Decree honoring Diophantos
Late 2nd century BC. Originally published by Latyshev
"Nomophylakes Eukrates son of Prytanios, Pleistonax son of Dionysios, Apollonios son of Parthenokleios, and Apollodoros son of Herogeitos who stands at the head of the government, proposed: whereas Menophilos son of Menophilos, of Sinope, is a person good and honorable for the people of Chersonesos, and always nobly presenting himself at the disposal, particularly to the citizens who are dealing with him, and displayed himself good-willing and ready for help, trying always to do some benefit, so in order that the people may be seen worthy of the men, who are aspiring to get better benefits, be it resolved by the council and people (...)".
Translation by © N. Khrapunov.