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Archive of Petitions and Letters Concerning a Corporate Body of Judeans (144-132 BCE) Herakleopolis - Upper Egypt


Herakleopolis (Upper Egypt, Egypt — Pleiades map)
James M. S Cowey and Klaus Maresch, Urkunden des Politeuma der Juden von Herakleopolis (144/3-133/2 v. Chr.) (P. Polit. Iud.): Papyri aus den Sammlungen von Heidelberg, Köln, München und Wien (Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag, 2001) (nos. 1-20) = TM 44617  = ID# 20630

 144-132 BCE

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Papyri with a petition or letter on each.

The papyri are as follows:

(1) Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie, G 4927 = Trismegistos 44617 (9 x 32 cm)
(2) Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie, G 4877 = Trismegistos 44618 (10.8 x 15.8 cm)
(3) Cologne, Papyrussammlung, P. 20986 = Trismegistos 44619 (10.5 x 31.5 cm)
(4) Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie, G 4931 = Trismegistos 44620 (10 x 23.5 cm)
(5) Vienna, Nationalbibliothek, G 57701 = Trismegistos 44621 (10.5 x 15 cm)
(6) Cologne, Papyrussammlung, P. 21046 = Trismegistos 44622 (10.5 x 30.5 cm)
(7) Cologne, Papyrussammlung, P. 21038 = Trismegistos 44623 (15 x 31 cm)
(8) Cologne, Papyrussammlung, P. 21041 = Trismegistos 44624 (14.5 x 28 cm)
(9) Cologne, Papyrussammlung, P. 21031 = Trismegistos 44625 (14 x 31 cm)
(10) Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie, G 4928 = Trismegistos 44626 (10.2 x 17.2 cm)
(11) Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie, G 4934 = Trismegistos 44627 (9.2 x 14.6 cm)
(12) Vienna, Nationalbibliothek, G 57704 = Trismegistos 44628 (9.4 x 19 cm)
(13) Cologne, Papyrussammlung P. 20988 = Trismegistos 44629 (10 x 8.6 cm)
(14) Cologne, Papyrussammlung P. 20976 = Trismegistos 44630 (11.5 x 9 cm)
(15) Vienna, Nationalbibliothek, G 57702 = Trismegistos 44631 (11.3 x 17.2 cm)
(16) Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, P. gr. 121 a = Trismegistos 44632 (9.7 x 10.3 cm)
(17) Cologne, Papyrussammlung, P. 21045 = Trismegistos 44633 (8.8 x 17.4 cm)
(18) Vienna, Nationalbibliothek, G 57700 = Trismegistos 44634 (15 x 10.5 cm)
(19) Vienna, Nationalbibliothek, G 57706 = Trismegistos 44635 (13.7 x 10.5 cm)
(20) Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, P. gr. 122 = Trismegistos 44636 (13 x 8.5 cm)

PPolitIud 1: Petition from Andronikos concerning abuse by Nikarchos (October 7, 135 BCE).

(front side) To Alexandros, the leader of the corporate body (politarchēs) and to the corporate body (politeuma) from Andronikos, member of the corporate body.  Submitted on the 12th of the month.  Nikarchos–among those from the harbor (apo tou hormou)–deliberately provoked a dispute with me (10) in the street to the point where he verbally abused me excessively and shamefully.  Subsequently, he also attacked me without reason in the presence of everyone, members of the corporate body (politai) and those of other tribes (allophylai; i.e. non-Judeans).  For this reason, I request that, (20) after summoning him, you arrest him for this.  Farewell.

(second hand) Year 36 on the 12th of Thouth . . .

(reverse side) Year 36 on the 12th of Thouth. Andronikos against Nikarchos.

 

PPolitIud 2: Petition from Petaus concerning release from prison (ca. 135 BCE).

(front side) To Alexandros, the leader of the corporate body, and to the corporate body from Petaus son of Philippos, a Judean (Ioudaios) who is being detained in the prison (phylakē).  Since I am appropriately rebuked, having faced the trial of prison and (10) wasting away for a considerable length of time in a foreign land, and I do not have what I need, I request–earnestly begging you–not to overlook me but–if it seems right–that you assist me by arranging for me to be summoned from . . . prison (?) . . . (remainder lost).

 

PPolitIud 3: Petition (frag.) from Protomachos concerning ownership of a vineyard promised by Euphranor as part of a dowry

(front side) To the leaders of the . . . xth year from Protomachos son of Demetrios.  I deliver to you a petition against Euphranor in the month of Pharmouthi in the 30th year . . . concerning what was confirmed by oath to me in which he conveyed to me part of a vineyard valued at 3000 silver drachmas as a dowry . . . (12 fragmentary lines with reference to a “contract” [suggraphē] on line 10) . . . (22) They also (i.e. the leaders in the role of judges) wrote down the legal document (hypographē) concerning the matters to be judged.  But Euphranor, not abiding by these things, betrayed what was established by you according to your letter, which is appended along with a copy of the legal document (hypographē) and the (30) ancestral oath which he gave to me.  Since, therefore, Euphranor did not allow me to claim the indicated part of the vineyard, nor did he do justice to me, having laid a charge against the . . .   to take place, I request–if it seems right–that, after summoning him, you force him to do me justice in a way that follows . . . the legal document (hypographē).  For after this happens, (40) I will be successful in gaining assistance from you.

 

PPolitIud 4: Petition from Philotas concerning an improperly dissolved marriage (January 12, 134 BCE)

(front side) Year 36 on the 19th of Choiak. Case concerning a marriage.  We have decided to give orders on the matter.

To the leaders (archontes) from Philotas son of Philotas, member of the corporate body.  In the current year I planned to engage Nikaia daughter of Lysimachos and her father swore an oath to give both her and her (10) established dowry to me.   Besides this, after offering my consent not only with vows being shared but also settled (?) . . . according to the law and being declared, we departed.  After a short time, Lysimachos had Nikaia engaged–(20) without reason–to another man before the customary notice of separation was received by me.  For this reason, I request that–if it seems right–you arrange to write to the Judeans (Ioudaioi) in the village to give orders to Lysimachos in order that, if . . .  it is as (30) I describe and, according to the law, he did fail concerning this, to force him . . . (remainder of front side lost).

(reverse side)  Year 36 on the 19th of Choiak.  Philotas against Lysimachos.

 

PPolitIud 5: Petition from Polyktor concerning purchase of a building (135-134 BCE)

(front side) To the leaders from Polyktor son of Polyktor, Macedonian belonging to Demetrios’ division of mercenaries on horseback.  In the 36th year, I made an agreement with Sosotrates and I wrote a contract in the amount of 12 talents.  But after these things, as the building (or: house) was sold by a certain Philagros, (10) Sostrates’ mother, Talous, gave a share to me.  Through her, I also made an offer to purchase the building and . . . I arranged for the appropriate transfer of the building to me, and Sostrates . . . (remainder lost).

 

PPolitIud 6: Petition of Theodotos and Berenike concerning the death of a child (134 BCE)

(front side) To the leaders in 36th year from Theodotos son of Theodotos, Judean who is in charge of his mother, Berenike.  I and the children whose father has died (literally: “orphans”, but likely children of Berenike) are presenting you with a case against Timotheos from Onne concerning the . . . (assault ?) . . . against the little child (or: slave; paidion) . . . (10) who died.  Timotheos . . . (claimed ?) . . . that we have received a decision judged by the elders (presbyteroi) in the village concerning these matters and that we obtained a legal settlement (hypographē).  Moreover, we have neither received a judgment nor have we been given a legal settlement (hypographē).  Instead, Theodoros, Straton, (20) and Iakoubios, the three who were judges, after approaching my mother mentioned above and interviewing her, went away without producing any legal settlement (hypographē).  Therefore, I request–if it seems right–that you order them (i.e. the village judges) to be summoned as well as Timotheos, and–(30) if this happened in this way–to make provision so that we might receive justice . . .  (one indiscernible line) . . . but concerning other things (or: people) to make a decision . . .  (four largely indiscernible lines). . .

