Decrees honouring Neapolis in Thrace, 410/9 and ca. 407 BCAIO 1176 Date: 410/9 BC (Decree 1), ca. 407 BC (Decrees 2 and 3)
Decree 1 The Council and the People decided. Leontis was the prytany; (5) Sibyrtiades was secretary; Chairimenes was chairman; Glaukippos was archon (410/9); -theos proposed: to praise the Neapolitans by Thasos, first [[erased text: because, being colonists (apoikoi) of the Thasians replaced by: because they fought through the war with the Athenians]] and being besieged [[erased text: by them replaced by: by the Thasians]] and the Peloponnesians, they refused to revolt from the Athenians, and were good men towards (10) the [Athenian army (stratian) and] People and [the allies] . . .
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(21) . . . Athenians . . . . . . money . . . . . . of the Athenians . . . . . . shall be for the Neapolitans . . . (25) . . . and use ≥ 4 tal. 2,000 dr. . . . . . . they need in order that they may have . . . make for them from the money . . . of Neapolis from the harbour, the . . . . . . has been taken from them each year ? (30) . . . [until it has all?] been paid. They are to do this . . . . . . Thasians; and what they give now . . . . . . both voluntarily and willingly . . . to the [Greek treasurers ? (hellēnotamiais)], 5 tal. 4,800 dr., and they are keen to do whatever good they can for the city of the Athenians, and have (35) declared this both by [word and deed], and in return for this benefaction they are to be, both now and in future time . . . with the Athenians, . . . them as being good men, and they are to have access to the Council and the People first after the sacred business, as being benefactors of the Athenians; and the [ambassadors are to (40) hand over] to the secretary of the Council [all the records ([hupomnēmata])] of what the Neapolitans have given, the . . . and [the other things?] separately, and the secretary of the Council, having written up this decree on a stone stele shall set it down on the acropolis at the expense of the Neapolitans; and in Neapolis they themselves having written it up, they (45) shall set it down in the temple of the Parthenos on a stone stele; and also to invite the embassy to hospitality in the city hall (prutaneion) tomorrow. For Oinobios of Dekeleia, the general, 3 tal., 6[34 dr. 4 ob.?].
Decree 2 Axiochos proposed: to praise the Neapolitans from Thrace for being good men both to the army (stratian) and the city of the Athenians and because [they campaigned against Thasos, besieging] it (50) with the Athenians, and because, fighting together in a sea-battle, [they were victorious and fought as allies on land] for the whole time and because they do good to the Athenians in other ways, and [in return for] these things . . . they shall enjoy those things from the Athenians that have been voted by the People, and in order that they may not be wronged in any way either by an individual (idioto) or by the collective of a city (koino poleos), both [all] the generals who are in office on each occasion are to take care of all their needs, and the Athenian officials (archontas) who . . . on each occasion (55) the city, maintaining (?) (phulattontas) the enthusiasm of the Neapolitans to do whatever . . . and let them now obtain from the Athenian People whatever seems good . . . ; and concerning the first-fruits (aparches) for the Parthenos which were made until now for the goddess, the matter shall be [dealt with in relation to them?] in the Assembly; and in the earlier decree, the secretary of the Council is to make a correction, and write in it instead of “colony of the Thasians” that “they fought through the war together with the Athenians”; (60) [and to praise?] both P- and -ophantos; praise them because they now say and do good on behalf of the Athenian People and because they are keen to do whatever good they can to the army (stratian) and the city for the future just as in the past; and invite them to hospitality tomorrow.
Decree 3 [- proposed: in other respects as proposed] by the Council, but to select the first-fruits for the Parthenos . . . the People vows.