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ἁλίσκηται Ἡρακλείδης καὶ ἐπιδείξηι Δημητρία ἐναντίον ἀνδρῶν τριῶν, οὓς ἂν δοκιμάζωσιν 11ἀμφότεροι, ἀποδότω Ἡρακλείδης Δημητρίαι τὴμ φερνὴν ἣν προσηνέγκατο (δραχμὰς) (χιλίας) καὶ προσαποτεισάτω ἀργυρί- 12ου Ἀλεξανδρείου (δραχμὰς) (χιλίας). ἡ δὲ πρᾶξις ἔστω καθάπερ ἐγ δίκης κατὰ νόμον τέλος ἐχούσης Δημητρίαι καὶ τοῖς μετὰ 13Δημητρίας πράσσουσιν ἔκ τε αὐτοῦ Ἡρακλείδου καὶ τῶν Ἡρακλείδου πάντων καὶ ἐγγαίων καὶ ναυτικῶν. ἡ δὲ συγγραφὴ 14ἥδε κυρία ἔστω πάντηι πάντως ὡς ἐκεῖ τοῦ συναλλάγματος γεγενημένου, ὅπου ἂν ἐπεγφέρηι Ἡρακλείδης κατὰ 15Δημητρίας ἢ Δημητρία τε καὶ τοὶ μετὰ Δημητρίας πράσσοντες ἐπεγφέρωσιν κατὰ Ἡρακλείδου. κύριοι δὲ ἔστωσαν Ἡρακλεί- 16δης καὶ Δημητρία καὶ τὰς συγγραφὰς αὐτοὶ τὰς αὑτῶν φυλάσσοντες καὶ ἐπεγφέροντες κατ᾿ ἀλλήλων. μάρτυρες 17Κλέων Γελῶιος, Ἀντικράτης Τημνίτης, Λύσις Τημνίτης, Διονύσιος Τημνίτης, Ἀριστόμαχος Κυρηναῖος, Ἀριστόδικος 18Κῶιος.

2. Marriage Contract

P. Tebt. 104. 92 b.c.

1(Ἔτους) κβ Μεχ(εὶρ) ια. ὁμο(λογεῖ) Φιλίσκο(ς) Ἀπολλω(νίου) Πέρσης τῆ[ς ἐπιγο(νῆς)] Ἀπολλωνίαι τ(ῆι) καὶ Κελλαύθε<ι> 2Ἡρα(κλείδου) Περσ(ίνηι) μετὰ κυ(ρίου) τοῦ [ἀδελφοῦ] α[ὐτ(ῆς) Ἀ]πολ[λωνί]ου ἔχειν παρ᾿ α(ὐτῆς) εἰς χα(λκοῦ) νομ(ίσματος) λό(γον) (τάλαντα) β καὶ (δραχμὰς)

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and Demetria proves it before three men whom they both accept, Heraclides shall give back to Demetria the dowry of 1000 drachmae which she brought and shall moreover forfeit 1000 drachmae of the silver coinage of Alexander.a Demetria and those aiding Demetria to exact payment shall have the right of execution, as if derived from a legally decided action, upon the person of Heraclides and upon all the property of Heraclides both on land and on water. This contract shall be valid in every respect, wherever Heraclides may produce it against Demetria, or Demetria and those aiding Demetria to exact payment may produce it against Heraclides, as if the agreement had been made in that place. Heraclides and Demetria shall have the right to keep the contracts severally in their own custodyb and to produce them against each other. Witnesses: Cleon, Gelan; Anticrates, Temnian; Lysis, Temnian; Dionysius, Temnian; Aristomachus, Cyrenaean; Aristodicus, Coan.

2. Marriage Contract

92 b.c.

(Summary) Year 22, Mecheir 11. Philiscus son of Apollonius, Persian of the Epigone,a acknowledges to Apollonia also called Kellauthis, daughter of Heraclides, Persian, having with her as guardian her brother Apollonius, that he has received from her in copper money 2 talents 4000 drachmae, the

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.select_papyri_private_affairs_agreements.1932