Proxeny for Apollonios of KlazomenaiIG II3 1 1073 Date: Ca. 262-239 BC
. . . so, therefore, that there might be an incentive for everyone to be benefactors of the People, knowing that they will receive thanks worthy of their benefactions, for good fortune, the Council shall decide: that the presiding committee (proedrous) allotted to preside in the People, when the time set by the law has passed, shall introduce (5) Apollonios to the People in the next Assembly, and submit the opinion of the Council to the People, that it seems good to the Council to praise Apollonios son of -rates of Klazomenai and to crown him with a gold crown according to the law for his excellence (aretēs) and good will towards the Athenian People; and Apollonios shall be a proxenos and benefactor of the Athenian People, himself and his descendants; (10) and he shall be granted right of ownership (enktēsin) of land up to a value of -, and a house up to - drachmas; and the court presidents (thesmothetas), when they fill the public courts, shall introduce [the scrutiny (dokimasian) of the award granted to Apollonios and his descendants]; and the secretary of the People shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it [on the acropolis]; and for the inscription of the stele the . . . shall allocate . . .