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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 529


DYME HONOURS MEN WHO FOUGHT FOR THE CITY

Greek text:   Achaïe_3.4
Date:     219 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

This award of citizenship was probably granted to mercenaries who had been hired to defend Dyme and other cities against attack by the Aetolians in 219 B.C. ( Polyb_4.60 ); see E.Mackil, "Creating a Common Polity", pp.299-300 ( Google Books ).


In the year when Aristolaïdas was theokolos, Timokrates was leader of the council, (?) Kylon was president, and Menandros was secretary of the public guards; the city granted citizenship to the following men, who joined us in fighting the war and preserving the city, after considering the merits of each of them:

{There follows a list of 52 names.}

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