Agreement regarding SalamisAIO 2662 Date: 9 BC – ca. 75 AD, probably 40s AD
. . . (1) . . . elect . . . of the . . . him of the . . . those who - in (5) . . . to Julius Nikanor . . . if they should go . . . and after . . . of - the . . . of the (10) . . . the agreement (sunphōnon) . . . the . . . incomes (prosodous) . . . unalterable and . . . as is written . . . of those who will be again . . . of the – forever. (15)[And if] . . . should mortgage or sell or by any means or pretext whatsoever transfer the incomes (prosodous) anywhere, except in accordance with the agreement (sunphōnon), [or if someone should reduce] the assets (ktēmatōn) in the name of a lease (misthōseōs) or extra impositions (epheurematōn) or grain-funds (seitōniōn) . . . or should dare to let out for a longer time the [land or to prolong (?)] the four-year lease (misthōsin) by the addition (prosthesei) of [one or even more] years (20)whatever excuse is used . . . the Salaminian [land] . . . of the Roman Treasury (Airariou) and it shall be allowed . . . to the public - (dēmio-) . . . setting the price (teimēn) to - and to take the . . . and the one who introduced - condemned to the (penalties?) for sacrilege (ierosulias) . . . to the Roman Treasury (25) . . . the Council of the Areopagites . . . and which Julius Nikanor ⟦the New Homer⟧ ⟦and New Themistokles⟧ . . . is to be taken away from the city [forthwith (?). And if anyone should contravene] what is agreed [about] Salamis or raise an objection, [or in any] way [whatsoever] divert (30) the [arrangement (suntaxin) (?)] of those revenues (porōn) . . . of the Salaminian combined possession (sunktēseōs) for the - that has been entrusted (epitetrammenen) [to Julius Nikanor and to his sons (?)] and to those who after his death will manage (epimelēsomenois) . . . according to tribe by a vote for every - to be done by Julius Nikanor or those after him . . .  with no one (35) having authority (exousian) to (alter?) the (tax), set at one-eighth, of those who farm on the island, just as they had . . . of a combined possession (sunktēseōs), the authority (exousian) over the one-eighth (tax) of the produce, with tax-free status (ateleias) having been conceded to them and being maintained now on things transported to [Piraeus and] to Eleusis for sale and whatever [else] the People of the (40)[Athenians gave them. And if anyone] should amend [this agreement], he shall be liable [for whatever (?)] he innovated . . . of increase . . . And if ever . . . or something should have been [omitted] for . . . of those . . . of - (45) . . . being this . . . was set up in . . . letter or secretarial . . . customary . . . to Asklepios and (50) . . . assets (?) of the Athenians . . . . . .