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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
Ann Arbor, Michigan University, Library
Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Birmingham, Orchard Learning Research Centre
Brussels, Musées Royaux
Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Cambridge (MA), Harvard University Library
Cambridge, University Library
Chicago, Haskell Oriental Institute
Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University
Cologne, Papyrussammlung
Copenhagen, Institute for Greek and Latin
Dublin, Chester Beatty Library
Edinburgh, University Library
Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Florence, Istituto Papirologico 'G. Vitelli'
Giessen, Universitätsbibliothek
Graz, Universität
Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie
London, British Library
Madison, Wisconsin State University
Milan, Università Cattolica
New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library
New York, Columbia University
New York, Pierpont Morgan Library
Oxford, Bodleian Library
Oxford, Sackler Library, Papyrology Rooms
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Museum
Prague, National Library
Princeton, University Library
St Louis, Washington University
Toledo, Museum of Art
Trieste, Private collection Daris
Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois
Vienna, Nationalbibliothek