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APPLICATION OF AN ATHLETE FOR PAYMENT OF PENSION

Greek text:   CPHerm 52-56 ( SPP 5.52 )   Col.4
Date:   A.D. 267.

To their excellencies the senate of Hermopolis the great, ancient, most august, and most illustrious city, from Aurelius Leucadius, Hermopolitan, victor in the sacred games, pancratiast, through Aurelius Appianus also called Demetrius, Hermopolitan, delegated as his guardian. I request that an order be given to pay me from the municipal account as my pension for the victory for which I was crowned at the sacred triumphal games for the 18 months from Phamenoth of the 10th year to Mecheir 30 of the 14th year, at the rate of 180 drachmas per month, 1 talent 2610 drachmas, and for the first victory for which I was crowned at the sacred triumphal universal juvenile contest, held as at Olympia, in the colony of Sidon for the 35 months 25 days from Phamenoth 6 of the 11th year to Mecheir inclusive of the 14th year, at the rate of 180 drachmas per month, 1 talent 450 drachmas, making the total of the claim two talents three thousand and ninety drachmas of silver, total 2 tal. 3090 dr. of silver, without prejudice to any rights possessed by the city and the senate. The 14th year of the Emperor Caesar Publius Licinius Gallienus Germanicus Maximus Persicus Maximus Pius Felix Augustus, Phamenoth.

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