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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 576


DELOS HONOURS ALEXANDROS SON OF PHILIPPOS

Greek text:   IG_11.4.750
Date:     start of 2nd century B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

This Alexander was apparently a citizen of Megalopolis, who pretended to be connected to the Macedonian royal family and became the father-in-law of the king of Athamania ( Liv_35.47 ); see W.M.Calder, "Alexander's House - Pausanias 8.32.1", page 286 ( PDF ).


It was resolved by the council and people, as proposed by Kallias son of Antipatros: since Alexandros son of Philippos, who is a descendant of king Alexandros, when he came to Delos and stayed here for a long time, conducted himself in a seemly and appropriate manner, and continually provided assistance, both publicly and privately, to any Delians who requested it; therefore so that the people may be seen to pay due attention [to noble men] . . .

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