A Transportation Archive from Fourth-Century Oxyrhynchus (P. Mich. XX)

Volume 49
P. J. Sijpensteijn, Klaas Worp, and Traianos Gagos

Description

This volume publishes twenty-seven Greek papyri concerned with the transport of grain from Oxyrhynchus to Alexandria and Pelusium. Each text is presented with introduction, Greek text, English translation, and explanatory notes. In the general introduction, the authors discuss the process of grain transport in fourth century CE Egypt as illustrated by the texts published here and by others, previously published, from Oxyrhynchus.

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Table of Contents:
  • I.
  • Introduction
  • §1.
  • General Background
  • §2.
  • Bouleutai and Politeuomenoi
  • §3.
  • Epimeletai
  • §4.
  • Polykopitai and Kybepnetai
  • §5.
  • Imperial Oath Formulas
  • §6.
  • Topographical Indications
  • §7.
  • Chronological Elements
  • II.
  • Method of Publication
  • III.
  • Texts
  • 800.
  • P.Laur. IV 162 Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria (354P)
  • 801.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.A Prescript of a Text of Unknown Contents (1.x.359P)
  • 802.
  • P.Col. inv. 154 Undertaking by Town Councillors to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria (364P)
  • 803.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4017 Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria (25.xi.366P)
  • 804.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4025 Receipt of Grain not Transported by the First Transporter (367P, before 24.viii)
  • 805.
  • P.Wash.Univ. II 82 Undertaking by Town Councillors to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria (367P, before 24.viii)
  • 806.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4020 + SB XIV 12099 Declaration by Town Councillors Concerning the Administration of Barley for Alexandria (24.ix.369P)
  • 807.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4026 Declaration by a Boatman concerning the Cleansing of Wheat (viii-ix.372P)
  • 808.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4019 Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Barley to Pelusium (3.ix.372P)
  • 809.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4024 + 4027.B Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria & List from Where the Grain Originated (6.xi.372P; copy of 810)
  • 810.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4027.A Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria (6.xi.372P; copy of 809)
  • 811.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4023 Declaration by a Boatman / Kata-states to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria (372P)
  • 812.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4016 + SB XIV 11615 Copy of a Hypomnema / Report of Proceedings (17.v.373P)
  • 813.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4021 Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Barley to Alexandria (10.vii.373P; copy of 814)
  • 814.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4018 Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Barley to Alexandria (10.vii.373P; copy of 813)
  • 815.
  • P.Mich.inv. 422 = P.Mich. XV 724 Undertaking by a Boatman to Deliver Wheat to Alexandria (365P)
  • 816.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4022 = P. Turner 45 Letter of the Praefectus Annonae Alexandriae (10.iv.374P)
  • 817.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.B List of Places from Where Transported Grain Originated (ca. 357/8 or 372/3P)
  • 818.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.C Substitution of a Liturgy (356, 357 or 360P))
  • 819.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.D Declaration to Clean Wheat (365-367, before 24.viii)
  • 820.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.E List of Shipments of Grain (ca. 355-375P)
  • 821.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.F List of Tax Grain (ca. 355-375P)
  • 822.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.G List of Tax Grain (ca. 355-375P)
  • 823.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.H List of Tax Grain (ca. 355-375P)
  • 824.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.I List of Tax Grain (ca. 355-375P)
  • 825.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.J List of Tax Grain (ca. 355-375P)
  • 826.
  • P.Mich.inv. 4028.K List of Tax Grain (ca. 355-375P)
  • IV.
  • Appendices
  • A.
  • Similar Undertakings by Oxyrhynchite Town Councillors to Deliver Wheat or Barley to Pelusium / Alexandria from the Oxyrhynchus Papyri (cf. 802, 805)
  • 1.
  • P.Oxy. LXVII 4606 (wheat to Pelusium, 361P)
  • 2.
  • P.Oxy. LXVII 4608 (barley to Alexandria, 362P, after 1.v)
  • 3.
  • P.Oxy. LXVII 4609 (wheat to Alexandria, 362P, after 1.v)
  • 4.
  • P.Oxy. LXVII 4610 (barley to?, 13.vi.363P)
  • 5.
  • P.Oxy. LXVII 4611 (wheat to ?, vii-viii.363P)
  • 6.
  • P.Oxy. LXVII 4612 (wheat to Alexandria, vii-viii.363P)
  • 7.
  • P.Oxy. LXVII 4613 (barley to Alexandria, early 364P)
  • B.
  • Miscellaneous Early Byzantine Oxyrhynchite Texts concerning Transportation by Ship (cf. 820)
  • 1.
  • P.Oxy. XLII 3079 (Early IVP)
  • 2.
  • P.Oxy. XXIV 2415 (Early IVP?)
  • 3.
  • P.Harr. I 94 (Mid IVP)
  • 4.
  • P.Oxy. VII1048 (Late IV / Early VP)
  • 5.
  • P.Heid. IV 313 (Early VP)
  • 6.
  • P.Heid. IV 314 (Early VP)
  • 7.
  • P.Wisc. II 65 (VP).

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