Decree admitting Methymna to the Second Athenian LeagueIG II2 42 Date: 378/7 BC (?)
The Council and the People decided. - was in prytany. Kall- of Alopeke was secretary. Simon of - was chairman. Astyphilos proposed: concerning what the Methymnaians say, since (5) the Methymnaians are allies and well disposed to the city of Athens, so that their alliance may be also with the other allies of the Athenians, the secretary of the Council shall inscribe them (10) just as the other allies also are inscribed. The embassy (presbeian) of the Methymnaians shall swear the same oath as the other allies swore, to the representatives (sunedrois) of the (15) allies and the generals and the cavalry commanders (hipparchois). And there shall swear to the Methymnaians the representatives (sunedrous) of the allies and the generals and the cavalry commanders (hipparchos) in the same way. Aisimos and the (20) representatives (sunedros) for the oaths shall take care that the officials (archai) of the Methymnaians swear like the other allies. Praise the city of Methymna and invite the ambassadors (presbes) of the (25) Methymnaians to hospitality (xenia).