Treaty between Athens and HalieisAIUK 3 (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge) no. 1 Date: 424/3 BC (?)
Gods. Neokleides [of -] was secretary. The Council and People decided. [Aigeis] was the prytany, Neokleides was secretary, - presided, Laches (5) proposed: there shall be an agreement between Athens and Halieis and a truce [for - years?] without deceit on the following terms: the Halieians shall permit the Athenians [to establish a garrison and shall do well?] to the Athenians and [shall not receive raiders] or themselves carry out raids or [campaign with] the Athenians' enemies against the (10) Athenians or the allies of the Athenians, or supply money [to the enemies] or receive [any enemy garrison] within the walls; and if any enemy attacks Halieis, the Athenians shall help the Halieians readily [and do whatever they can to oblige?] the Halieians; and whatever (15) the Halieians hold [they shall be allowed to hold for the future?]; and no-one shall harm the Halieians, [or overlook it if any of their enemies] harms them; and the Athenians [shall establish a garrison in Halieis] for as long as the war [lasts, but when peace is restored, the Halieians shall guard] their own land; and if the Halieians need anything else which is justifiable (20) from the Athenian People, they shall obtain it. The Halieians swore as follows: “we shall be . . . allies to the Athenians and permit the Athenians to establish a garrison and shall do well to the Athenians as far as we can at every opportunity and shall abide by the (25) agreement which we have made with the Athenians”; and [their envoys?] shall swear and shall invoke destruction on any Halieians who do not abide by the oaths which they have sworn; and for the Athenians the Council and the generals swore to abide by the agreement which they made with the Halieians (30) responsible for making terms; and the secretary of the Council shall inscribe the agreement on a stone stele and set it down on the Acropolis; and the payment officers shall give the money; and the Halieians shall place the stele in the sanctuary of Apollo. The following envoys swore to the alliance: Neon . . . (35) . . . Agakl- . . .