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Abstract In this article, BGU VI 1242 and 1311, which shed light on the implementation of the tax farming system into Ptolemaic Egypt, are re-edited and systematically commented on for the first time. Each text reveals certain administrative procedures by which tax farmers worked in cooperation...
Abstract In this article the author tries to answer the question, whether a general rule of the ancient Greek language, i.e. to designate the fourth, the twentieth, and the thirtieth days of a month not by ordinal numbers, but by the substantival numerals τετράς, εἰκάς, and τριακάς, was also...
Abstract BKT IX 10 = P.Berol. 21110r (MP 3 1910.01; LDAB 4566) was published by Grace Ioannidou in 1996 and was attributed to Doric lyric. The form στεναξε( (l. 11), however, is unusual for an Archaic lyric text, but not for tragic texts. It could therefore be a tragic text.
Abstract Dated to the second year of Ptolemy V Epiphanes, this unpublished papyrus probably contains a symbolon with information about the auction of a young female slave: the amount paid (five talents), the name of the director, Heliodorus, appointed to the royal bank of Crocodilopolis for that...
Abstract This article discusses P.Ness. II 1 fr. VII, presumed lost until 2010. Examination of the original reveals some material and textual clues that cast doubt on Casson/Hettich’s attribution to Verg. Aen. I 618-619, 624-625. Unfortunately no safe new attribution seems possible, as the...
Abstract We propose corrections to and reeditions of ostraca recently published in O.Petr. Mus. - most of them tax receipts or accounts from the VIII th Theban area (Djeme).
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