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Title: Petition, [144 B.C.?] Author: Apollonios (Military settler from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Dionysios (Military scribe from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), fl. 151-144 B.C. Complaints (Civil procedure) --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Soldiers --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Armed Forces --Cavalry --332-30 B.C. Scribes --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Wheat --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Petitions --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : two joining fragments mounted in glass, incomplete; 14 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 13.7 x 9.8 cm. 18 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; left margin of 1.5 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 708-710. P.Duk.inv. 707 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 47. Papyrus petition from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Written by Apollonios, son of Hermophilos, Makedon or Macedonian, a military settler from Oxyrhyncha, to Dionysios, chief bodyguard and scribe of the military settlers. Petition is written against another military settler, Olympiodoros, son of Menoitas, Makedon under the command of Hestieios, commander of the fifth cavalry unit to whom 100 auroras, an amount of land, have been allotted. Olympiodoros had vouched for Ptolemaios son of Ordanes in year 26 (145/144 B.C.) with regard to the delivery of wheat. In Greek. Publication: J.F. Oates, "Petition to the Grammateus of the Katoikoi Hippeis." Papyri in Honorem Johannis Bingen Octogenarii (Studia Varia Bruxellensia ad Orbem Graeco-Latinum Pertinentia V ), no. 35, pp. 173-176, Descriptive database available in repository.
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