(40) (hand 3 ?) Year 36 on the 22nd of Mecheir . . . (one indiscernible line) . . . They are (?) to be present on the 14th of Phamenoth to hold themselves ready concerning these things.

(reverse side)  Theodotos to Timotheos.

 

PPolitIud 7 : Petition from Dorotheos concerning his charge over Philippa (134 BCE)

(front side) To the leaders from Dorotheos, member of the corporate body.  In the 32nd year, my wife’s brother, Seuthos, stayed with me while he was sick, and I took care of him for a considerable period of time when he was doing very badly, spending a lot of my own resources.  After this, receiving word that his daughter, Philippa, was put away in the . . . (prison ?) (one or two words missing) . . . (10) I sent for her and, while they were both living with me, Seuthes . . . (one word missing) . . . handed Philippa over into my charge so that she might be with me.  He did this, first of all, on account of what I had spent on the both of them and, secondly, on account of his trust (?) in my wife.  However, since his wife, Iona, has taken Philippa away and has settled her with her other sister (20) in Peenameus, I request–if it seems right–that you summon her to force her to offer me justice.  Farewell.

In the 36th year on the 22nd of Pachon, we (i.e. the leaders) have decided to give orders on the matter.   On the 24th (of Pachon), decision by the leaders: it is to be brought (to completion) on the 21st of Pauni.

(reverse side) In the 36th year in the month of Pachon, the case of Dorotheos against Iona.  In the 36th year on the 21st (?) of Pauni, decision by the leaders.   When Dorotheos settled against Iona and (30) . . . (ten remaining lines too fragmentary to translate).

 

PPolitIud 8: Petition from Theodotos concerning an unpaid loan to Plousia and Dorotheos (March 15, 133 BCE)

(front side) (second hand) In the 37th year on the . . .  xth of Mecheir. We have decided to write to the Judeans in Teis . . . and, if not, to send in x days . . .

(first hand) To the leaders–in the 37th year–of the corporate body of the Judeans in Herakleopolis from Theodotos son of Theodotos, Judean among those who . . . serve as soldiers (?) . . . in the Oxyrhynchite district in the village of Teis in the same district.  (10) In the 33rd year (138/137 BCE), when I lent 12 bronze talents at 24 percent interest (literally: 2 drachmas per mina per month) to Plousia daughter of Apollodoros–Judean but according to the contract a Gargarian–and to her son Dorotheos, who is also called Zenon–Judean but according to the contract a Persian of descent.  They offered as security a vineyard of 1.5 arouras (an aroura was about 237.5 metres squared) near Palosis in the Oxyrhynchite district, which I signed over to my wife, Philista.  I renewed nothing, receiving wine in the 34th year (137/136 BCE).  (20) However, in the 35th year (136/135 BCE) in the month of Mesore, while seizing what was mine, I took legal ownership of the property.  But in the month of Epiphi, the Judeans (in Teis) who associated with them also (missing word?) . . .   As I was convinced by their requests (i.e. he relented from taking ownership of the security), they resolved together . . . (several missing words) . . . after this they would pay in full in two years, including 6 talents during the month of Mesore in the 36th year (135/134 BCE) and 6 talents with the interest payments during the month of Mesore in the 37th year (134/133 BCE).  Immediately . . . (one missing word) . . . (30) they would also bring from the produce of wine . . . (one or two missing words), they have paid me three metrētai (i.e. 3 x 40 litres = 120 litres) of wine and 1 talent, 4700 drachmas, but they have not paid back the rest.  I request–if it seems right–that you arrange to write to the Judeans in Teis to force them to do me justice, or to have them brought in to you by your attendants (leitourgoi), so that I might receive justice.  Farewell.

(reverse side) In the 37th year on the 22nd of Mecheir.  Theodotos against Plousia and Dorotheos.

 

PPolitIud 9: Petition of Berenike concerning sale of the wet-nurse Rhome (June 20, 133 BCE)

(front side) To the leaders of the 38th year from Berenike daughter of Archagathos, Judean among those from Aphroditopolis.  In the 37th year in the month of Phamenoth, Demetrios son of Philotas, Judean living in Peenpasbytis, sent me a letter making an agreement with an ancestral oath to pay (10) to me the agreed upon price of 8 talents to purchase a young female slave (paidiskēs), Rhomes, and the child of that slave in the month of Pauni in the same year.  If he did not pay, he was to repay the debt in the next month of Epiphi together with an additional half of the amount and, for the royal penalty, 78 (?) silver drachmas (?) without any choice or appeal.   But he was also to give a (20) monthly allowance to the nurse (i.e. to Rhome): clothing worth 2500 bronze drachmas until the 15th of Phamenoth; a Persian measure (aratabē) and two measures (metra) of wheat each month for four months; two liquid measures (kotylai) of olive oil each month; and, beginning in the month of Pauni, one Persian measure and two liquid measures of olive oil each month.

However, although these and other matters were included in the letter, Philotas (i.e. Demetrios son of Philotas) has paid nothing to me up to the present moment.  Instead he has transgressed the (30) ancestral law (nomos).  For this reason, I have been forced to experience the trial of living in a foreign place and have had to convey to you the letter of the other Judeans of Aphroditopolis.  I request that–if it seems right–you order one of your attendants to escort Demetrios and, after summoning him, to force him to pay immediately and to pay in full the 12 talents, together with an additional half of the original; the 2500 drachmas; the provisions; (40) and, the other things in a way that follows the oath.  Now concerning the royal penalty, seize the one who has transgressed in a way that shows hatred for criminals. . . (remaining five lines in a second hand, which specify date and other final matters, are too fragmentary to translate).

(reverse side)  In the 38th year on the 6th of Pauni.  Berenike against Demetrios.

 

PPolitIud 10: Petition from Ptolemaia concerning failure of Tetoys to complete the work of spinning wool (138/137 BCE)

To the leaders in the 33rd year from Ptolemaia.  I gave Tetoys the dealer (kapēlis) a measure (stathmion; or: four measures) of wool so that it could be spun.  From the agreed-upon wages, she received half.  However, now she is not planning to complete the work and is instead (10) cheating me.  I request that, after summoning her, you force her to return to me the rest of the wages she received so that I might receive justice. . . (remainder lost).

 

PPolitIud 11: Petition from Ptolemaios regarding failure of Arsame to pay for wine (133-132 BCE)

(front side) To the leaders from Ptolemaios son of Simon, Judean.  I am being unjustly treated by Arsame, who is among those from the harbor (apo tou hormou).  For, she owes to me one talent and . . . 3000 drachmas (?) . . . for the price of wine, but she is cheating me.  I request that, (10) after summoning her, you force her to pay back . . . (remainder of front side lost).

(reverse side) In the 38th year.

 

PPolitIud 12: Petition from Nikanor concerning produce owed by Andromachos
(July 6, 135 BCE)

To the leaders of the 35th year from Nikanor son of Tryphon, Judean.  Andromachos son of Nikanor, Judean, owes me produce worth 11 Persian measures (artabai) from the two arouras of land which my father leased for 32 years on the estate of Andronikos. He (i.e. Andromachos) gave (10) to me a letter with an ancestral oath and until now he has not paid me back.  Although the time for paying back has passed and still more time has passed, and despite my demands for the produce from the . . ., the accused has taken no account but (20) instead is cheating and, moreover, the payment is not coming into my hands.  But now, with this being revealed to you in the court (kritērion), I request that, after summoning him, . . . you force him to pay (?) . . .

(reverse side) In the 35th year on the 14th of Pauni.  Nikanor against Andromachos.

 

PPolitIud 13: Petition (frag.) of Hippalos, Theodotos and another against Euphranor concerning a lease on land (?)

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

PPolitIud 14: Petition (frag.) from Ammonia against Theodotos and others (July 5, 134 BCE)

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

PPolitIud 15: Petition (frag.) concerning money owed (143-132 BCE)

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

PPolitIud 16: Petition (frag.)  (143-132 BCE)

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

PPolitIud 17: Letter (frag.) from Straton to several others with mention of leaders of the corporate body (February 8, 143 BCE)

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

PPolitIud 18: Letter (frag.) from Alexandros and the judges in Peempasbytis to Straton (?) and others in Herakleopolis (September 30, 142 BCE)

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

PPolitIud 19: Letter (frag.) from Elders in Peneis to leaders (?) in Herakleopolis (141-131 BCE)

Too fragmentary to translate.

