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Mortgage Marker (frag.) for a Loan by Contributing-members (350 BCE) Athens - Attica

Athens (Attica, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map)
SEG 55 (2005), no. 290  = ID# 22762

 350 BCE


Horos of Hymettian stone found in Kerameikos by the German Archaeological Institute under Bau Z3. On "contributing-members" (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 to the contributing-members (eranistai) on condition of release for a loan of 450 drachmas.

Written/translated by: Harland

ὅρος | χωρίο πε|πραμένο | ἐρανισταῖς || ἐπὶ λύσει | ΗΗΗΗ𐅄.

Item added: February 17, 2016
Item modified: February 17, 2016
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