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Title: Petition, [365 or 366] Author: Aurelios Ammon, Scholastikos, fl. 348 Subject: Complaints (Civil procedure) --Egypt --Akhmim --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Governors --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, reconstructed from numerous fragments, mounted in glass, incomplete. Note: Dimensions of fragments are 18.1 x 19.6 cm. or smaller. 35 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Lower margin of 2 cm; left margin of 1.5 cm.; right margin of 1 cm. P.Duk.inv. 209 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 209. Draft of a petition from Panopolis (modern name: Akhmim), Egypt, written on papyrus. Petition is by Ammon, the well-known scholastikos, or lawyer, to the praefectus Aegypti or prefect of Egypt. Concerns legal proceedings in a court, a proposed settlement and documents. Mentions Gennadios and describes Ammon's difficulties in meeting him. Mentions Antinoopolis and Oxyrhynchos. Mentions also Claudianus. Dated under the consulate or post-consulate of Valentinian and Valens (AD 365 or 366). Papyrus belongs to the archive of Ammon. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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