 

PPolitIud 20: Letter (frag.) from Elders of the Judeans in Tebetny to leaders of the Judeans in Herakleopolis (143-132 BCE)

Too fragmentary to translate.

Written/translated by: Harland



{no. 1}
{front side [recto]} Ἀλεξάνδ̣ρ̣ω̣ι̣ πολιτάρχηι | κ̣α̣ὶ τῶι πο̣λ̣ι̣τεύματι | παρὰ Ἀ̣ν̣δ̣ρονίκου | τ̣ῶ̣ν̣ ἐκ τοῦ πολιτεύ||μα̣τος. τῆι ιβ τοῦ | ἐνεσ̣τ̣ῶ̣τ̣ος μη̣ν̣ὸ̣ς̣ | Νίκαρχος τῶν ἀπὸ τοῦ | ὅρμου συσ̣τ̣ησάμενό̣ς̣ | μ̣ο̣[ι] ἐξε̣π̣ίτηδες || ἐν τῆι πλατείαι | ἀμφιλογίαν ἕως μὲν | ἐλοιδόρει με πολλὰ | καὶ ἀσ̣χ̣ή̣μονα, | ὕ̣σ̣τερον δὲ καὶ ἐπέ||φερέν μοι ἀγένητον | αἰτίαν παρόντων | τινῶν καὶ̣ πολιτῶν | καὶ ἀλλοφύλων. | δι̣ὸ̣ ἀ̣ξ̣ι̣ῶ προσ||καλεσαμένους αὐτ̣ὸ̣ν | δ̣ιαλαβε̣ῖ̣ν̣ π̣ε̣ρ̣[ὶ] | αὐτο̣ῦ̣. | [εὐτυ]χ̣[εῖτε.] | {hand 2} (ἔτους) λϛ Θω(ὺθ) ιβ εντω̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] |

{reverse side [verso]} (ἔτους) λϛ Θωὺθ ιβ Ἀνδρονίκο̣υ̣ πρ(ὸς) | Νίκ̣α̣ρ̣χ̣ο̣ν̣.

{no. 2}
{front side [recto]} Ἀλεξάνδρωι πολιτάρχηι καὶ τῶ̣ι̣ | πολιτεύματι | παρὰ Πέταυτος τοῦ Φιλίππου | Ἰουδ̣αίου τοῦ συνεχομένου || ἐν τῆι φυλακῆι. ἐπεὶ | τυγχάνω̣ι̣ {τυγχάνω} καταξίως | νενουθ̣ετ̣η̣μ̣έ̣ν̣ος, | καὶ πεῖραν φυλακ̣ῆς | ε̣ἰ̣λ̣η̣φὼς ἱκα̣ν̣ά̣ς̣ τε || ἡμέρας κατεφθαρ̣|μένος ὢν ἐ̣π̣ὶ̣ ξ̣έν̣η̣ς, | κοὐκ ἔχων τὰ ἀναγκαῖα, | ἀξιῶ δεόμενος μεθʼ ἱκε|τείας μὴ ὑ̣π̣ερ̣ι̣δ̣ε̣ῖ̣ν με || ἀλλʼ ἐ̣ὰ̣ν̣ φα̣ί̣νη̣τ̣α̣ι̣ ἀντιλαβο|μ̣ένους̣ μ̣ο̣υ̣ συντάξαι | ἀνακαλέσ̣α̣σ̣θ̣αί με ἐκ τῆς | [φυλακῆς -ca.?- ] {traces of letters} | -- -- --

{no. 3}
το[ῖ]ς τὸ [ -ca.?- ]λ̣ {or: or [λ]α̣} (ἔτος) ἄρχουσιν̣ | π[α]ρ̣ὰ̣ Π̣ρ̣ω̣[το]μ̣ά̣χ[ου] τοῦ Δ̣η̣μητρίου. | ἐπ̣έ̣δ̣ω̣κ̣[α] ὑ̣μῖν ὑ̣πόμν̣η̣μα | ἐ̣ν̣ τ̣ῶ̣ι̣ Φαρ̣μ̣οῦθ̣ι̣ τ̣οῦ λ (ἔτους) || κ̣α̣τ̣ʼ [Εὐ]φ̣ρ̣ά̣ν̣ο̣ρος [ -ca.?- ] π̣ε̣ρ̣ὶ τοῦ | [ὀμω]μ̣οκ̣έ̣να̣ι μ̣οι αὐτὸν εἰς ἣν̣ | π̣ρ̣[ο]σ̣η̣ν̣έ̣γ̣κ̣ατό μ̣ο̣ι̣ φερνὴν | μ̣έ̣ρο̣ς ἀ̣μπ̣ελ̣ῶ̣νος ἐν ἀρ̣γ̣(υρίου) (δραχμαῖς) Γ | [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣, ἡν]ί̣κʼ ἂν τιθῶμαι α̣ὐτῆι || [ -0-3- τὴν σ]υ̣νοικισίο̣υ συγγ̣ρ̣α̣φὴν̣, | [ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣ε̣ν̣έ̣γ̣κασθαι αὐτὸ | διʼ ἀρχε̣[ί]ο̣υ ̣ ̣ου ὑπομένοντος | τ̣ίθεσθ[α]ι̣ [ ̣ ̣ ̣] vac. ? Ε̣ὐφράνορα | μὴ ὑπ̣ε̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ἀ̣π̣ο[ -ca.?- ] || χωρι[ ̣] ̣ ̣ μοι ἀλ[λʼ] ἐ̣φ̣έσθα̣[ι -ca.?- ] | ἀ̣πο̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣εθ̣εσει̣ν⟦ ̣⟧υφ̣[ -ca.?- ] | ὑπεγράψατε το[ῖ]ς ἐν Τ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣οις διεξάγειν | [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] || διακουσάντων [ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | [— — —] | κ̣αὶ θεμέ[ν]ων ὑπ̣ογρα[φ]ὴν | τ̣ῶν κ̣ρ̣ι̣ν̣ά̣ντων̣, [τοῦ δὲ] | Εὐφράνορ[ο]ς μὴ ἐ̣μ̣μ̣έν̣[ο]ντος || ἐν τούτοις παρέδ[ω]καν αὐτόν | τ̣ι̣σιν κατ̣α̣στῆσ[α]ι ἐφʼ ὑμᾶς | κατʼ ἐπισ̣τ̣[ολήν, ὑπ]ο̣τάξαντες | αὐτῆι κα̣ὶ̣ τ̣[ὸ ἀντίγ]ρ̣αφον τῆς | ὑπογρα(φῆς) καὶ ο̣ὗ ἔθετό̣ μοι ὅρκου || πατρίου. ἐπεὶ ου῏ν ὁ Εὐφράνωρ | οὐκ ἐᾶ̣ {ἐᾶ[ι]} με ἐφάπ̣τ̣ε̣σ[θ]αι τοῦ δεδ̣η̣|λω̣μένου μέρους [ἀ]μπελῶνο̣ς | οὔτε τὰ δί̣κα̣ι̣ά̣ μ̣ο[ι] π̣οιεῖ, κατε|γνωκὼς τῶι ἐπ ̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣ ̣ιας̣ τετευ||χ̣έ̣ν̣αι, ἀξιῶ ἐ̣ὰ̣ν̣ φ̣α̣[ίν]ηται μετα|πεμψαμέν̣ο̣υ̣ς̣ α̣[ὐτὸν ἐπαν]αγ|κάσ̣αι ποι̣ῆ[σαί μοι τ]ὸ̣ δ̣ίκαιον | ἀκ[ο]λούθ̣ω̣ς̣ {traces of letters} | ὑπογρ(αφ- ). τ[ο]ύ̣τ̣ο̣υ [γὰρ γ]ε̣ν̣ο̣μ̣έ̣ν̣ο̣υ̣ || τεύξομαι τῆς παρʼ [ὑμ]ῶ̣ν̣ | ἀντιλήμψε[ω]ς̣.

