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ENGAGEMENT TO APPEAR IN COURT

Original text: PHamb i.4
Date: A.D. 87.

Copy of bond. To Nemesion, royal scribe of the division of Heracleides, from Lucius Vettius Epaphroditus. I swear by the Emperor Caesar Domitianus Augustus Germanicus that I will present myself in Alexandria not later than the 23rd of the month Pharmouthi of the current 6th year of the Emperor Caesar Domitianus Augustus Germanicus and will attend the most sacred court of his excellency the praefect Gaius Septimius Vegetus until I have contested the case which Marcus Antonius Tituleius, soldier, is bringing against me, in conformity with the order delivered to Claudius Chares, late strategos, otherwise may I incur the consequences of the oath. Isidorus, public scribe, has written for him, as he professes to be illiterate. (Identification) Epaphroditus, aged 35 years, with a scar on the small finger of the right hand, described by Tebulus, assistant. The 6th year of the Emperor Caesar Domitianus Augustus Germanicus, Pharmouthi 3.


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