Proxeny for Mikalion of Alexandria

IG II3 1 847 Date: 301-295 BC
. . . the Athenian People and presents himself as ever eager to give individually to all whatever each needs, for good (5) fortune, the People shall decide: to praise Mikalion son of Philon of Alexandria and to crown him with a gold crown according to the law for his excellence and good will towards the Athenian People; (10) that Mikalion and his descendants shall be proxenoi and benefactors of the Athenian People; and they shall have right of ownership (enktēsin) of land and a house according to the law, so that everyone else may know (15) that the People honours those displaying good will to it as each deserves; and the secretary of the People shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it on the (20) acropolis; and for inscribing the stele the trittys commanders (trittuarchous) and the inspector (exetastēn) shall give 30 drachmas from the People’s fund for expenditure on decrees.