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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 6051
Processing Number
2629
Section/Side
Recto + Verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto + Verso
Material
Pap
Size
11.5 x 29 cm
Items
1
Lines
recto - 42;
Verso - 2 + 4 columns of 2 lines each
Mounted
Yes
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
broken off at the bottom; numerous holes. - Two very small clay seals were preserved, one placed between the the first two columns of names on the Verso, the other betweent the second two colums; neither of them has a design imprinted on it.
Palaeographic Description
(1st hand) small but well-formed, upright cursive, written with a fine-pointed pen; (3rd hand) heavier, less elegant, hand (Boak).
(1st hand) occasionally overcome by a strong cursive tendency, with considerable "Verschleifung" in the list of sealers; (2nd hand) very rapid, with no pretension to aesthetic effect (Youtie)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
April 13, 74 B.C.
Origin
Neilou polis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance
Soknopaiou Nesos, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition
31-I-1120*-P
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Eirenaios & Apollonia
Type of Text/Title of Work
Contract for a Loan of Money
Content
Six-witness, double deed for a loan of 6,490 copper drachmai at 24%, for a term of two months; the name of the creditor is left blank
Persons
Heirenaios alias Hergeus (Herieus), son of Heirenaios alias Hergeus, Perses tes epigones, husband and guardian of Apollonia;
Apollonia alias Thaues, daughter of Ptolemaios alias Petesouchos, Persine, wife of Heirenaios;
Ptolemaios (XII) (basileus) & Kleopatra (V) epikaloumene Tryphaina (basileia), theoi Philopatores Philadelphoi;
Alexandros (deified);
Akousilaos son of Straton, Makedon, syngraphophylax;
Ptolemaios son of Epiodoros, Makedon;
Areios son of Heraklas, Makedon;
Polydeukes son of Heraklas, Makedon;
Apollonios son of Amesystos(?), Makedon;
Dionysios son of Isidoros, Makedon;
Theogenes
Geographica
Alexandria; Neilou polis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome; Perses; Persine; Makedon
Translation
(Recto)
(Scriptura interior, sealed)
(2nd hand) X has loaned to Eirenaios also called Hergeus, son of Eirenaios also called Hergeus, a Persian, and Apollonia also called Thaues, daughter of Ptolemaios also called Petesouchos, a Persian woman, in copper coinage 1 talent and 490 (drachmai) at two drachmai interest (per month). Let them repay in Thooth of the 8th year. 6 witnesses.
(Scriptura exterior)
(1st hand) In the seventh year of Ptolemy and Cleopatra called Tryphaina, his sister, Gods father-loving and brother-loving, the priest of Alexander and the others being as recorded in Alexandria, in the fifth of the month Gorpiaios, Epeiph fifth, in Neilou polis of the division of Herakleides of the Arsinoite nome. X has loaned to Eirenaios also called Hergeus, son of Eirenaios also called Hergeus, a Persian of the Epigone, and his wife Apollonia also called Thaues, daughter of Ptolemaios also called Petesouchos, a Persian woman, with her aforesaid husband as guardian, in copper coinage one talent and four hundred and ninety drachmai at two drachmai interest (per month). Let the borrowers repay both the loan and the interest to X in the month Thouth of the eighth year. And if they do not pay as has been written, let the borrowers pay fortwith as a penalty to X one and a half times the loan, but the interest without increase. The borrowers themselves are mutual sureties for recovery of this loan, and let the right of execution rest with X against the borrowers themselves and all their possessions, against one and against both and against whichever of them he may choose. The contract is valid. Witnesses: Akousilaos, son of Straton; Ptolemaios, son of Epiodoros; Areios (and) Polydeukes, both sons of Heraklas; Apollonios, son of Amesystos(?); Dionysios, son of Isidoros; the six Macedonians.
Guardian of the contract: Akousilaos.
(2nd hand) Year 7, Epeiph 5. It has been handed in for registration through Theogenes.
(3rd hand) We, Eirenaios also called Hergeus, son of Eirenaios [also called Hergeus], a Persian of the Epigone, and his wife Apollonia also called Thaues, daughter of Ptolemaios also called Petesouchos, a Persian woman, [acknowledge that we have received in copper] coinage one talent and [four] hundred and ninety [drachmai at [two drachmai] interest (per month), and we shall repay as it is written. [- - -]
(Verso)
(1st hand) (Seals of) Eirenaios; Apollonia; Akousilaos; Ptolemaios; Areios; Polydeukes; Apollonios; Dionysios.
(Docket) Loan [- - -] to [Eirenaios - - -].

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
Aegyptus 13 Boak AER 1933 107-112 Photo SB V 7532 Boak AER, Aegyptus 13, 107-112, 1933, Photo -- SB V 7532 -- BL III, 188 (line 2); BL VI, 137 (lines 28a, 37); BL VII, 194 (lines 2a,3a,9,26,28,28a,30-1,35,36,3). BL III, 188 (line 2); BL VI, 137 (lines 28a, 37); BL VII, 194 (lines 2a,3a,9,26,28,28a,30-1,35,36,3).
ZPE 12 Youtie HC 1973 161-171 Pl. IV-VI Youtie HC, ZPE 12, 161-171, 1973, Pl. IV-VI

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
U. Wilcken, Archiv 11 (1935) p. 125-127; P.Ryl. IV, p. 32, n. 1; P.Merton I, 6, introd.; E. Berneker, Ius et commercium. Studien zum Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht. Festschrift fuer Franz Laufke (Wuerzburg, 1971), p. 11-32; M. Vandoni, Acme 27 (1974) p. 310; A.L. Schutgens, ZPE 20 (1976) p. 297-298

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Institution
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Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-74
Year End
-74

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Image Size
3444 x 4548
File Size
2 MB
Record
2629
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