Honours for the priest of Asklepios

Priests and Priestesses, 21 Date: Ca. 160-140? BC
 
. . . and performed all the sacrifices in accordance with the decrees, and has displayed seemly conduct, fitting for the priesthood, for good fortune, that the Council shall decide, that the (5) presiding committee allotted to preside at the forthcoming Assembly shall put these matters on the agenda, and submit the opinion of the Council to the People that it seems good to the Council to praise the priest of Asklepios[1] in the city, Me- son of - of -, and (10) crown him with a foliage crown for the piety (eusebeias) and honour-loving behaviour (philotimias) which he continues to show towards the gods; and to inscribe the decree on a stone stele and stand it in the sanctuary (hierĊi) of Asklepios; and the treasurer of the military fund (15) shall allocate the expense accrued for the inscribing of the stele.