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RESCRIPT OF SEVERUS AND CARACALLA

Original text: BGU 267
Date: A.D. 199.

The Emperor Caesar Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax Augustus Arabicus Adiabenicus Parthicus Maximus and the Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus to Juliana daughter of Sosthenianus, through her husband Sosthenes. A plea of long possession, made by those who have had rightful grounds for entering thereon and remained in possession without any dispute, is established against claimants who live in a different city, by the lapse of twenty years, and against those in the same city, by the lapse of ten years. Displayed publicly in Alexandria on Tubi 3 of year 8.


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