Honours for Androkles of Kerameis, priest of AsklepiosIG II3 1 359 Date: 328/7 BC
Decree 1 In the archonship of Euthykritos (328/7) and the priesthood of Androkles of Kerameis. In the eighth prytany, of AntiochisX, for which Pythodelos son of Pythodelos (5) of Hagnous was secretary. On the old and new day (henēi kai neiai), the [twenty-sixth] of the prytany. Assembly. [Of the presiding committee (proedrōn)] Epigenes of Eroiadai put to the vote. The People decided. Prokleides son of Panta- of Kerameis proposed: for good fortune, (10) the People shall decide: to accept the good report which the priest makes about the successful outcome of the rites; and since Androkles, having been allotted priest of Asklepios, is managing both the sanctuary and the other things which the laws (15) require of him well and piously, and those allotted managers (epimelētai) of good order (eukosmias) in the theatre declared before the People that he had been helpful to them concerning the management (epimeleian) of the theatre, to praise Androkles (20) son of Kleinias of Kerameis, the priest of Asklepios, and crown him when he has rendered his accounts, with a gold crown of 1,000 drachmas, for his excellence and justice; and the treasurer of the People shall give him 30 drachmas (25) for a sacrifice from the People’s fund for expenditure on decrees; and the prytany secretary (grammateia ton kata prutaneian) shall inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the sanctuary of Asklepios; and for inscribing (30) the stele the treasurer of the People shall give 30 drachmas from whatever source the laws ordain.
Decree 2 Euetion son of Autokleides of Sphettos proposed: concerning what the priest of Asklepios in the city says about the rites he has performed for Asklepios (35) and the other gods with him, for good fortune, the Council shall resolve: that the [presiding committee (proedrous)] allotted to preside in the People at the next Assembly shall introduce the priest to the People and put his case on the agenda (40) under the religious business, and submit the opinion of the Council to the People that it seems good to the Council that the People should accept the good report which the priest makes about the outcome of the rites for the health and preservation of the Council and the People . . . . . .