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Name: Apiones
Place: U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa)
Century: AD05 AD06 AD07
Begin: AD 400
End: AD 699
Language/script: Greek
Material: papyrus
Texts: 313
↳ certain: 292
↳ uncertain: 21
↳ erroneous:
Type: family archive
Protagonist: Apiones family
Description: Found by Grenfell and Hunt in Oxyrynchos on March 18 and 19, 1897, probably in mound 11 of the map in P. Oxy. 50, 1983, p. vii.
Studies: Hardy, The large estates of Byzantine Egypt, 1968, p. 25-38 ; Mazza, L'archivio degli Apioni, 2001; Sarris, Economy and society in the age of Justinian, 2006, passim; Hickey, Economic decision making and fiscal participation in late antique Egypt. The Apion estate at Oxyrhynchus (AfP Beiheft 22), 2009; Azzarello, Neue Papyruszeugnisse zur Apionenfamilie, in Strobel / Lafer (ed.), Von Noricum nach Ägypten: Eine Reise durch die Welt der Antike, 2007, p. 251-261; Azzarello, Pap. Congr. XXV (Michigan 2007), 2010, p. 33-46
Lists: Montevecchi, La papirologia, 1988, p. 260 no. 90; Seidl, Rechtsgeschichte Ägyptens als römischer Provinz, 1973, p. 70 no. 3.2
Work: For more information contact Roberta Mazza (
Collections: Allentown, Muhlenberg College<br>Ann Arbor, Michigan University, Library<br>Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum<br>Birmingham, Orchard Learning Research Centre<br>Brussels, Musées Royaux<br>Cairo, Egyptian Museum<br>Cambridge (MA), Harvard University Library<br>Cambridge, University Library<br>Chicago, Haskell Oriental Institute<br>Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University<br>Cologne, Papyrussammlung<br>Copenhagen, Institute for Greek and Latin<br>Dublin, Chester Beatty Library<br>Edinburgh, University Library<br>Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana<br>Florence, Istituto Papirologico 'G. Vitelli'<br>Giessen, Universitätsbibliothek<br>Graz, Universität<br>Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie<br>London, British Library<br>Madison, Wisconsin State University<br>Milan, Università Cattolica<br>New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library<br>New York, Columbia University<br>New York, Pierpont Morgan Library<br>Oxford, Bodleian Library<br>Oxford, Sackler Library, Papyrology Rooms<br>Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Museum<br>Prague, National Library<br>Princeton, University Library<br>St Louis, Washington University<br>Toledo, Museum of Art<br>Trieste, Private collection Daris<br>Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois<br>Vienna, Nationalbibliothek