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Title: Draft of a petition to the katholikos, [between 348 Dec. 9 and 348 Dec. 13] Author: Aurelios Ammon, Scholastikos, fl. 348 Subject: Phlaouios Sisinnios, Katholikos, fl. 348. Complaints (Civil procedure) --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Egypt --Officials and employees --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Inheritance and succession --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Slaveholders --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Slaves --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Wills --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Akhmim --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Petitions --Egypt --Akhmim --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus and linen cloth, mounted in two frames of glass, left part of papyrus is broken off ; 21 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of papyrus are 20.3 x 20.3 cm. Dimensions of linen cloth are 8.4 x 16.3 cm. 31 lines. Written along the fibers on the verso; written along the fibers on the recto in the same hand. Upper margin of 0.5 cm.; lower margin of 1 cm.; small right margin. P.Duk.inv. 19 V was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 19 V. Draft of a petition from Panopolis (modern name: Akhmim), Egypt, written on papyrus. Petition is written by Ammon, the well-known scholastikos, or lawyer, to Flavius Sisinnius katholikos, a high official in Alexandria. Drawn up between Dec. 9 and Dec. 13, 348 A.D. in Alexandria. Ammon claims the three female Phoenician slaves left by his brother Harpokration, rhetor and panegyrist in Alexandria. His brother died on a trip through Greece, Rome and Constantinople. Afterwards, Eugeneios, a clerk at the chancellory, claimed the three slaves as having no other legal owner and secured the imperial permission to do so at some expense. In the meantime, Eugeneios approached Ammon at Panopolis and even came to some form of agreement with him with the help of Ammon's friends. Afterwards, however, Eugeneios decided to summon Ammon to Alexandria after all. Now that the wills of Harpokration have been found, Ammon expects to be able to secure all three slaves for himself. The slaves are currently in the custody of the office of the katholikos, a high official in Alexandria. Second frame of glass has a fine linen cloth that was wrapped around P.Duk.inv. 19 when it was rolled up. Recto has a power of attorney in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 19 R). P.Duk.inv. 19 joins P.Köln inv. 4532, which has been on indefinite loan to Duke University since 1986. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Other drafts of this petition include P.Duk.inv. 18 V, P.Duk.inv. 19 V, P.Duk.inv. 187 R, P.Duk.inv. 188 R, P.Duk.inv. 189 R, P.Duk.inv. 189 V, P.Duk.inv. 217 R and P.Duk.inv. 1278. Publication: The Archive of Ammon Scholasticus of Panopolis (P.Ammon), ed. W.H. Willis and K. Maresch. I 12. Opladen 1997.
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