Honours for the father of a basket-bearer and the managers of the procession at the City Dionysia

IG II3 1 1284 Date: 186/5 BC
 
Gods. Decree 1[1] In the archonship of Zopyros (186/5), in the tenth prytany, of PtolemaisV, for which Megaristos son of Pyrrhos of AixoneVIII was secretary. The twenty-first (dekatei husterai) of Elaphebolion, the fourth of the prytany. (5) Assembly in the theatre of Dionysos. Of the presiding committee Sopatros son of Philagros of Hybadai was putting to the vote, and his fellow presiding committee members. The People decided. Xenon son of Asklepiades of Phyle proposed: since the archon Zopyros declares that Zopyros[2], the father of the selected basket bearer (kanēphorou), sent (10) his own daughter, -, to carry the sacred basket (kanoun) for the god according to tradition, and that he also led as beautiful a sacrificial victim (thuma) as he could, and took care also of the other things proper to himself for the procession beautifully and with love of honour (philotimōs), for good fortune, the People shall decide: to praise the father (15) of the basket bearer (kanēphorou), Zopyros son of Dikaios of Melite, and crown him with an ivy crown for his piety (eusebeias) towards the gods and his love of honour (philotimias) towards the People of the Athenians; and the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the sanctuary (temenei) of Dionysos. (20) and the treasurer of the stratiotic funds shall allocate the expense accrued.
In ivy crown The People (crown) the father of the (25) basket bearer (kanēphorou) Zopyros son of Dikaios of Melite.
Decree 2 In the archonship of Zopyros (186/5) in the tenth prytany, of PtolemaisV, (30) for which Megaristos son of Pyrrhos of AixoneVIII was secretary. The twenty-first of Elaphebolion, the fourth of the prytany. Assembly in the theatre of Dionysos. Of the presiding committee Sopatros son of Philagros of Hybadai was putting to the vote, and his fellow presiding committee members. The People decided. Xenon son of Asklepiades of Phyle proposed: since the elected (35) managers of the procession in the archonship of Zopyros (186/5) made the sacrifices to the gods, for whom it is traditional, and conducted the procession with the archon with as much love of honour as they could (hōs ēdunanto philotimotata), and took care also of the other things which were proper to them, for good fortune, the People shall decide: to praise the managers of the procession and crown each (40) of them with a gold crown for their piety (eusebeias) towards the gods and their love of honour (philotimias) towards the Council and the People of the Athenians: Pyrrhinos son of Theopompos of GargettosII, Agathokles son of Lysiades of BerenikidaiV, Aristomachos son of Sthenelos of MeliteVIII, Alkimachos son of Theodotos of TrikorynthosX, Aristeides son of Proxenos of LamptraiI, Euxenos son of Archippos of EiresidaiVI, (45) Herakon son of Eubios of PhyleVII, Menemachos son of Anthesterios of MyrrhinouttaII, Gorgis son of Xanthippos of PhilaidaiII, Aristeides son of Zoilos of KephisiaI, Noumenios son of Menandros of HalaiII, Alexandros son of Antigonos of OtryneII, Timokrates son of Timokrates of ThorikosVI, Tharsytos son of Sosades of PhilaidaiII, Menandros son of Xenon of OeVII, Bakchios son of Bakchios of ThriaVII, Daphnis son of Phanodikos (50) of AphidnaV, Theodoros son of Demetrios of KydathenaionIII, Athenades son of Kratermos of RhamnousX, Menedamos son of Androsthenes of PhilaidaiII, Dionysios son of Xenon of HamaxanteiaIX, Philopolis son of Mikkeas of PotamosIV, Ion son of Aristoboulos of AmphitropeXI, Nearchos son of Chairon of ThriaVII; and the prytany secretary shall inscribed this decree on a stone stele and stand it (55) in the precinct (temenei) of Dionysos; and the treasurer of the military fund shall allocate the expense accrued for these things.
In ivy crown The Council, the People (crown) the free-born (60) children and their teacher[3] . . . . . .
In olive crown (65) The People (crown) the managers of the procession.