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III. Public Announcements

233. Announcement of a Government Auction

P. Eleph. 14.About 223 b.c.

1Ἐπὶ τοῖσδε πωλοῦμεν ἐφ᾿ οἷς [ ] οἱ [κ]υρωθέντ[ε]ς διορθώσονται 2εἰς τὸ βα(σιλικὸν) κατ᾿ ἐ[ν]ιαυτὸν τῶν μὲν ἀμπελώνων τοὺς καθήκον-3τας ἀργυρικοὺς φόρους καὶ τὴν γενομένην ἀπόμοιραν τῆι 4Φιλαδ[έλφωι, τῆς] δὲ γῆς τὰ ἐπιγεγραμμένα σιτικὰ ἐκφόρια καὶ εἴ 5[τι ἄλλο καθήκει] πρὸς [τὴν] γῆν δίδοσθαι. τάξονται δὲ τὰς τιμὰς 6[τῶν μὲν (?) ἀνηκόν]των εἰς τ[ὸ βα]σιλικὸν ἐπὶ τὴν βα(σιλικὴν) τρά(πεζαν), τῶν δὲ εἰς τ[.] 7τῶν [ . . . . . . . . .] . ι τρά(πεζίτηι) ἐν (ἔτεσι) γ, τῶν μὲν γερῶν τῆς πάσης [τι-]8μῆς τὸ  μέρος χρυ(σίου) ἢ [ἀ]ργυρίου τοῦ καινοῦ νομ[ί]σματος, 9τὸ δὲ [λο]ιπὸν χα(λκοῦ) καὶ τὴν εἰθισμένην ἀλλαγὴν ὡς τῆι μν(ᾶι) ι (δυοβόλους)

  • 1Possibly ἐφ᾿ οἷς [ὑπόκ(ειται)]; or there may have been a blank space after οἶς.
  • 3l. γινομένην.
  • 6-7τῶν δὲ εἴς τ[ι] τῶν [ἱερῶν τῶι ἰδί]ωι τρα(πεζίτηι)?
  • 9(δυοβόλους) (ἡμιωβέλιον) Wilcken: ιζ ὀ[β(ολούς)] Ed.
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Public Announcements

III. Public Announcements

233. Announcement of a Government Auction

About 223 b.c.

We offer (the properties) for sale on the following terms. The successful bidders shall pay annually to the Crown in the case of the vineyards the proper money taxes and the apomoira due to (Arsinoe) Philadelphus,a and for the arable land the rents in kind which have been imposed upon it and whatever other payment is required in respect of such land.b They shall pay the price of that which concerns (?) the Crown to the royal bank, and of that which concerns any of the temples (?) to its own banker (?), in 3 years, the 4th part of the whole price of the priestly officesc in gold or silver of the new coinage and the remainder in copper with the customary agio at the rate of 10 drachmae 2½ obols on the mina,d and the price of the

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.select_papyri_official_documents_public_announcements.1934