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Translations of Hellenistic Inscriptions: 60


LYSIMACHOS GRANTS LAND TO LIMNAIOS


Greek text:   Melet_22.EA.22
Date:   285/4 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

This inscription was discovered near the city of Kassandreia, in the Chalkidike peninsula.   Translated by Peter Thonemann, "The Estate of Krateuas: Estates and the Land in Early Hellenistic Asia Minor" ( academia.edu ).



When Timesios was priest of Lysimachos. King Lysimachos has given these estates to Limnaios son of Harpalos as a patrimonial possession: the estate in the former territory of Sermylia, 1200 plethra of land planted with trees, contiguous with the properties of Agathokles son of Lysimachos and Bithys son of Kleon; the estate in the former territory of Olynthos at Trapezous, 360 plethra of land planted with trees, contiguous with the properties of Menon son of Sosikles and Pylon son of Epiteles; and the estate in the former territory of Strepsa, 900 plethra of land planted with trees and 20 plethra of vineyards, contiguous with the properties of Gouras son of Annythes, Chionides, and Eualkes son of Demetrios. He has granted these estates to him and his descendants with the full right to possess and sell and exchange and give them to whomsoever they wish.

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