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TENDER FOR A FOWLING CONCESSION

Greek text:   PRyl 98.a
Date:   A.D. 154-155.

To Philippus son of Aphrodisius and his fellow superintendents of pastures in the marshland of the village of Theadelphia from Heron son of Apollonius, registered in the Cilician quarter, huntsman and Persian of the Epigone. I desire to be granted a permit by you for hunting and catching in the aforesaid marshland every bird in the locality, for the present 18th year only of Antoninus Caesar the lord, at a total rent of forty silver drachmas which I will pay in the month Pharmouthi of the said present year, and I shall have with me two assistants, if you agree to give the concession. . . .


papyrus 352


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