Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Cair.Isid. 71

24 x 17

JE57060; SR2539

Memoranda for a Petition

(314 A.D.)

The text has three sections: a list of five numbered merismoi, the first three being money assessments, the fourth an assessment in kind, the fifth partly in money, partly in kind; a statement of abuses suffered at the hands of the komarchs, who are said to be in collusion with the praepositus pagi; and what appears to be another assessment in kind, although it is not given a number like those in the first section of the text.






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