Ratification of Alcibiades’ treaty with SelymbriaIG I3 118 Date: 408/7 BC ?
Treaty . . . . . . Athen- . . . export . . . (5) . . . . . . Athen- . . . catalogue . . . . . . The Athenians shall give back the hostages whom they have, and in future shall not take (10) any. The Selymbrians shall be [autonomous] and [shall establish] their constitution in whatever way they know. . . . is owed by the community of the Selymbrians [or by any individual among] the Selymbrians to . . . . . . if anybody’s property has been confiscated (15) or if anybody is in debt [to the community] or if anybody has been deprived of rights . . . exiles of the Selymbrians . . . enemies and friends . . . With regard to any property of the Athenians or the allies which has been lost in the war, or (20) anything that may be owed or was deposited, and which [the officials (archontes)] exacted from the one who had it, there shall be no exaction except for land and house. Whatever other causes of dispute (chsumbolaia) there were heretofore, of individuals against individuals or an individual against the community or the community against an individual, or if there are any (25) others, they shall settle them between one another; for what they cannot agree over, the lawsuits shall follow the conventions (chsumbolon). The agreement shall be inscribed on a stele and placed in the sanctuary of -. There swore of the Athenians the generals and the trierarchs and the hoplites and any (30) other Athenian who was present; and all the (31) Selymbrians.
Decree (31) Alkibiades proposed: the agreement made by the Selymbrians with the Athenians shall be acted on; and the generals shall inscribe the agreement and set it down on the acropolis together with the secretary of (35) the Council [[words deleted]], on a stone stele at their own expense, and this decree; and to praise Apollodoros son of Empedos and release him from his position as hostage; and the names of the Selymbrian hostages and their guarantors shall be (40) deleted (echaleiphsai) tomorrow by the secretary of the Council wherever they have been written up, in the presence of the prytany (prutaneōn); and to inscribe -machos the Selymbrian on the same stele as a proxenos of the Athenians; and Apollodoros also shall have the position of proxenos (45) as his father did; and to invite the envoys (presbes) and Apollodoros to the city hall (prutaneion) for hospitality tomorrow.