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XII. Orders for Payment

391. Order for Delivery of A Loan of Barley

P. Lille i. 41.End of 251 b.c.

Written in duplicate, the inner text being as follows:

1Διογένης Θρασυμήδει χαίρειν. 2σύνταξον μετρῆσαι Μένητι (εἰκοσιπενταρούρωι) 3ἐπιγόνωι δάνειον εἰς κάτεργον 4καὶ συναγωγὴν φθινοπωρικοῦ ση-5σάμου ὃ ἀποδώσει ἐγ νέων ἅμα 6τοῖς ἐκφορίοις ἐν τῶι λς (ἔτει) 7κριθῆς παλαιᾶς ἢ κριθοπύ(ρου) (ἀρτάβας) ν, καὶ 8Βρομένωι ὡσαύτως (ἀρτάβας) ι. 9ἔρρωσο. (ἔτους) λε [Ἁθ]ὺρ ς.

Verso: Θρασυμήδει. (To left) Μένητος κατέρ-(γου).

392. Order for Payment of Rent

P. Petr. iii. 104.242 b.c.

3Ἀχοάπει. τοῦ Ἀλκέτου τῶν ἀπὸ τῆς [Ἀ]σίας αἰχμαλ[ώ]των κλ(ήρου) 4τοῦ ἀνειλημμένου εἰς τὸ


Orders for Payment

XII. Orders for Payment

391. Order for Delivery of a Loan of Barley

End of 251 b.c.

Diogenes to Thrasymedesa greeting. Give instructions to measure out to Menes, epigonusb with a holding of 25 arurae, as a loan for labour expenses and for gathering in the autumn sesame, to be repaid out of the new crop when the rents are collected in the 36th year, 50 artabae of old barley or barley-wheat,c and to Bromenus likewise 10 artabae. Goodbye. Year 35, Hathur 6. (Addressed) To Thrasymedes. (Docketed) Loan to Menes for labour expenses.

392. Order for Payment of Rent

242 b.c.

To Achoapis.a Concerning the holding of Alcetas, one of the prisoners from Asia,b in the area of Psinarpsenesis,

DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.select_papyri_official_documents_orders_payment.1934