Honours for a competition directorIG II3 1 991 Date: 255/4 BC
In the archonship of Kleomachos (255/4), in the seventh prytany, of AkamantisVII, for which Aphthonetos son of Archinos of KettosVI was secretary. On the - of Gamelion. Of the presiding committee Archilochos son of Archenikos of - was putting to the vote and his fellow presiding committee members. The People decided. - (5) son of - of Kydathenaion proposed: since previously the ancestors of Charias continued to show love of honour (philotimoumenoi) for the Council and Athenian People, and Charias himself in as many posts (epimeleias) as the People appointed him to has performed his liturgies with love of honour (philotimōs), and (10) when elected competition director (agōnothetēs) for the year of the archonship of Antimachos (256/5) he both performed all the sacrifices that fell to him . . . five bulls at the Dionysia . . . for the Athenians and Aitolians who were visiting and put on all the competitons well and (15) with love of honour (philotimōs); and he dedicated the tripods, both the ones . . . [[ . . . erased . . . ]] and gave . . . he managed so that all might take . . . the competition directorship (agōnothesian) from his own resources . . . talents; and when the public subscription (20) for the protection of the countryside took place he contributed . . . and submitted a reckoning (logon) and accounts (euthunas) for his management (epimeleias); in order therefore that there may be incentive (ephamillon) for all others [in the future who are benefactors] knowing that for their love of honour (to philotimeisthai) they will receive from the People worthy (25) thanks, for good fortune, the Council shall decide: that the presiding committee (proedrous) allotted to preside in the next Assembly shall put the matter on the agenda and submit the opinion of the Council to the People, that it seems good to the Council to praise Charias son of Euthykrates of Kydathenaion and (30) crown him with a gold crown according to the law for [his excellence and] love of honour (philotimias) . . . some letters . . .