P.Mich.inv. 3234 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3234
Processing Number
1897
Section/Side
Recto + Verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto (written across the fibres) + Verso
Connections
Papers of Eirene, daughter of Orpheus (see S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hell.Egypt, p. 158-160)
Material
Pap
Size
17.2 x 31.2 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 8;
Verso - 2
Mounted
No
Negative
No
Conservation Status
Damaged along some of the folds
Palaeographic Description
A large, bold hand with a tendency toward linking of letters (Schuman) - Recto written across the fibres
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
March 5, 182 B.C.
Origin
Probably Krokodeilon polis (Arsinoiton polis), Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Provenance
Probably Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
November 1925; Acquired from Brummer
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Eirene, daughter of Orpheus
Type of Text/Title of Work
Approval of Terms of a Contract
Content
Consent given by Eirene to the arrangement for payments made between her creditor, Nikandros, and the lessees of a garden she owned in Philadelphia. The text of the arrangement is P.Mich. III, 182; see also P.Mich. III, 200.
Persons
Eirene daughter of Orpheus, wife of Agamemnon, Maketa (see S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hell.Egypt, p. 158-160);
Agamemnon son of Chrysermos, Lalasseus, husband and guardian of Eirene;
Leontiskos (son of Leontiskos, Perses tes epigones) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 193; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
Thymos (son of Megakles, Makedon tes epigones) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
Tesenouphis (son of Petous, Arsinoites) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 193; 200; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
Nikandros, Syrakosios, (hippeus, ogdoekontarouros) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 200)
Geographica
Maketa; Lalasseus
Translation
Eirene, daughter of Orpheus, a Macedonian woman, acting with her guardian, her husband, Agamemnon, son of Chrysermos, a native of Lalassis, to Leontiskos, Thymos, and Tesenouphis, greeting.
I agree with you that you are to pay to Nikandros, Syracusan, the rent for the entire garden, 48 talents of copper, in the periods specified in the lease and that I am not bring suit against you regarding these matters provided you fulfil the terms of the agreements. Farewell. Year 23, Tybi 29.
(2nd hand) I agree according to the above statements.
(Verso)
To Leontiskos, Thymos, and Tesenouphis.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich III Schuman VB 1931 183 Schuman VB, PMich III, 183, 1931
Light from Ancient Letters White JL 1986 30 White JL, Light from Ancient Letters, 30, 1986

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hellenistic Egypt (Detroit, 1990[2]) p. 158-160

Availability/System Requirements

Time to Scan
15
Scanner Initials
CT
Date Scanned
6/12/1996
Institution
sr

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-182
Year End
-182

Technical Details

Image Size
7087 x 4892
File Size
5 MB
Record
1897
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1897/3234v_a.tif

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