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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 379


DELPHI HONOURS PREPELAOS OF MACEDONIA

Greek text:   FD_3.4.409
Date:     c. 300 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Like the two previous inscriptions, this is dated to the year when Herakleidas was archon of Delphi. The year was previously thought to be about 287 B.C., but that has been rejected by more recent writers, such as G.Daux in "Chronologie delphique" (F21 ). Since we know that Prepelaos, the general of Kassandros, was in Corinth in 303 B.C., but he is not mentioned in any context after 302 B.C., it is more probable that the year was close to 300 B.C.


Gods. The Delphians awarded to Prepelaos [of . . . in Macedonia], the son of . . ., both to himself and to his descendants, proxeny, priority in access to the oracle, privileged seating at games, priority in receiving justice, inviolability, freedom from all taxes, and the other rights which have been granted to other proxenoi and benefactors of Delphi. The archon was Herakleidas, and the councillors were Kleon , Theugenes and . . .

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