Another Hypatodoros son of Mikkos (probably the grandfather of the man honoured here) was honoured by Delos earlier in the 3rd century B.C. ( IG_11.4.1040 - Greek text ). It is also possible that this Hypatodoros was a descendant of a sculptor called Hypatodoros, whose statues of the Seven against Thebes were set up in Delphi around the middle of the 5th century B.C. ( Paus_10.10'4 ).
Gods. The Delphians have renewed the ancestral status of proxenos for Hypatodoros of Thebes, the son of Mikkos, and have granted to him and his descendants proxeny, priority in consulting the oracle, privileged seating at games, priority in receiving justice, the right to own land and buildings, inviolability, freedom from taxes, and the other rights that are granted to proxenoi and benefactors. When Herakleidas was archon, and the members of the council were [Euthyon], Onymokles and Eudoros.
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