Citizenship decree

IG II3 1 1393 Date: Ca. 170 BC
. . . . . . the Council shall decide, that the 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 (5) -ntos son of Philostratos of - and crown him with a foliage crown for his good will (eunoias) and love of honour (philotimias) towards the People of the Athenians; and he shall be granted citizenship in accordance with the law; and the court presidents (thesmothetas), when they have filled the court with five hundred and one (10) jurors, shall introduce the scrutiny of his enrolment as citizen (politographias); and having been scrutinised, he may be enrolled in the tribe and deme and phratry that he wishes; and in order that there may be a reminder (hupomnēma) of the honour (timēs) bestowed by the People, the prytany secretary shall inscribe this decree (15) on a stone stele and stand it on the acropolis; and the treasurer of the military fund shall allocate the expense accrued.[1]