Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum: 405


Greek text:   FD_3.1.87
Date:     277 B.C.
Tags:     sacrilege
Format:   see key to translations

Several Amphictyonic decrees from around this time refer to the theft of sacred money; see also Syll_406 and Syll_416-418.

Gods. In the year of Aristagoras as archon at Delphi; at the spring assembly; with the following men acting as hieromnemones:

It was resolved by the hieromnemones: since [Neon] of Argos, the son of Menestratos, has assisted the god by reporting the loss of money, and has brought those responsible to justice, and has imposed a [sacred penalty] on them, therefore it is resolved to grant him priority in receiving justice both for himself and for his descendants, so that he may continue [in the future] to assist [the god] and to recover the property of the god; and to ratify a herald's wand for him, so that [he may be given] security as is customary.

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