{no. 4} {front side [recto]} (ἔτους) λϛ Χο(ιὰκ) ιθ π̣ε̣ρ̣ὶ̣ γ̣ά̣μ̣ο̣υ̣. συ(νετάξαμεν) παρα(γγεῖλαι). | τοῖς ἄρχ̣ο̣υ̣[σι] | π̣α̣ρ̣ὰ̣ Φ̣ι̣λ̣ώ̣τ̣ο̣υ̣ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ Φ̣ι̣λώτου | τῶν ἐκ τοῦ πολιτεύματος. || ἐν τῶι ἐνεστῶτι ἔ[τ]ει ἐμνησ|τευσάμην Ν̣ε̣ί̣κ̣α̣[ι]α̣ν̣ {Νίκαιαν} Λ̣υ̣σ̣ι̣μ̣ά̣|χου καὶ τοῦ ση̣μ̣α̣[ι]ν̣ο̣μένου̣ | αὐτῆς πατρὸς ὀ̣μ̣[ό]σαντος | δώσ̣ε̣ι̣ν̣ ἐμοὶ αὐτ[ὴ]ν καὶ τὴν || σταθε̣ῖ̣σ̣αν ἐπʼ α̣[ὐ]τῆι̣ φ̣ε̣ρ̣ν̣ήν, | ἐφʼ ἧι κἀ̣μοῦ̣ εὐδοκ̣οῦντος | οὕτως̣ οὐ̣ μ̣ό̣ν̣ο̣[ν] ὁ̣ρισμῶν | γενομέν̣ω̣ν̣ κα̣[τ]ὰ̣ κοινὸν | ἀλλὰ καὶ τῆς̣ κα̣τ̣ὰ τὸν νό||μον αποκα̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣ς̣ γ̣ενη|θείσης κα̣ὶ̣ εἰς δεδ̣η̣λ̣ο̣υ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣/ ἐ̣π̣ὶ̣ [τ]ο̣ύτοις ἀπαλλαγέντ̣ω̣ν̣ ἡμῶν | μετʼ οὐ π̣[ολὺν χ]ρ̣ό̣νον | ὁ Λυσί̣μ̣α̣χ̣ο̣ς̣ συνήρμοκεν || ἄν̣ε̣υ̣ λόγου ἑ̣τ̣έ̣ρωι ἀ̣ν̣δ̣ρὶ | τὴν Νε̣ίκαιαν̣ {Νίκαιαν} πρὶν ἢ λα|βεῖν παρʼ ἐμοῦ τ̣ὸ̣ εἰθ̣ισμέ|νον τοῦ ἀποσ̣τ̣ασίου | ⟦τὸ⟧ β̣υβλ̣ίο̣ν. διὸ ἀξιῶ, || ἐὰν φανη̣ται {φαίνηται}, συντάξαι | γ̣ρ̣άψ̣αι τοῖς ἐν τῆι̣ κώμηι̣ | Ἰουδαίοις π̣αραγγεῖλαι τῶι | Λυσιμάχωι ἀπαντᾶν | ἐφʼ ὑμᾶς ἵνʼ ἐ̣ὰν ῆ̣ι ⟦ ̣α̣ι̣⟧ οἷα || [γ]ρ̣ά̣φ̣ω̣ δ̣ι̣α̣λ̣η̣(φθῆι) περὶ αὐ(τοῦ) κα(τὰ) τὸν νό(μον) ἐμ̣ο̣ὶ δʼ ἐπα̣ναγ|[κάσαι ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ψ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣χ̣ | -- -- -- |

{reverse side [verso]} (ἔτους) λϛ Χο(ιὰκ) ιθ Φιλώτου | πρ(ὸς) Λυσίμαχον.

{no. 5} τοῖς ἄρχουσι | παρὰ Πο̣λ̣ύ̣κτορος̣ τοῦ̣ | Πολύκτορος Μακε̣δ̣ό̣ν̣ος τ̣ῶν | Δημητρίου ἱππέων μισθοφόρων. || ἐν τῶι λϛ (ἔτει) συνηρμόσθην | Σωστράτηι καὶ ἐθέμ̣η̣ν | συγγραφὴν (ταλάντων) ιβ· μετὰ δ̣ὲ ταῦτα | πωλουμένης οἰκίας | ὑπό τινος Φι̣λάγρου μετέ||δωκέν μοι ἡ τῆς Σωστράτης̣ | μήτηρ Ταλ̣οῦς διʼ ἧς καὶ | ὠνησάμην̣ τὴν οἰκίαν κ̣[αὶ -ca.?- ] | τὴν καθήκουσαν παρα|χώρησιν ἐπόησ̣α̣ {ἐποίησα} εἴς τε || ἐματόν {ἐμαυτόν} κα̣ὶ̣ τ̣ὴ̣ν̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] | Σ̣ω̣στράτην κα[ -ca.?- ] | {traces} | -- -- --

{no. 6} {front side [recto]} τοῖς̣ τὸ λϛ̣ (ἔτος) ἄρχουσι | παρὰ Θεοδότ̣ο̣υ̣ τοῦ Θεοδότου | Ἰουδαίου τ̣ο̣ῦ [συν]ε̣σταμένου | ὑπὸ τῆ̣ς μητρὸς̣ [Β]ερενίκης. || ἐνέ[σ]τηκεν ἐμοί τε κα̣ὶ το[ῖ]ς | ὀρφανοῖς ἐφʼ ὑμῶν κατάστασις | πρὸς Τιμόθεον τῶν ἐ̣ξ̣ Ὀνν̣ῆ̣ | περὶ τῶν κατὰ τὸ παιδίον̣ | —— | τ̣ὸ τελ̣ευτῆσ̣α̣ν̣ ἐ̣π̣ε̣ρ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣, | ὁ̣ Τ̣ι̣μ̣ό̣θ̣εος ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣εσ̣εν {or: εξ̣εν} τὴ̣ν̣ | —— | σ̣ύ̣γ̣κ̣ρισιν ὡς ἡμῶν κεκρ̣ιμένων̣ | [ἐ]πὶ̣ τῶν ἐν τῇ κώμῃ πρε̣σβυτέρω̣ν̣ || π̣ε̣ρ̣ὶ̣ τούτων̣ καὶ̣ [τυ]χ̣[όν]τ̣ω̣ν τῆς̣ | ὑπογραφῆς̣, τὸ̣ σ̣ύνολ̣ον οὔτε̣ | κ̣ε̣κρι̣μένων οὔτε ε̣ἰ̣ς̣ ὑπο|γραφὴν ἑαυτοὺς δεδωκότων̣, | Θ̣ε̣ο̣δώρου δὲ καὶ Στράτωνος || καὶ Ἰακούβιος τῶν τριῶν | τῶν γενηθέντων κριτῶν | ἐπελθόντων πρὸς̣ τ̣ὴν | δηλουμένην μου μητέρα | κα[ὶ] ἐπερωτησάντων τινὰ || ἀπῴχοντο οὐδεμιᾶς ὑπο|γ̣ρ̣α̣φῆς γενομένης. | διὸ ἀξιῶ, ἐὰν φαίνηται, συντ̣ά̣ξ̣α̣ι̣ | ἀνακαλέσασθαι τούτους τε | κα̣ὶ̣ τὸν Τιμόθεον καὶ ἐὰν̣ ᾖ || ταῦθʼ οὕτως ἔχοντα, | προνοηθῆναι̣, ὡ̣ς̣ ἡμεῖς μὲν | τευξόμεθα τοῦ δικαίου | κ ̣τ ̣[ ̣] ̣ ̣θ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | περὶ δὲ ἄλ̣λ̣ων διαλαβεῖν. | —— || [ -ca.?- εὐτυχεῖτε] | {hand 2?} (ἔτους) [ -ca.?- ] | π[ι]στευο̣μ̣ε̣[ -ca.?- ] | πρ[ ̣] ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] || (hand 3?) ἔτ̣ο̣[υ]ς̣ λϛ Μεχ(εὶρ) κβ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | θεο ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ]ς̣ γ̣ γ̣ρ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | καταγ̣ί̣νεσθα̣ι τῆι ιδ τ̣ο̣[ῦ] Φαμ̣[εν]ὼ̣θ̣ | ἑτ̣ο̣ί̣μους ἔχοντας τ̣ὰ̣ πρὸς ταῦτα. |
{reverse side [verso]} Θεοδότου πρὸς || Τιμόθεον.

