Honours for commanders of tribal regiments (taxiarchoi)

IG II3 1 882 Date: 281/0 BC
Archon Ourias. In the second prytany, of AiantisXI, for which Euxenos son of Kallias of AixoneIX was secretary. On the penultimate day (deuterai met' eikadas) of Metageitnion, the twenty-eighth (5) of the prytany. Assembly. Of the presiding committee Diokles son of Ischyrias of Ptelea was putting to the vote and his fellow presiding committee members. The Council and People decided. Leon son of Kichesias of Aixone proposed: concerning what the commanders of tribal regiments (taxiarchōn) who were despatched (10) to the Basileia say about the sacrifice which they made, for good fortune, the Council shall decide that the presiding committee (proedrous) allotted to preside in the People at the next Assembly shall present them and (15) put the matter on the agenda and submit the opinion of the Council to the People, that it seems good to the Council to accept the good things which they say occurred in the sacrifices for the health and preservation of the Council and the People; and to praise (20) the commanders of tribal regiments (taxiarchous) who were despatched to Boeotia, Deinostratos son of Deinides of CholleidaiVI, Eukleides son of Lysistratos of PiraeusX, Autias son of Autokles of AcharnaiVIII, Habron son of Epigenes of HalaiIV, Aristodemos (25) son of Aristophon of SteiriaV, Theophantos son of Nikostratos of GargettosI, for their love of honour (philotimias) for the Council and People; and the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele (30) and stand it before the headquarters (pros tōi stratēgiōi); and for inscribing the stele the board of administrators (tous epi tēi dioikēsei) shall allocate 10 drachmas.