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Posthumous honours for Adrastos son of Nikotimos [edit]

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The neoi honoured with the finest, greatest and foremost honours Adrastos, son of Neikoteimos Hierax, the son of Artemidoros the son of Zenon, Son of the Neoi, a great man who loved his fatherland and his city, both a benefactor and a founder of the People through the tradition of his ancestors. He was high priest of the emperors, gymnasiarch twice, providing a continuous and abundant flow of olive oil, stephanephoros twice, contest-president three times, market overseer four times, a founder; he acted as ambassador for his fatherland on many occasions. He was an advocate of the affairs of the people and gave costly feasts and contributions from his own funds because of the constant good will he bore to the fatherland and because of his kindly disposition toward the neoi. He lived as a model of excellence.The erection of the statue was undertaken by the Neoi from their own funds, under the supervision of Hermogenes, son of Hypsikles, by birth son of Hermes, the secretary of the Neoi, and the management of Pamphilos Krokion, son of Artemon.(Translated Smith, modified Roueché)
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