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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 464


THE LAMIANS ARBITRATE BETWEEN ATHENS AND BOEOTIA

Greek text:   IG_2².778   ( see also IG_2³.1.997 )
Date:     251/0 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Nothing is known about the dispute between Athens and Boeotia, which caused this arbitration.   Kalaïdes, who proposed the decree, was perhaps the son of Kalaïdes son of Lytides, who in 304/3 B.C. proposed a decree in honour of Medon, an otherwise unknown general of Antigonos I and Demetrios ( SEG_36.165 - Greek text ).


When Thersilochos was archon, in the second prytany of the . . . tribe, with [Diodotos] of Phrearrhioi, the son of Diognetos, acting as secretary of the prytany, on the twelfth day of Metageitnion, which was the twelfth day of the prytany, in full assembly; Pythagoras of Alopeke, the son of Glaukippos, and the other presidents put it to the vote on behalf of the presidents; it was resolved by the council and the people, as proposed by Kalaïdes of Xypete, the son of Kalaïdes: since after the Athenian people and the federation of the Boeotians agreed a treaty with each other, and chose the city of the Lamians as their arbitrators, the city undertook to set up a court, and now the judges sent [by the Lamians] have arrived . . .

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