Decree of Marathonian Tetrapolis honouring their archon, Charidemos of ProbalinthosAIO 2618 Date: ca. mid-4th cent. BC
Gods. Kephisokles son of Kephisokleides of Probalinthos proposed: that the Tetrapolitans shall decide, since Charidemos of Probalinthos exercised the office (5) of archon well and justly and made all the sacrifices to the gods and the heroes on the specified days and at the appropriate times, and managed the other common affairs (koinōn) well and justly, (10) the Tetrapolitans shall resolve, to praise Charidemos son of Charidemos of Probalinthos and crown him with a gold crown of 1000 drachmas for his excellence and justice towards the Tetrapolis; and the herald (15) shall announce it (scil. the crown) in the Dionysia at the tragedies, that "the Tetrapolis crowns Charidemos son of Charidemos of Probalinthos for his excellence and justice towards the Tetrapolis"; and he shall have a seat of honour (proedrian); (20)and to inscribe this decree on a stone stele and stand it in the Dionysion.