Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Mortgage Marker for a Loan by Contributors with Demylas (ca. 400-250 BCE) Athens area - Attica


Athens area (Attica, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map)
IG II² 2719 = Finley 1951, 132 (no. 42) = PHI 4970  = ID# 22698

 ca. 400-250 BCE

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Horos slab of limestone found in Dekeleia (a deme of Athens). On "contributors" (eranistai) as ongoing associations rather than merely ad hoc loaning groups, see the recent study by Thomsen 2015. The phrase "sold on condition of release" (πεπραμένων ἐπὶ λυσει) denotes not an actual sale, but the offering of securities for a loan with an expectation that the pledged securities would be "released" upon repayment of the loan.

Marker (horos) of a property sold on condition of release to the contributors (eranistai) who are with Demylas from Lamptrai subdivision for a loan of 1200 drachmas.

Translation by: Harland



ὅρος χωρίο[υ] | πεπραμένου | ἐπὶ λύσει ἐραν[ι]|σταῖς τοῖς μετὰ || Δημύλου Λαμ | ΧΗΗ.

Item added: February 16, 2016
Item modified: December 19, 2018
ID number: 22698
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