### The sacrificial calendar of the Marathonian Tetrapolis

*SEG*50.168 Date: Ca. 375-350 BC?

Face A

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Unit A . . .

^{[1]}[fourth] quarter, (5) [Mounichion], for - Prakterios,^{[3]}a ram, 12 dr.; [Thargelion], . . . by the tower,^{[2]}a sheep, 12 dr.; [Skirophorion], (10) . . . in the agora,^{[2]}a ram, 12 dr., [on the eleventh or twelfth?], for Zeus Horios,^{[2]}a sheep, 12 dr., for . . . , a sheep, 11 dr. Unit B [...?] the following . . . . . . in the year of the - in (?) . . . each (15) . . . in order as is written . . . the one on the . . . by the Eleusinion^{[7]}. . . in Kynosoura . . . by the Herakleion^{[11]}Unit B1 (20) [...?] fourth [quarter], Mounichion, . . . a sheep, 12 dr. Unit B2 [...?] first [quarter], Hekatombaion, (25) on the [date], [for Apollo?] Apotropaios,^{[3]}a goat, 12 dr.; [second] quarter, Pyanopsion, . . . a pregnant sheep, 17 dr.; [fourth] quarter, Mounichion, (30) . . . a goat, 12 dr., . . . 12 dr. Unit B3 [...?] fourth [quarter], Mounichion, . . . -aios, a goat, 12 dr., (35) . . . , a sheep, 12 dr., . . . , a sheep, 12 dr., . . . , a sheep, 12 dr. Unit C . . . [prior?] sequence (dramosunē), (40) [second] quarter, Pyanopsion, . . . , a bovine, 90 dr.; [third] quarter, Gamelion, . . . -idai, a pregnant sow, 70 (?) dr.; [fourth quarter], Mounichion, (45) . . . Nymphagetes, a goat, 12 dr.; [Thargelion?] . . . river (?),^{[2]}a ram, 12 dr., . . . a goat, 12 dr., . . . a ram, 12 dr., (50) . . . a goat, 12 dr., . . . a sheep, 12 dr., . . . a sheep, 11 dr.; [Skirophorion?], . . . a sheep, 12 dr., (55) for Athena Hellotis,^{[2]}^{[10]}a piglet, 3 dr., . . .col. 2

Marathon, annual sequence First quarter, Hekatombaion or Metageitnion . . . [these the demarch] of Marathon sacrifices . . . within ten days, for the hero

