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NOMINATION FOR COMPULSORY SERVICES

Original text: PRyl 90 L.30-56
Date: Early 3rd cent. A.D.

We present and report at our own risk the persons mentioned below, being well-to-do and suitable, for the performance of the services of the year. They are as follows. For Cynopolis : for the cleaning of canals Gikon son of Diodorus, aged about 46 years, having property worth 600 drachmae ; for the guarding of crops the persons previously nominated to superintend flooding, watering, sowing, and all other public works, Patron, without patronymic, his mother being Protous, aged about 30, having property worth 1000 drachmae, Aphrodas son of Nepheros, aged about 45, having house-sites worth 1000 drachmae ; and for the guarding of threshing-floors Hekusis son of Sanpas, aged about 25, having property worth 600 drachmae, Latron son of Anoubas, having similarly 600 drachmae ; and for taking care that the government wheat when delivered is pure and unadulterated Anoubas son of Nepheros, aged about 40, having house-sites worth 600 drachmae, Petenouphis son of Maximus, having similarly 600 drachmae ; and for taking charge of the public granaries and sealing (receipts?) along with the sitologi Petenouphis son of Sarapion, aged about 35, having property worth 1000 drachmae, Heron son of Heron, aged about 35, having similarly 1000 drachmae ; and for the guard of the strategus Horion son of Arius, aged about 25, having similarly 600 drachmae. Similarly for the village of Lysimachis : for the throwing up of dykes Ischyras son of Pakemis surnamed Ages, having house-sites worth 600 drachmae ; for the cleaning of canals Stotoetis son of Sokmenis ; and for the guarding of crops the persons previously nominated to superintend flooding, watering, sowing, and all other public works, Herieus son of Zoilus, Hermes son of Apunchis ; and for the guarding of threshing-floors Polion son of Ptolemaeus, Euporion son of Dioscorus ; and for taking care that the government wheat when delivered is pure and unadulterated . . .


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