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Funerary honours for Hermias Glykon, his wife Apphia, and their daughter Apphia [edit]

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i. The Council and the People buried and honoured with the highest honours Hermias Glykon son of Hermias the son of Phanias, a fine and good man of a foremost family, and one which had shared in the foundation of the city. He had been gymnasiarch and stephanephoros and carried out liturgies most generously and splendidly, held all the highest offices in the finest manner and had carried out many embassies including ones to Rome, and to sum up lived with a view to displaying every virtue. For which reason he was honoured for each of these things in decrees. ii. The Council and the People buried and decreed honours to Apphia daughter of Menestheus the son of Eumachos, wife of Hermias Glykon the son of Hermias, of a foremost and remarkable family, and one which shared in the foundation of the city. She was herself surpassing in prudence and distinction and lived worthily of her ancestors and her husband. For which reason she was often honoured in decrees. iii. The Council and the People buried and decreed honours to Apphia daughter of Hermias Glykon son of Hermias, discreet and with due order, who lived with a view to demonstrating every virtue and was honoured in decrees.
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