what the priest of Asklepios reports about the sacrifice which he made for Asklepios and Hygieia and to the other gods for whom it is traditional, for good fortune, the Council shall decide: that the presiding committee (proedrous) allotted to preside in the People for the next or upcoming Assembly shall (40) put the matter on the agenda as an item of the sacred business and submit the opinion of the Council . . . several lines missing . . . and to crown (45) him with a foliage crown for his piety towards the gods and love of honour (philotimias) towards the Council and the Athenian People; and the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the Asklepieion; and for the inscription of the stele the administrator (ton epi tēi dioikēsei) shall allocate (50) the expenditure accrued.
Traces of an inscribed crown