Foundation Decree of Cyrene

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The Foundation Decree of Cyrene (c. 322 BCE) is a covenant between the citizens of Cyrene in North Africa in the 4th century BCE and those of their mother-state of Thera granting any who wish to become Cyrenean citizens the same rights and freedoms as those who settled the colony in 631 BCE.

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  • c. 322 BCE
    The Foundation Decree of Cyrene is inscribed, offering equal rights to immigrants coming to Cyrene from Thera.
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