Honours for a man from MeliteIG II3 1 1338 Date: Ca. 210-170 BC
. . . . . . [In order therefore that the People may be manifest (phaneros) rendering thanks to] those who love honour (philotimoumenois) worthy of their benefactions, with good fortune, the Council shall decide, that the presiding committee allotted to preside at the forthcoming Assembly shall put these matters on the agenda, and submit the opinion of the Council (5) to the People that it seems good to the Council to praise - son of - of Melite and crown him with a [foliage] 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 . . . ; and for the (10) inscribing and [setting up] of the stele the treasurer of the military fund shall allocate the expense accrued.