Honours for Aristomachos of ArgosIG II3 1 1019 Date: 244/3 BC
In the archonship of Lysiades (244/3), in the - prytany of -, for which Aristomachos son of Aristo- of - was secretary. On the - of -, the . . . of the prytany. (5) Of the presiding committee - son of - of - was putting to the vote and his fellow presiding committee members . . . . . . of Halai proposed: since previously . . . . . . of Aristomachos . . . . . . for the People . . . (10) . . . provided services . . . . . . of the People; and when Kassandros . . . . . . as general . . . . . . he had the foresight . . .
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. . . of the city . . . when (the city of Argos?) despatched a force he as general gave orders to the (25) leader of the infantry and cavalry to make a demonstration of the existing intimacy (oikeiotētos) and friendship of the Argives for the Athenian People; and after this despatch, when it happened that those stationed there by . . . effected their withdrawal, [he arrived with] (30) the Argives and helped put the Athenian People safely in possession of the Long Walls and the Piraeus . . . Aristomachos then has taken up and maintains the love of honour (philotimian) for the People and is of good will to all Athenians and has continued to be mindful of the freedom (35) of the People in the most effective way at every opportunity; and when a war occurred involving the (Athenian) People and the city of Argos against Alexander son of Krateros, an opportunity arose for the Argives to make a truce for themselves at minimal expense, and although (40) Alexander was offering peace, he (Aristomachos) did not think that this should be, but providing an additional fifty talents from his own funds he made the peace common to both cities; and in remaining matters he looks after in whatever way is possible both the People collectively, and individually Athenians who arrive (45) at Argos, and promises for the future to maintain his good will; in order therefore . . . . . .