Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Mortgage Marker for a Loan by Contributors (ca. 300 BCE) Hephaistia on Lemnos - Northern islands

Hephaistia on Lemnos (Northern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 300 BCE
IG XII,8 20 = Finley 1951, 149 (no. 110) = PHI 79202 = AGRW ID# 22647
Copenhagen Inventory info: 110


Horos stone. On "contributors" (eranistai) as ongoing associations rather than merely ad hoc groups, see the recent study by Thomsen 2015.

. . . Marker (horos) of the property and house which was sold on condition of release by the contributors (eranistai) who are with Chaireas (?) . . .

Translation by: Harland

[ὅρος χωρίο] | [καὶ οἰκίας] π̣ε|[πραμέ]ν̣ων ἐ|[πὶ λ]ύ̣σει ἐρα||[νιστ]αῖς τοῖς̣ | [μετ]ὰ̣ Χαιρ․ | [— — —]

Item added: February 15, 2016
Item modified: March 18, 2021
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