{no. 7}
{front side [recto]} τοῖς ἄρχουσι | παρὰ Δωροθέου τῶν ἐκ τοῦ πολιτεύματος. | ἐν τῶι λβ (ἔτει) Σεύθου τοῦ τῆς γυναικός μου | ἀδελ̣φοῦ ἀρρωστήσαντος παρʼ ἐμοὶ || καὶ βαρέως διατεθέντος προ{σ}εστάτησ̣α̣ | αὐτοῦ ἐφʼ ἱκανὸν χρόνον ἐκ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ ἰδίου | πλ̣είονα δαπανῶν̣, μ̣ετὰ δ̣ὲ̣ ταῦ̣τα | μεταλαβὼν τ̣ὴ̣ν̣ θυ̣γατέρ̣α αὐτοῦ | Φίλιπ̣π̣αν ἀπερρίφθαι ἐν τῶ̣ι̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ || μεταπεμψάμην {μετεπεμψάμην} κα̣ὶ̣ ταύτην καὶ | ἀ̣μ̣φ̣οτέρων δια̣ι̣τωμ̣ένων παρʼ ἐμοὶ | ὁ Σεύ̣θ̣ης εδρ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ην πρ̣ο̣σπαρέδω|κέν μοι τὴν Φίλιππαν, ὅ̣π̣ω̣ς̣ παρʼ ἐμοὶ ἦι, | χάριν τε ὧν εἰ[ς] ἀμφοτέρο̣υ̣ς δεδ̣α̣||πανήκειν {ἐδεδα|πανήκειν}, τ̣[ὸ] δεύτερ[ο]ν [χ]ά̣ρ̣ι̣ν τῆς | πρὸς τὴν̣ γυνα[ῖ]κα π̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣ε̣ω̣ς, | Ἰωνᾶς δ̣ὲ τῆς γυ̣ναικὸς αὐτοῦ | περιεσπακυίας τὴν Φίλιππαν καὶ | π̣ρὸ̣ς̣ τ̣[ὴ]ν̣ ἄλλην αὐτῆς ἀδ̣ελφὴ̣ν || καθεστακυίας εἰς Παανάμ̣ει, ἀξιῶ, | ἐὰν φαί[ν]ηται, ἀνακαλεσαμέ̣ν̣ο̣υς | αὐτὴ̣ν ἐπαναγκάσαι τὸ δίκαιόν μοι | ὑπο̣σχε̣ῖ̣ν̣. vac. εὐτυχεῖτε. | (hand 2) (ἔτους) λϛ̣ Παχὼ(ν) κβ σ̣υ̣(νετάξαμεν) π̣αρ(αγγεῖλαι). || τῆ̣ι̣ δὲ κδ τῶ̣ν̣ ἀρχό(ντων)· εἰς τὴν κα̣ Π̣α(ῦνι) κατ̣ενε(χθῆναι). |
{reverse side [verso} (ἔτους) λϛ Παχὼν Δωρόθεος | πρ(ὸς) Ἰωνᾶν | ἔ̣τ̣[ους] λϛ Παῦνι κ̣ ̣ ἐπὶ τῶν ἀ̣ρ̣χ̣ό̣ν̣(των). | κ̣αταστ[ά]ν̣το̣ς Δωροθέου πρὸς [Ἰ]ω̣ν[ᾶ]ν καὶ τ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] || ̣ ̣α̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣[ ̣ ̣]θέν̣τος ο ̣ ̣ ̣ περὶ τοῦ̣ παραδοῦναι | ἐ̣ν̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣] vac. (?) ἣν̣ ἐσήμα̣νεν ἀπεσπακέναι | ̣π̣ι̣ς̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] Ἰ̣ων̣ᾶν δ̣εδομένην αὐτῶ̣ι | ̣ ̣ ̣ο̣υ̣[ ̣] ̣ις πα̣ρα̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣]τ̣[ ̣] ̣ς̣[ ̣ ̣] τῆς τ̣ε | Ἰ̣ωνᾶ̣ς [ -ca.?- ] μ̣εγάλ̣ω̣ς β̣ ̣ ̣ε[ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ιασα̣ι̣ || α̣ὐ̣τ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]ε̣π̣ ̣ ̣ ̣α̣υτ ̣[ -ca.?- ] ̣ ̣ ̣ελ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ | ̣ν̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣]ν̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] συνετάξαμεν ̣ | τὸ μὲν̣ κοράσι[ο]ν̣ κατ ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ | τῶι [δὲ] Δ̣ω̣ροθέω̣ι̣ [ ̣ ̣]ει ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣] | κα̣[τ]έχειν ἐρ̣γ̣α̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] ̣κ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] || ὑ̣π̣ο̣μ̣ν̣ημα[ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣τε̣θ̣[ ̣] ̣

{no. 8}
{front side [recto]} (hand 2) (ἔτους) λζ Μεχ(εὶρ) κ ̣{κβ̣ or κθ̣ or κε̣} σα( ) ε ἀντιλα(β- ) χ ̣( ) συ(νετάξαμεν) γρά̣(ψαι) | τοῖς ἐν Τη̣μ̣ει Ἰου(δαίοις) ε̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣τ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣, | ἐὰν δὲ μ̣ή̣, ἀ̣π̣ο̣(στεῖλαι) ἐ̣ν ἡμέρ[(αις) -ca.?- ] | (hand 1) τοῖς ἄρχουσι τὸ̣ λζ (ἔτος) τοῦ ἐν Ἡρακλέους || πόλει πολ̣ι̣τ̣ε̣ύ̣[μα]τ̣ο̣ς̣ τῶν Ἰουδαίων | παρὰ Θεοδότου τοῦ Θεοδότου | Ἰ̣ο̣υ̣δ̣α̣[ί]ο̣υ̣ τ̣ῶν ἐν τῶι Ὀξυρυγχίτηι | σ̣τ̣ρ̣α̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ν̣των ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ι̣λ̣ε̣ι̣σ̣των {ι̣ν̣ι̣σ̣των} | ἐν κώμηι̣ Τ̣η̣ει τοῦ α̣ὐτοῦ νομοῦ. || τοῦ λγ (ἔτους) δανείσαντός μου | Π̣λ̣ουσίαι Ἀπ̣ολλοδώρου Ἰουδαῖαι, | ὡς̣ δὲ συνήλλαξεν Γαργαρίσση̣ι, καὶ | τῶι υἱῶι αὐ̣τ̣ῆς Δωροθέωι τῶι καὶ | Ζήνωνι Ἰουδαίωι, ὡς δὲ συνήλλαξεν || Πέρση[ι] τ̣ῆς ἐπιγονῆς, χα(λκοῦ) (τάλαντα) ιβ | τόκων (διδράχμων) ἐπὶ ὑποθήκηι | ἀμπελῶν[ο]ς̣ (ἀρούρης) α L περὶ Παλῶσιν | τοῦ Ὀξυρυγχίτου ἣν ἐποίησα εἰς Φιλίσταν τὴν γυ(ναῖκά) μου/, ἀν[ε]ν̣εωσάμην | ο̣ὐ̣θ̣ένα οἶν̣[ον] λ̣αβὼν ἐν τῶι λδ (ἔτει) || ἐν δ̣ὲ τῶι λε̣ (ἔτει) Μεσορὴ τὴν ἐπικατα|β̣ολὴν π̣[οιη]σ̣α̣μέ̣νου [μ]ο̣υ ἐκυρίευσα | τῆς κτή̣σε̣ω̣ς̣, ἐν δὲ τῶι Ἐπεὶφ π̣α̣ρα|λαβόντων ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ιν τῶν Ἰουδαίων, | ἐν ο̣ἷς καὶ ̣ ̣ ̣αρχα̣ς, καὶ̣ π̣α̣ρ̣ʼ α̣ὐ̣τ̣[ῶ]ν̣ || παρακλ̣η̣θ̣έ̣ν̣τ̣ο̣ς̣ μ̣ου συ̣ν̣έ̣λυσα̣ν, ε̣ν̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ε̣ι̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣/ ἐφʼ ὧι | αὐτὰ τὰ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣] ἐ̣κ̣τε̣ί̣σ̣[ου]σ̣ι̣ν̣ ἐ̣ν̣ (ἔτεσι) β | ἀφʼ ὧν ἐν τῶ̣[ι] Μεσορὴ τ̣οῦ λ̣[ϛ] (ἔτους) (τάλαντα) ϛ καὶ | ἐν τῶι Μεσορὴ τ̣οῦ λζ̣ (ἔτους) (τάλαντα) ϛ̣ καὶ τοὺς τόκους | καὶ παραχρ̣[ῆ]μ̣α̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ φέρουσι̣ν ἀ̣π̣ὸ̣ γε̣(νήματος) || οἴνο̣υ̣ ̣κ ̣/ ̣ ̣ι̣[ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣υ̣ καταβ̣εβ̣[λ]η̣κό̣τ̣ω̣ν̣ μοι | οἴνου με(τρητὰς) γ̣ κ̣α̣ὶ χα(λκοῦ) (τάλαντα) α Δψ , τὰ δὲ λοιπὰ οὐκ ἀ|ποδεδωκότων, ἀξιῶ ἐὰν φαίνηται συντάξαι | γράψαι τοῖς ἐν̣ Τ̣ν̣η̣ε̣ὶ̣ Ἰουδαίοις ἐπαναγκάσαι | αὐτοὺς τὰ̣ δ̣ί̣κα̣[ι]ά̣ μ̣οι ποιῆσαι ἢ ἐ̣ξαποστεῖλαι || αὐτοὺς ἐ̣φʼ ὑ̣μᾶς μετ̣ὰ̣ λει̣τ̣ο̣υ̣ργ̣ῶν, ἵνα τύχω τῶν | δικαίων. vac. ? εὐτυχεῖτε. |

