Title: Sale of a house and land, Year 6 of Probus, Pharmouthi (March/April 281) Author: Aurelios Hierax (Councillor of Alexandria, Egypt), fl. 281 Aurelios Ammon, Scholastikos, fl. 348 Subject: House selling --Egypt --Akhmim --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Notaries --Egypt --Alexandria --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Akhmim --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Deeds --Egypt --Akhmim --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass. Note: 42 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. P.Duk.inv. 185 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 185. Sale of a house and land from Panopolis (modern name: Akhmim), Egypt, written on papyrus. House and land is sold by Aurelius Hierax alias Eustephios, councillor of Alexandria (through his father Aurelius Eudaimon son of Serenus), to Aurelia Artemidora, daughter of Besarion the younger and Eudaimonis, from Panopolis. Sale of four thirtieths of a house in the second quarter in Panopolis (formerly owned by Harsytes) and of one aroura of formerly dry land, which Hierax has had planted, in the plain of Marion in Panopolis to the west of the property of the daughter of Dioskoros son of Kalykas. Hierax (through Aurelius Didymos) bought his property on Pachon 3 of year 5 of Probus (April 28, 280) in Alexandria (through Aurelius Isidoros chrematistes, a kind of notary) from Aurelius Philapollon son of Philapollon. He now sells it for two talents in "Ptolemaic" (old) currency. Dated to Pharmouthi of year 6 of Probus (March/April 281). Part of the archive of Ammon, the well-known scholastikos, or lawyer. Another copy of this text is P.Duk.inv. 1284. P.Duk.inv. 185 joins P.Köln inv. 4535, which has been on indefinite loan to Duke University since 1986. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: Browne, Gerald M. "Property Belonging to Aurelia Senpasis and Aurelius Petearbeschinis." Collectanea Papyrologica: Texts Published in Honour of H.C. Youtie, Part Two (Bonn: Habelt, 1976): 489-500 (no. 71).
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