^{[2]}. . . a piglet, 3 dr., table for the hero,^{[2]}[1 dr.?] (5) Boedromion, before the Mysteries . . . a bovine, 90 dr., a sheep, 12 dr., for Kourotrophos^{[4]}[a sheep, 11 dr.?] second quarter, Posideon . . . a bovine, 150 dr.,^{[5]}a sheep, 12 dr., for the heroine^{[2]}[a sheep, 11 dr.?, priestly dues (hierōsuna)], 7 dr., for Earth in the fields (Gēi eg guais),^{[2]}^{[6]}a pregnant bovine, 90 (?) dr., [priestly dues (hierōsuna), 4 dr.?], (10) at the rite (teletēi), baskets (?) (spuridia??), 40 dr. third quarter, Gamelion . . . for Daira,^{[7]}a pregnant sheep, 16 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 1 dr., for Earth at the oracle (Gēi epi tōi manteiōi),^{[2]}^{[6]}a sheep, 11 dr., for Zeus Hyp[atos?] . . . for Ioleus,^{[2]}a sheep, 12 dr., for Kourotrophos,^{[4]}a piglet, [3 dr., a table], (15) 1 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 2 dr. 1½ ob., for the hero Pheraios^{[2]}[a sheep, 12 dr. ?], for the heroine,^{[2]}a sheep, 11 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 3 dr.; Elaphebolion, on the tenth, [for] [Earth at the] oracle (Gēi epi tōi manteiōi),^{[2]}^{[6]}a completely black he-goat, 15 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna) . . . fourth quarter, Mounichion, for Aristomachos,^{[2]}(20) a bovine, 90 dr., a sheep, 12 dr., for the heroine,^{[2]}a sheep, 11 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 7 dr., for the Youth (Neaniai),^{[4]}a bovine, 90 dr., a sheep, 12 dr., a piglet [3 dr.], for the heroine,^{[2]}a sheep, 11 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 7 dr. 1½ ob.; these the demarch of Marathon sacrifices, for the hero in [D]rasileia,^{[2]}a sheep, 12 dr., a table, 1 dr., for the heroine,^{[2]}a sheep, 11 dr., (25) for the hero by the marsh sanctuary (Hellōtion),^{[2]}a sheep, 12 dr., a table, 1 dr., for the heroine,^{[2]}a sheep, 11 dr.; Thargelion, for Achaia,^{[7]}a ram, 12 dr., a female (i.e. a ewe), 11 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 3 dr., for the Fates (Moirais),^{[3]}a piglet, 3 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 1½ ob.; (30) Skirophorion, before Skira, for Hyttenios,^{[8]}the annual offerings (hōraia), a sheep, 12 dr., for Kourotrophos,^{[4]}a piglet, 3 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 2 dr. 1½ ob., for the Tritopatreis,^{[8]}a sheep, 12 dr.?, priestly dues (hierōsuna), 2 dr., for the Akamantes,^{[2]}a sheep, 12 dr., priestly dues (hiereōsuna), 2 dr. Marathon, prior biennial sequence These every other year, prior sequence (protera dramosunē), (35) Hekatombaion, for Athena Hellotis,^{[2]}^{[10]}a bovine, 90 dr., three sheep, 33 dr., a piglet, 3 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 7 dr. 1½ ob., for Kourotrophos,^{[4]}a sheep, 11 dr., a piglet, 3 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 1 dr. 1½ ob., for the laurel-bearers (daphnēphorois), 7 dr. Marathon, posterior biennial sequence These are sacrificed every other year, after the archonship of Euboulos (40) for the Tetrapoleis, posterior sequence (hustera dramosunē), Hekatombaion, for Athena Hellotis,^{[2]}^{[10]}a sheep, 11 dr., for Kourotrophos,^{[4]}a piglet, 3 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 1 dr. 1½ ob.; Metageitnion, for Eleusinia,^{[7]}a bovine, 90 dr., for the Girl (Korēi),^{[7]}a ram, 12 dr., 3 piglets, 9 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), (45) 6 dr. 4½ ob., a sixth (hekteus) of barley, 4 ob., a chous of wine [1 dr.], for Kourotrophos,^{[4]}a sheep, 11 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 1 dr., for Zeus Anthaleus,^{[4]}a sheep, 12 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 2 dr.; Anthesterion, for Eleusinia,^{[7]}a pregnant sow, 70 (?) dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 1 dr., for Chloe^{[7]}by the property of Meidylos,^{[2]}a pregnant sow, [70 dr.?], (50) priestly dues (hierōsuna), 1 dr., a sixth (hekteus) of barley, 4 ob., a chous of wine [1 dr.]; Skirophorion, before Skira, for Galios,^{[2]}a ram, 12 dr., priestly dues (hierōsuna), 2 dr., for the well (?) (phreatos),^{[9]}6 dr., for the Tritopatreis,^{[8]}a table, 1 dr. Trikorynthos, annual sequence At Trikorynthos these every year, first quarter, (55) Metageitnion, for Hera,^{[12]}a bovine, 90 dr., a sheep, 11 dr. . . . for Kourotrophos^{[4]}. . .Face B

. . . -sistratos of Marathon . . . of Marathon, 20 dr., Archenautes of Marathon, 22 (?) dr.,
. . . (≥) 10 dr., Hegesistratos of Marathon,
. . . -doros . . . Isodikos of Oinoe, (≥) 10 dr.,
(5) . . . -gonos, Hagnostratos of Marathon, . . . , Patrokles of Oinoe, (≥) 10 dr.,
. . . 612 dr. 3 ob. (?), . . . of Marathon, . . . of Oinoe, . . . . . . -chos . . . of Marathon . . . . . . (≥) 30 dr. (?)
. . . (≥) 20 dr. (?)
(10) . . . (≥) 20 dr. (?)
. . . . . . of Marathon . . . . . . (≥) 11 dr. (?)
. . . (15) . . . (≥) 20 dr. (?) . . . . . . . . . (≥) 3 dr. (?)
. . . of Marathon, 60 dr. (?)
. . . of Marathon, 12 dr. (?)
(20) . . . . . . About 28 lines illegible (50) . . . Hagetor of Probalinthos (?) . . . . . . (≥) 70 dr. . . . .
. . . of Marathon, 11 dr. (?), . . . About 8 lines illegible (61) . . . (≥) 2 dr. (?) . . . . . .