Philetairos, the founder of the Attalid dynasty, had the same official name as his great-nephew Philetairos, the son of Attalos I. Dittenberger assigned this and the following inscription to the younger Philetairos, but he noted in his Addenda that the date had been challenged, and the inscriptions are now commonly assigned to the older Philetairos. The earlier date has been used as evidence that the Attalid dynasty from its earliest days followed a policy of making generous donations to other Greeks states, in order to establish friendly relations; see B.Chrubasik, in "Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State", page 88 ( Google Books ).
Philetairos of Pergamon, the son of Attalos, dedicated this land to be sacred to the Helikonian Muses, for all time.
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