{reverse side [verso]) (ἔτους) λζ Μεχ(εὶρ) κβ Θεο̣δ̣ό̣τ̣[ου] | πρ(ὸς) Πλουσίαν κ̣[α]ὶ̣ Δ̣ω̣[ρόθ]ε̣[ο]ν̣.

{no. 9}
{front side [recto]} τοῖς τὸ λη (ἔτος) ἄρχουσι | — — | παρὰ Βερενίκης τῆς Ἀρχαγ̣ά̣θου | Ἰουδαίας τῶν ἐξ Ἀ̣φ[ρο]δ̣ί̣της πόλ̣ε̣[ω]ς̣. || τοῦ λζ (ἔτους) Φα̣μ̣ε̣ν[ὼ]θ Δημήτριο̣ς̣ | Φιλώτου Ἰουδ̣αῖο̣ς τῶν καταγινο|μένων ἐν Π̣ειμπασβύτει | π̣ροήκατό μ̣ο̣ι̣ ἐπιστολὴν ὅρκου | πατρίου διομολογούμενος ἀποδ̣ώ̣||σει̣ν μοι τὴν συνκεχωρημένην | τ̣ι̣μὴν ἧς ἐώνητο παιδίσκης Ῥώμ̣η̣ς̣ | κ̣α̣ὶ̣ τοῦ ἐκ ταύτης τέκνου ἐν | μηνὶ Παῦνι τοῦ αὐτοῦ (ἔτους) χα(λκοῦ) (τάλαντα) η , | ἐ̣ὰ̣ν̣ δὲ μὴ ἀ̣π̣οδ̣ῶι, ἀποτείσειν || ἐ̣ν̣ τῶι ἐ̣χομ̣ένωι μη̣νὶ Ἐπεὶφ | σ̣ὺ̣ν̣ ἡ̣μιολίαι καὶ εἰς τὸ βασιλικὸν | ἐπ̣ί̣τ̣ιμον ἀργ(υρίου) (δραχμὰς(?)) ο̣η ἄνευ πάσης | κ̣[ρ]ί̣σ̣εως καὶ καταστάσεως, | δ̣ώ̣σ̣ειν δὲ καὶ μισθὸν κατ̣ὰ || μῆ̣ν̣α τροφῶι τοῦ μὲν | ἱμ̣α̣τισμοῦ χα(λκοῦ) Βφ ἕως ιε τοῦ | Φα̣μ̣ε̣ν̣ὼ̣θ κα̣ὶ̣ (πυροῦ) (ἀρτάβας) ̣ μέ̣τ̣ρα δύο | μη̣ν̣ῶν δ κατὰ μ̣ῆ̣ν̣α̣ ἐλαίο̣υ̣ | κο̣τύ(λας) β τοῦ μηνός, ἀπὸ δὲ τ̣οῦ Παῦ̣ν̣[ι] || κα̣τ̣ὰ̣ μ̣ῆνα (πυροῦ) (ἀρτάβην) α, ἐλαίου κοτύ̣(λας) β, | τα̣[ῦ]τ̣α δὲ καὶ ἄλ̣λ̣α τῆς ἐπισ̣τ̣ολῆς | πε̣ριεχούσης καὶ τοῦ Φιλώτου | μη̣θέν μοι ἀποδεδ̣ωκότ[ο]ς̣ μ̣έχρι̣ | το̣[ῦ] ν̣ῦ̣ν, ἀλλὰ πα̣[ρα]βεβηκότος τ̣ὸν || πά̣τ̣ριον νόμον, διὸ ἠ̣ναγκα̣σ̣[μ]έ̣νη | ξε̣ν̣ιτείας πεῖραν λ̣αμ̣βάν̣ε̣ι̣ν̣ κα̣ὶ̣ | π̣α̣ρ̣ακεκ̣ο̣μικυῖα πρὸς ὑμᾶς ἄ̣[λ]|λ̣η̣[ν τῶ]ν ἐν Ἀφροδίτης πόλει Ἰουδαίω̣ν̣ | πε̣ρ̣ὶ τού̣τ̣[ου] ἐ̣π̣ι̣στολὴν̣ ἀξιῶ || ἐὰ̣ν̣ φα̣ί̣ν̣ητ̣α̣ι̣ σ̣[υντ]ά̣ξ̣α̣ι̣ τ̣ῶ̣ι̣ [ὑ]π̣η̣ρέτ̣ει {ὑπηρέτηι} | πα̣ραπ̣έ[μ]ψ̣αι τ̣ὸ̣ν̣ Δημήτρι̣ο̣ν̣ κ̣αὶ ἀ̣ν̣α̣|κ̣α̣λεσ̣α̣μένους̣ αὐτ̣ὸ̣ν̣ ἐπαναγκ[ά]σ̣[α]ι̣ | παραχρῆμα ἀποδ̣οῦναι κ̣α̣ὶ ἀ̣π̣ο̣τ̣ε̣ῖ̣σαι | σ̣ὺν ἡμιολίαι (τάλαντα) ιβ κ̣α̣ὶ̣ τ̣ ̣[ ̣]- ca.9 - Β̣φ̣ || καὶ τὸ̣ν πό̣ρ̣ο̣ν καὶ τἆλλα ἀκολούθ̣ω̣ς | τῶι ὅρκωι, περὶ δ̣ὲ̣ [τ]οῦ εἰς τ̣ὸ̣ βασ̣ιλικὸ̣ν̣ ἐπ̣ιτίμου | κατ̣ὰ̣ τοῦ παραβεβη̣κ̣ό̣τ̣ο̣ς̣ διαλα̣β̣εῖν̣ μισοπ̣ο̣νή̣ρ̣ω̣ς̣. | —— | (hand 2) (ἔτους) [λ]η Παχὼν κθ ̣ ̣ ̣ || λ[ ̣]π̣ ̣ ̣τ̣ ̣ ̣ν- ca.9 -τ̣ | -- -- -- | ται α̣υτ̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | καὶ̣ ταύ̣τ̣η̣ς̣ ε̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ς̣ |
{reverse side [verso]} ἔτους λη Παῦνι ϛ | Β̣ε̣ρ̣ενί̣κης πρ(ὸς) Δημή(τριον).

