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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 423


THE DELPHIANS HONOUR KYLLON OF ELIS

Greek text:   FD_3.3.191
Date:     252/1 or 249/8 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Kyllon had assassinated Aristotimos, tyrant of Elis, about twenty years before the date of this decee ( Plut:Mor_251-253 ). The Aetolians honoured him by setting up a statue of him at Olympia ( Paus_6.14'11 ).


Gods. The Delphians have granted to Kyllon of Elis, the son of Kyllon, 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 all the other rights that are awarded to other proxenoi and benefactors. When the archon was Kallikles, and members of the council were Aischriondas, Xenon and Amphistratos.

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