Honours for the priest of Zeus SoterIG II3 1 903 Date: 272/1 BC
In the archonship of Lysitheides (272/1), in the first prytany, of -, for which Semonides son of Timesias of SounionVI was secretary. On the eleventh of Hekatombaion, the eleventh of the prytany. Principal Assembly. Of the presiding (5) committee T- son of - of - was putting to the vote and his fellow presiding committee members. The Council and People decided. Promenes son of Promenes of Kephale proposed: concerning what the priest of Zeus Soter reports about the sacrifices (tōn hierōn) which he made for the health of the Council to Zeus (10) Soter and Athena Soteira, for good fortune, the Council shall decide: that the presiding committee (proedrous) allotted to preside in the People at the next Assembly shall introduce the priest of Zeus Soter to the People as an item of the sacred business and (15) shall put it on the agenda, and submit the opinion of the Council to the People, that it seems good to the Council that the Council and People accept the good things which the priest reports occurred in the sacrifices which he made for the health and preservation of the Council and the People; (20) and since the priest made the entry sacrifices (eisitētēria) for the preservation of the Council and the People well and with love of honour (philotimōs), to praise the priest of Zeus Soter - son of - of Kerameis, and crown him with a foliage crown for his piety (25) to the gods and love of honour (philotimias) towards the Council and People; and the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it [by (pros)] the stoa of Zeus; and for inscribing the stele the board of administrators (tous epi tēi dioikēsei) shall allocate . . .