Athens (Attica, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map)
SEG 56 (2006), no. 225
= ID# 22765
Horos fragment of grey marble. Found in Kerameikos by the German Archaeological Institute in the Sacred Way in front of the Antidosis Façade. 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 to the contributors (eranistai) who are gathered around Dionysios (?) . . . on condition of release for a loan of x drachmas (?) . . .
Translation by: Harland
[ὅρος] χωρίου | [πεπρα]μένου | [ἐρανισ]ταῖς το|[ῖς περ]ὶ Διονυ||[σ — — —]
Item added: February 17, 2016
Item modified: December 19, 2018
ID number: 22765
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