IG I³ 14 (Q3917)

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Athenian regulations for Erythrai
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IG I³ 14
Athenian regulations for Erythrai


    Malouchou, Second facsimile 1
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    [The Council and the People decided. – was in prytany. – was] chairman. [– was secretary. – proposed?]: that the Erythraians shall bring [grain?] to the Great Panathenaia, to the value of not less than three minas, and distribute it to those of the Erythraians who are present (5) ... religious officials (hieropoious) ... if they bring ... ... ... ... whoever of the Erythraians wishes. There shall be a Council appointed by lot of a hundred and twenty men; the (10) [man appointed shall be examined?] in the Council, and ... shall be a councillor or a man under thirty years old; [anyone rejected in the examination?] shall be prosecuted. No one shall be a councillor twice within four years. The Council shall now be allotted and installed by the overseers (episkopous) (?) and the garrison commander (phrourarchon) , and in future by the Council and the garrison (15) commander (phrourarchon) , not less than thirty days before the Council’s term of office ends. They shall swear by Zeus and Apollo and Demeter, invoking ruin on one who breaks the oath and his children; [the oath shall be administered by (the garrison commander (phrourarchous) over perfect victims?]. ... The Council shall [sacrifice as victims not less than a cow, or if not it shall?] be possible to punish ... (20) ... the people shall burn no less. The Council shall swear as follows: 'I shall be a councillor as best and most justly I can for the mass of the Erythraians and of the Athenians and of the allies; and I shall not defect from the mass of the Athenians or of the allies of the Athenians myself, nor shall I be persuaded by another (25) who defects myself nor ... nor shall I take back any single one of the exiles, nor shall I be persuaded to take back another, of those who have fled to the Medes, without the permission of the Council and the People of the Athenians; nor shall I exile any of those who remain, without the permission of the Council and the People of the Athenians.' If any of the [Erythraians kills another (30) Erythraian ?], let him be put to death if he is condemned; if ... is condemned let him be exiled from the whole alliance of the Athenians, and let his property become public property of the Erythraians . If any one contrives ... ... the tyrants in Erythrai , he ... ... let him be put to death ... sons born from him ... (35) ... the sons born from him ... of the Erythraians and ... Athenians ... the property ... ... (42) ... archers ... (45) ... from each tribe ...
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    Stephen Lambert
    Attic Inscriptions Online
    P. J. Rhodes
    # PH14
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