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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 1110
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
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Size:
9.7 x 9.6 cm.
Lines:
17
Publication side:
Recto, the Verso is blank
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Date:
96 A.D.
Origin:
Kerkeesis, Polemonos meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Kerkeesis, Polemonos meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased from M.Nahman, Cairo, Feb. 18, 1929
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Athenaion
Title / Type of text:
Application for lease of land
Content:
Application concerning a renewal for five years of a (sub?) lease of one or more parcels of (public?) land.
Subject headings:
Agriculture; Crops; Application; Lease; Land Ownership; Payment
Persons:
Athenaion; [...] son of Heraklides; Caesar Domitianus Augustus Germanicus, emperor
Geographica:
Kerkeesis
Translation:
[To ... son of Heraklides, from Athenaion ... I wish to lease from you for five years ... arouras ...] to be sown with wheat at the previously paid rent of ... artabae of wheat (inclusive of 3 artabae of seed corn), measured by the ... choenix of ... and for the term of five years a yearly (extra gift of) ... of leaven ... and altogether without any charge or risk. And I will perform all the proper agricultural operations on the arourae annually at my own expense, doing no damage, and I will deliver the rent in produce each year in the month Payni at the threshingfloor, the measuring to be done in common, and I will pay the rent in money in the month ..., the yearly (taxes for?) transportation of the state grain to the village of Kerkesis to be born by me Athenaion. And after the period I will surrender the arourae free and just as I received them. And you will guarantee the lease for me on the terms aforesaid against all the State charges, if you consent to the lease. I ... son of Heraklides, have let the aforesaid arourae as aforesaid. The 15th year of the Imperator Caesar Domitianus Augustus Germanicus.
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
SO  49 45-50
First Editor:
Eliassen  M  de  Kat
Year:
1973
SB:
SB  XIV  11431
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