Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Cair.Isid. 1

29 x 25

CG10486 SR1461

Edict of Aristius Optatus

(Mar. 16th 297 A.D.)

Aristius Optatus, a prefect of Egypt who is otherwise unknown, issued this edict on Phamenoth 20, to publicize and give effect to an edict previously issued by Diocletian in the name of the tetrarchs which introduced important changes in the tax system of Egypt.






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