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And may the altars, where the elders gather, blaze in honor of venerable men.  Thus may their state be regulated well, if they hold in awe mighty Zeus, and, most of all, Zeus the warden of the guest, who by venerable enactment guides destiny straight.  We pray that other guardians be always renewed, and that Artemis-Hecate1watch over the childbirth of their women.
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