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ACCOUNT OF PUBLIC GAMES

Greek text:  POxy 519
Date:   2nd cent. A.D.

. . . Of this sum there were paid on Mecheir 23 : to an actor 496 drachmas, to a Homeric reciter 448 drachmas, and for music . . . drachmas, to a dancer 1[.]4. drachmas. . . . Received from the exegetes 42 drachmas, from the cosmetes 53 drachmas 1/2 obol, total 500 drachmas 1 obol. Of this sum there were paid out : to image-bearers of the god Nile 20 drachmas, to image-bearers of the gods 56 drachmas, to grooms 16 drachmas, to 14 temple slaves 84 obols, for the voyage (?) of the temple slaves 20 drachmas, to a crier 8 drachmas, to a trumpeter 4 drachmas, to the boys for breakfast 6 obols, for palms 6 obols, total 124 drachmas 96 obols. To . . ., pancratiast, , . . drachmas, to . . ., competitor, . . . drachmas, to . . ., boxer, . . .


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