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Ancient Egyptian Texts:  8.8


EDICT CONCERNING A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF EGYPT


Text:   O. dem. L.S. 462.4
Date:   258 B.C.


{   Translation at:   S.M. Burstein, "The Hellenistic Age from the Battle of Ipsos to the Death of Kleopatra VII", no. 97 ( Google Books ).   This is currently not easily available online, but it is copied in full by L.L. Grabbe, "A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period", vol. 2, pp.210-211 ( Google Books ).   See also J.G. Manning, "Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt", pp.148-150 ( Google Books ).   }



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