{no. 10}
τοῖς̣ τὸ λγ (ἔτος) ἄρχουσι | παρὰ Πτολεμ̣α̣ί̣α̣ς. ἐγ̣δ̣ο̣ύσης | ἐ̣μ̣οῦ Τ̣ετώυτ̣ι καπηλίδι | τῶν ἀπὸ τοῦ ὅρμου ἐρίου στα(θμίον) α̣ {or: στα(θμία) δ̣} || ὥστε νῆσαι καὶ ἀπὸ̣ τ̣οῦ | συγχωρηθέντος μισθοῦ | κομισομένης {κομισαμένης} τὸ (ἥμισυ), νυνεὶ {νυνὶ} | δὲ μὴ ὑπομενούσης αὐτῆς | ἀποδιδόναι τὸ ἔργον, ἀλλὰ || διαπλανώσης, ἀξιῶι̣ {ἀξιῶ} | ἀνακαλεσαμένους αὐτὴν̣ | ἐπαναγκάσαι κομισαμένην | τὸ λοιπὸ̣ν̣ τοῦ μισθοῦ ἀπο|δοῦναί μοι ἵνʼ οὕτω τύχω̣ || τοῦ δικαίου. | ε̣ὐ̣τ̣υ̣χ̣[εῖτε] | -- -- -- |

{no. 11}
{front side [recto]} τοῖς ἄρχουσ[ι] | παρὰ Πτολεμαίου τοῦ | Σίμωνο̣ς Ἰο̣υ̣δαίου. | ἀδι̣κοῦμαι ὑ̣π̣ὸ̣ [Ἀ]ρ̣σ̣ά̣μ̣η̣ς̣ || τῶν ἀπὸ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ ὅ̣ρ̣μο̣υ̣. | ὀφεί̣λ̣ο̣υ̣σ̣α̣ γ̣ά̣ρ̣ μοι ἀπὸ | τιμῆς̣ οἴ̣ν̣ου (τάλαντα) [ ̣] Γ̣ | οὐκ ἀπ̣οδίδ̣ω̣σ̣ι̣ν, ἀ̣[λ]λ̣ὰ̣ | διαπλ̣α̣ν̣ᾶ̣[ι]. δ̣ι̣ὸ̣ ἀ̣ξ̣ι̣ῶ̣ || προσ̣καλεσαμένους | αὐτὴ̣ν ἐπα̣ν̣α̣γ̣κ̣ά̣σ̣α̣ι̣ | παρα̣- ca.12 -ι | -- -- -- |
{reverse side [verso]} (ἔτους) λη.

{no. 12}
{front side [recto]} τοῖς τὸ λε (ἔτος) ἄρχουσι | παρὰ Νικάνορος τοῦ Τ̣ρ̣ύφω̣νο̣ς̣ | Ἰουδαίου. Ἀνδρομάχο̣υ̣ τοῦ | Νικάνορος Ἰουδαίου ὀφ̣εί||λοντός μ̣οι̣ (πυροῦ) (ἀρτάβας) ια τὰ̣ ἐ̣κ̣φό̣|ρ̣ια ἧς ἐμεμίσ̣θωτο γῆς | παρὰ τοῦ πατρός μου | ἐ̣ν̣ τῶι Ἀνδρονίκου κλήρωι (ἀρουρῶν) γ | εἰς̣ τὸ λβ̣ (ἔτος) καθʼ ἣν ἔθ̣ε̣τό || μοι ἐπιστολὴν ὅρκου̣ πατρίου | καὶ μέ̣χ̣ρ̣ι̣ τοῦ ν̣ῦν ο̣ὐ̣κ̣ ἀ̣π̣ο̣δε|δωκότος μοι, τοῦ χρόνου | τῆς ἀποδόσεως διεληλυ|θότος καὶ ἔτι πλε̣ί̣ονος προσ||ε̣π̣ι̣γεγο̣ν̣ότος, ἐμοῦ τε | πεπραγμένου τὰ ἐκφόρια | ἐκ τῶν το ̣ε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ν̣ ̣ ̣ν̣ ̣ν | τοῦ τ̣ʼ ἐ̣γ̣καλουμένου̣ μη|δένα λόγον π̣επ̣οιημένου || ἀλλὰ διαπ̣λανῶν̣τος καὶ τὸ | σύνολον εἰς τὰς χεῖρας μὴ ἐρχο|μένου, νυνὶ δὲ ὀπτα̣νο|μένου ἐπ̣ὶ̣ τ̣ο̣ῦ παρʼ ὑμῖν | κρ̣ι̣τ̣ηρίου ἀξιῶ π̣ροσ||[καλεσαμένους αὐτόν] | -- -- -- | {reverse side [verso]} (ἔτους) λε Παῦνι ιδ Νικάνορος | πρ(ὸς) Ἀνδρόμαχον.

{no. 13}
{front side [recto]} [το]ῖς τὸ λε (ἔτος) ἄρχουσι | π̣αρὰ Ἱππά̣λ̣ου καὶ Θεοδότου καὶ Πολ̣υ ̣ν ̣ ̣ | [τ]ῶν γ Ἰουδαίων τῶν ἐκ Πειμπαζβύ[τεως]. | [με]μι̣σθ̣ωμένων ἡ̣μ̣ῶν [ἐ]ν ̣[ -ca.?- ] | -- -- --
{reverse side [verso]} || [ -ca.?- ] ̣ ̣ ̣ Π̣α̣ῦ̣ν̣[ι] ̣ | [ -ca.?- ] ̣ ̣ ̣ε πρ(ὸς) Εὐφράνο̣ρα.

{no. 14}
{front side [recto]} τοῖ̣ς̣ ἄρχουσι [τ]ὸ̣ λ̣ ̣ (ἔτος) | π̣αρʼ Ἀμ̣μ̣ω̣[νίας] τ̣ ̣ ̣διο ̣[ -ca.?- ] | τ ̣[ ̣] ̣ ̣δ̣ ἐ̣ν ε ̣ε̣ ̣ ̣κ̣ ̣ ̣τ̣ι̣ο ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | [ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ν̣ Θεοδο[τ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣[ -ca.?- ] || [ ̣] ̣ε̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ε̣[ ̣]ν̣κ ̣ ̣ θε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Ἰουδ̣α̣[ι- -ca.?- ] | [- ca.10 -] ̣ν̣τ̣α̣ς̣ ̣ ̣ τ ̣ ̣ ̣λ̣ι̣μνε̣ι̣τικ ̣[-ca.?- ] | [ -ca.?- ] ̣ ̣[ ̣]ε/ [ -ca.?- ] | -- -- -- |
{reverse side [verso]} [ -ca.?- ] Παῦνι ιγ Ἀμμωνία πρ(ὸς) | [ -ca.?- ] ̣ρ̣ ̣ ̣ν καὶ Θεοδότην.

{no. 15}
-- -- -- | {line 1} μενο ̣ ̣ο ̣[ -ca.?- ] | συνπεσών μοι ̣ ̣[ ̣]α̣ς̣ | κα̣ὶ πυθόμενός μου ε̣[ἰ] σ̣υγ|χωρ̣ήσω αὐτῶι παρʼ ἑ̣τέ̣ρου || λαβεῖν τὸν ἀ̣ρρα̣βῶν̣α̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ε̣ ̣ι̣ | ἔλαβεν α̣ν̣ε̣ ̣ησ̣εμ̣η ̣τ̣ε̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ | ἀργυ(ρίου) (δραχμὰς) δ ἐφʼ ὧι ἀποδ̣ώσει μοι | ἣ̣ν καταβεβλήκειν τιμ̣ὴ̣ν̣ ἕ̣ω̣ς̣ λ̣ τοῦ̣ Μεχε̣ί̣ρ̣. || τούτου δὲ ο̣ὐκ ἀπ̣ο̣δ̣ε̣δωκότος | ἀξιῶ ἀνακαλεσαμένους | αὐτὸν ἐ̣π̣α⟦γ⟧να̣γ̣κ̣ά̣σ̣α̣ι̣ | τὸ δίκαιον ὑποσχεῖν. | —— | εὐ̣τ̣υ̣χ̣ε̣ῖ̣τ̣ε.

