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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 334


ACCOUNTS OF THE TREASURERS OF THE GODDESS AT ATHENS

Greek text:   IG_2².1492 , Face B
Date:     306/5 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Parts B and D of these accounts show that Athens received a generous gift of money and timber from king Antigonos in the first half of 305 B.C. It is unclear whether this was the same timber that was promised by Antigonos in 307 B.C. ( Diod_20.46'4 ) or a new gift - as argued by P.Paschidis, "Between city and king", pp.86-89 ( PDF ).


[A]

[B] When Koroibos was archon, in the tenth prytany of the [Oineis tribe], on the 22nd day, Xenokles of Sphettos , Kleainetos of . . . and Chionides of Thria handed over to the treasurers of the goddess the money that they had brought from [Anti]g[onos]. This was 80 certified talents of Alexandrian silver and 18,000 gold pieces, making a total of 140 talents. From this money, when Koroibos was archon, in the [eleventh] prytany of the Akamantis tribe, on the 24th day, the treasurers of the goddess have given (?) 40 talents of Alexandrian silver . . . according to the decree of the council that was proposed by Ischyrias of Aixone . . . to Polykleitos of Athens, Heraklei... of Erythrai and the generals.

[C] When Koroibos was archon, in the twelfth prytany of the Antiochis tribe, on the 24th day, according to the decree of the council that was proposed by Ischyrias of Aixone, out of the (?) 40 talents, which Polykleitos of Athens, Heraklei... of Erythrai and the generals received, (?) 15 talents were returned to the treasurers of the goddess by (?) Eupolemos the assistant of the generals.

[D] When [Koroibos] was archon, in the twelfth prytany of the Antiochis tribe, on the 22nd day, we have given 702 gold pieces to the treasurer of the military fund, Habron of Boutadai, toward the conveyance of pine [wood] from the kings for ship building, according to the decree of the people that was proposed by Philippos of Acharnai.

[E] When Euxenippos was archon, in the first prytany of the Antigonis tribe, on the 14th day, [money] was returned, according to the decree of the people that was proposed by Demochares of Leukonoion, by the following Areopagites:

Treasurer of the military fund: Philippos of Acharnai

This was 15 talents, 40 drachmas of Attic [silver], and . . . gold pieces, and some other money that Chionides of Thria brought . . . of Eroiadai from Lemnos and Imbros, (?) 3 talents, 36 drachmasobols of [Attic] silver. The overall total [of the money] returned by the Areopagites and by the treasurer [of the military fund], Philippos of Acharnai, was (?) 20 talents and 1230 [drachmas]. The gold was audited by Spoud... when Philippos brought it . . .

[F] When Euxenippos was archon, in the [first] prytany of the Antiochis tribe, on the eighth day . . .

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