Honours for the ephebes of 204/3 and their officersIG II3 1 1176 Date: 203/2 BC
In the archonship of [Apollodoros (203/2)], in the third prytany, of AiantisXII, for which . . . [of OeIX] was secretary. On the - of Boedromion, the - of the prytany. Council in the Panathenaic stadium. Of the presiding committee Nikostratos son of Menemachos of Acharnai was putting to the vote, and (5) his fellow presiding committee members. The Council and the People decided. Sosige[nes] . . . proposed: since the ephebes of the archonship of Diodotos (204/3) initiated (arxamenoi) the proper sacrifices from the hearth (hestias) in the city hall (prutaneiōi) and accomplished what is inscribed (eggraphas) there in accordance with the policy (proairesin) of the People, and participated in the processions, of the Semnai (10) and of Iakchos, adhering with exceptional discipline to the traditions, and lifted (?) (ēranto) the bovines in the sacrifice, and removed (apedēmēsan) to the sanctuary in Eleusis, in order that everything relating to the gods should be handled piously, and rendered service (leleitourgēkasin) also in the Mysteries, as they were instructed, and were continuously well-disciplined in the gymnasia, and ran all the torch races (15) and competed in the other competitions well and in an orderly manner, and made the demonstration (apodeixin) in arms at the Epitaphia, and took care of the guarding (phulakēs) of the cities, obeying the generals and their commander (kosmētei), and rendered service also in the Hephaisteion, and carried through in a well-disciplined manner their training (askēsin) with weapons, with nothing being allocated (20) to them by the People, and as regards their nautical training (meletei tei kata ton ploun) they made . . . . . . the demonstration to the Council in arms pursuant to the laws and decrees relating to the usage of war (polemikēn chreian) and fitted themselves to become good future contenders (agōnistas) on behalf of their fatherland . . . and attentive, pursuant to what is inscribed (25) . . . prepared to perform the exit sacrifices (exitētēria) in order that . . . in good order (eukosmias) as also their cloaks (chlamudas) and their other clothing; in order therefore that there should always be an incentive (ephamillon) for the ephebes, knowing that those who are obedient to those elected to secure good discipline (eutaxian) have been honoured, for good fortune, the Council shall decide, that the (30) 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 those who were ephebes in the archonship of Diodotos (204/3), and crown them with a gold crown for the [good will and discipline (eutaxias)] and love of honour (philotimias) which they have continually shown towards the Council and the People; and to announce the crowns at the City (35) Dionysia and Panathenaia and Eleusinia at the gymnastic competitions; and the generals and the treasurer of the military fund shall take care of the announcement and making of the crowns; and they shall have front seats (proedrian) in all the competitions which the city puts on; and they shall have permission to set up a painting (pinakos) wherever they may choose; and to praise also the physical trainer (paidotribēn), (40) Heortios son of Hermodoros of Acharnai, because pursuant to the laws and decrees . . . and to praise also . . . the javelin trainer (akontistēn) . . . . . . (45) . . . and the secretary . . . and crown each of them with a foliage crown; and the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree and their names on a stone stele and stand it in the Agora; and the treasurer of the military fund shall give the expenditure accrued.
In a triple circlet (50) The Council the People (crown) the commander Nikoboulos son of Ergochares (55) of Oe
In a triple circlet The Council the People (crown) the (60) ephebes
In a triple circlet The ephebes (crown) the commander Nikoboulos (65) son of Ergochares of Oe
The ephebes of the archonship of Diodotos
[[AntigonisI]] -os son of Sophilos of Agryle (70) -stos son of Philon of Lamptrai [[DemetriasII]] - son of Philotades of Phyle - son of Demetrios of Atene - son of Demetrios of Atene (75) - son of -philos of Melite ErechtheisIII - of Kephisia - of Kephisia AigeisIV (80) Diokles son of Philostratos of Erchia Philostratos son of Philostratos of Erchia PandionisV LeontisVI Charias son of Apollodoros of Eupyridai (85) PtolemaisVII Archetimos son of Polystratos of Berenikidai Aischines son of Asklepiades of Berenikidai Apollonios son of Apollodoros of -
AkamantisVIII (90) OineisIX Eukritos son of Eukritos of Epikephisia Ergochares son of Nikoboulos of Oe Stesileos son of Nikoboulos of Oe Anthemion son of Theophon of Perithoidai (95) Oinobios son of Oinobios of Epikephisia Demetrios son of Menophilos of Acharnai KekropisX Lysinos son of Kephisophon of Athmonon HippothontisXI (100) Konon son of Xenophantos of - Abas son of Kleandros of - AiantisXII . . .
The Council the People (crown) (105) the physical trainer Heortios son of Hermodoros of Acharnai
(110) The Council the People (crown) the artillery officer (katapaltaphetēn) Neandros son of Pedieus (115) of Kerameis