{no. 16}
[ -ca.?- ] {traces of letters} | [ -ca.?- ] ̣ ̣ό̣τε̣ρ̣ο̣ν τέταχεν̣ λ̣ωσ̣ε̣ ̣ ̣ | [ -ca.?- ]π̣α̣ρέξ̣ει vac. ? ̣ ἐ̣ά̣ν̣ τι ̣ε̣ ̣ενκαι | [ -ca.?- ἀξιῶ -ca.?- ] μεταπεμψαμένους αὐτὸ̣ν || [ -ca.?- ]κα ̣πα ̣ε̣ ̣ ̣βασ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ι ̣ο̣( ) | [ -ca.?- ] ̣α̣ι̣ π̣ο̣ι̣ῆ̣σ̣α̣ι̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣] ̣ετι ̣ ̣π̣α̣ρ | [ -ca.?- ]ειληι ἄ̣λλ̣ο̣ν ἐν̣ε̣γκὼν | [ -ca.?- φα]νέν̣τα προ̣σηκό̣ντ̣ω̣ς, ἵ̣νʼ | [ὦ ἀντειλημμένος. -ca.?- ] vac. ? εὐτυχεῖτε || {hand 2} [ -ca.?- ] Παῦνι κζ συ(νετάξαμεν) παρ(αγγεῖλαι).

{no. 17}
Σ̣τ̣ράτων Χα̣ιρείᾳ | κα̣[ὶ] Μα̣ρ̣σ̣ύ̣ᾳ καὶ Θεοδο|τωι καὶ Ἀντιπάτρωι̣ | καὶ Θεοδο̣σίωι χαί||ρ̣ε̣ιν. | —— τοῦ πολιτάρχου Εὐφράνορος̣/ | κ̣[α]ὶ̣ τῶ̣ν ἀρχόντων | τῶν ἐν Τεβέτνο̣ι̣ [ ̣] ̣ | ̣ ̣χ̣ ̣ ̣μένων ὑπ̣ὲ̣ρ | τῶν παρὰ Ἀλεξάνδρου || τ̣[ο]ῦ̣ Στε̣φάνο̣υ τῆς αὐτῆς | κώμης κα̣ὶ̣ ἡμεῖν {ἡμῖν} δ̣ὲ | γεγραφότων καλῶ̣ς̣ | π̣ο̣ι̣ήσετε ἀφέντες | ἐ̣κ τῆς φυλακῆς. || ἔρρωσθε (ἔτους) κζ̣ | Τῦβι ι̣ ̣

{no. 18}
{front side [recto]} {hand 2} (ἔτους) κ̣θ̣ Θ̣ω(ὺθ) γ θ̣ε̣( ) ηρα( ) πει/ρ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣α( ) α̣ν̣( ) ἐπὶ τὸ πολίτευ(μα) | {hand 1} Ἀλέξανδρος καὶ οἱ ἐμ {ἐν} Πεεμπασβύτει κριτα̣ὶ Στ̣[ράτωνι καὶ τοῖς ἐν Ἡρακλέους πόλει κριταῖς χαίρειν.] | τῆι β τῶν ἐπαγομένων κ̣ω̣θ̣ωνιζομένων ̣[ -ca.?- ] | γενομένης ἀηδίας̣ ἤ̣δη̣ ἀναλελυκότ ̣[ -ca.?- μὴ παραγενο]||μένου ἐπὶ τὸ κριτήριον, τῆι γ̣ τ̣ῶ̣ν ἐπαγομ̣έν̣ω̣[ν -ca.?- ] | Θεο̣μ̣νήστου καὶ Αἴθων̣ο̣ς̣ πε̣πλη̣γ̣έναι ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | ἀπέφαινον ἀκαιρ̣εῖν, τῆι δ̣ὲ α τ̣[ο]ῦ Θωὺθ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | αὐτῶν πά̣λι {πάλιν} | κα̣ι̣ ̣α̣τ̣η̣τ̣ ̣των[ ̣] ̣τα̣τος ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | ἀντέστησαν ὅ τε̣ Θεόμ̣ν̣η̣σ̣τ̣[ο]ς κα[ὶ ὁ] Αἴθω̣ν πρ̣ο̣σ̣[ ̣] ̣ι̣[ -ca.?- ] || ἐξεγερθέντος δʼ αὐτοῦ ε ̣ ̣μ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ε ̣ ̣π̣α̣ρ̣εξα̣π̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | οὗτ̣ος δὲ ο̣ὐχ̣ ὑπέμ̣ε̣[ -1-2- ] ̣ ̣ ἐ̣ὰ̣ν μὴ συνκαθίσῃ α̣λ̣ε̣[ -ca.?- ] |
{reverse side [verso]} Στράτωνι κ̣α̣ὶ̣ τοῖς | ἐν Ἡρα̣κ̣λ̣έ̣ους̣ πό(λει) κριτα̣ῖ̣σ̣

{no. 19}
{front side [recto]} παρὰ τῶν ἐν Πεν̣ει πρεσβυτέρων τοῖς ἐ[ν Ἡρακλέους πόλει ἄρχουσι. -ca.?- ] | ἡμῖν π̣αρʼ ὑμῶν Νικάνω̣ρ χρηματισμ̣ὸν ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ὑπο-] | γεγραμμένοις ἀπαντᾶν ἐπὶ τὸ παρʼ ὑμῖν κρ[ιτήριον -ca.?- ] | παρηγγέλη καὶ ὑμῖν δ̣ὲ διεσαφήσαμεν. || {hand 2?} Κρίτωνι Δωσιθέωι (hand 3?) (ἔτους) λ[ -ca.?- ] | Χαριμύ̣ρτ̣ωι Ὀνησάνδρ̣ωι | Θεομνή̣στωι Γέλω̣τι vac. ? τ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | Ἰάσω̣νι {Ἰάσονι} | Φιλίππ̣ω̣ι vac. ? ερ ̣[ -ca.?- ] || Φιλίππω̣ι̣ | Φιλίππωι.

{no. 20} {front side [recto]} {hand 3?} [ -ca.?- (ἔτους) ̣ Ἐ]πεὶφ ιθ̣ | {hand 1} [παρὰ τῶν ἐν] Τεβέ̣τ̣νο̣ι πρεσβυτέρω̣[ν] τῶν̣ [Ἰ]ουδαίων τ̣[οῖς ἐν Ἡρακλέους πόλει ἄρχουσι -ca.?- ] | [ -ca.?- ] ̣λ̣θη̣μι̣ ̣α̣π̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ι̣η̣τ̣ησ̣ι̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣ο̣ν̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ -ca.?- ] | [παρηγγε]λκέναι ἐ̣νωπίωι̣ οὐκ ἀπήν̣τησ̣αν ἐπὶ τ̣ὸ̣ [κριτήριον -ca.?- ] || [ -ca.?- ἀπ]α̣ντή̣σ̣ειν ἐφʼ ὑμᾶς αν̣υπερβ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣] ̣ τῆι ι̣α̣ [τοῦ Παχὼν (?) -ca.?- ] | [ -ca.?- ] ⟦ ̣ ̣ ̣⟧ | {hand 2} [(ἔτους) ̣ Παχ]ὼν κε ̣ ̣ρα( ) αυ̣ν̣ωι
{reverse side [verso]} τοῖς [ἐ]ν Ἡρ(ακλέους) π̣ό̣(λει) ἄρχου[σι τοῦ πολιτεύματος] | τῶν Ἰουδαίων.

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