Proxeny for Apelles of Byzantium

IG II3 1 403 Date: Ca. 345-320 (340/39?) BC
Decree 1 . . . . . . he shall be permitted to obtain from the People whatever good [he may be worthy of?].
Decree 2 The People decided. -ates (5) son of Athen- of - proposed: in other respects in accordance with the Council’s proposal, but since Apelles son of Zopyros of Byzantium[1] does what good (10) is in his power on behalf of the Athenian People, and collaborates with the generals whom the city sends out[2] in every way they require, the People shall resolve: (15) that Apelles son of Zopyros of Byzantium shall be proxenos and benefactor of the Athenian People, himself and his descendants; and the generals (20) in office at any time and the Council shall take care of him and the prytany (prutaneis) who are allotted . . . (25) collaborate . . . ; and the prytany secretary (grammatea ton kata prutaneian) shall inscribe the proxeny for him and stand it on the acropolis; and (30) for inscribing the stele the treasurer of the People shall give 20 drachmas from the People’s fund for expenditure on decrees.