Lease of land in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 500)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Lease of land, [5--]
Author: Aurelios Chrestes (Tenant farmer from
	Aphrodito, Egypt), 6th cent.
Subject: Farm tenancy --Egypt --Aphrodito (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Notaries --Egypt --Aphrodito (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Aphrodito (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Leases --Egypt --Aphrodito (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 13 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 12.1 x 6.5 cm.
	13 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto, the signature
	in a less experienced hand.
	Lower margin of 2 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 500 was formerly P.Miss. 66.
	Papyrus lease of land from Aphrodito. The tenant,
	Aurelios Chrestes, agress to sharecropping.  Followed
	by a notarial subscription.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.                  		       
Publications: Nikolaos Gonis, "Three Fragmentary Byzantine 
        Documents from the Duke Collection," The Journal of
        Juristic Papyrology 29 (1999) 7-12.

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