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EXTRACTS FROM THE JOURNAL OF A STRATEGOS

Greek text:   PPar 269   (WChr 1 41)
Date:   A.D. 233.

Acts of Aurelius Leontas, strategos of the Ombite nome and of Elephantine. The 12th year of the Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Pius Felix Augustus. Thoth 1. The strategos towards nightfall ... in the gymnasium along with Aurelius . . . crowned as gymnasiarch Aurelius Pelaias son of Harpaesis son of Hierax (?) and sacrificed in the Caesareum and the gymnasium. Having there made both libations and prayers he departed to the other nome, the Ombite, where after the traditional rites of . . . had been performed he attended the procession held in honour of the said god.

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{Subscribed}   Registered by me, Aurelius Dionysodurus, assistant, after being publicly displayed.

Acts of Aurelius Leontas, strategos of the Ombite nome and of Elephantine. The 12th year of the Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Pius Felix Augustus.

{Date.}   The strategos returned home about evening.

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{Date.}   The strategos after working at the office on matters of business inspected the market of saleable goods.

{Signed}   Read.

{Date.}   The strategos worked at the office on matters of business.

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{Date.}   The strategos worked at the office on matters of business.

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{Date.}   The strategos, after making ... at the office, late in the evening attended the procession held according to custom in honour of Isis the most great goddess.

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{Date.}   The strategos after working at the Caesareum on matters of business sat at the office attending to public affairs.

{Signed}   Read. . .

{Date.}   The strategos after holding an examination of the tax-collectors at the office departed to the other nome, the Ombite.

{Signed}   Read

{Subscribed}   Registered by me, Aurelius Dionysodorus, assistant, after being publicly displayed.

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