P.Mich.inv. 3139 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3139
Processing Number
1829
Section/Side
Recto +Verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto (written across the fibres) + Verso
Connections
+ P.Cair. inv. Nr. unknown; Zenon archive
Material
Pap
Size
17.3 x 10.5 cm (Michigan fragment only)
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 7;
Verso - 3 (Michigan fragment: 1 only)
Mounted
No
Negative
No
Conservation Status
a few letters missing between the two fragments; broken on the right side
Palaeographic Description
Recto written across the fibres
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
July or August, 254 B.C.
Origin
Unknown place, Egypt
Provenance
Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
July 1925; Acquired from Dr. Kondilios
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Ag[- - -], Phanotheos & Peton
Type of Text/Title of Work
Letter Summoning a Defendant
Content
Letter sent by a board of three judges (chrematistai) to Zenon, asking him to deliver a copy of a complaint to the defendant, Neoptolemos, and to send him to them for trial
Persons
Ag[- - -], (chrematistes) (see Pros.Ptol. III, 7956);
Phanotheos, (chrematistes) (see Pros.Ptol. III, 8012);
Peton, (chrematistes) (see Pros.Ptol. III, 8002);
Zenon (son of Agreophon) (see Pros.Ptol. I 80 + add.);
Theon;
Onnophris;
Neoptolemos
Translation
(Recto)
Ag[- - -], Phanotheos (and) Peton to Zenon greeting. We have [sent you] a copy of the petition sent to us from Theon, [which] Onnophris [presented] against Neoptolemos. Deliver the indictment(?) then to Neoptolemos [and] send him to us in order that he may be tried on the charge of his accuser [- - -]. If he fails to appear, we will pronounce judgment against him in favour of [the petitioner's claims(?)]. And also write to us. Farewell. Year 32, Daisios [. . .].
(Verso)
To Zenon.
(Docket, 2nd hand) Year 32, Epeiph 20. Against Neoptolemos.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich I Edgar CC 1931 39 Edgar CC, PMich I, 39, 1931 -- BL V, 70 (line 5). - L. 1: read Phanotheos rather than Phinotheos (= Philotheos?). (PH) BL V, 70 (line 5). - L. 1: read Phanotheos rather than Phinotheos (= Philotheos?). (PH)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
E. Seidl, Ptolemaeische Rechtsgeschichte (Glueckstadt, 1962) p. 90-91.

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
sc

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-254
Year End
-254

Technical Details

Image Size
4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
1829
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1829/3139v_a.tif

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