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The paper aims to collect and discuss evidence for astrologers in Egyptian temples during the Graeco-Roman period from several kinds of data, including astrological and astronomical texts, inscriptions, and documentary sources. Material evidence is also considered. It attempts to answer questions of who could act as an astrologer and what knowledge...
The article contains the edition and discussion of a rarely encountered form of petition ( ꜥn-smy ) from the Ptolemaic Fayum, which today is kept by the British Museum in London. The text was submitted by a lesonis of Soknebtunis to the chief of police in Mouchis. The document concerns a dispute between two priests from two different localities, Ke...
Mesopotamian influence on the culture of ancient Egypt is well attested or has been suggested in areas such as literature, religious beliefs, divination, mathematics, and astral science. Our contribution concerns primarily the latter aspect. We present two Egyptian Demotic texts, henceforth referred to as Texts 1 and 2, which are written on two ost...
This paper offers a new edition of P.Mich. inv. 664, a Demotic text that has already been edited twice and received miscellaneous reading corrections; further improvements can be made. The papyrus is a receipt issued by the crocodile priesthood of Soknebtunis and is also the oldest text yet known that records in Demotic the payment of the so-called...
This article examines a number of receipts issued by the priesthood at Tebtunis, which chiefly concern the "Temple Tax on Property Transfer," usually referred to as the . These texts are mainly dated to the Roman period and written primarily in Demotic. These texts furnish the foundation for a discussion of the fiscal situation of the temple in the...
The topic of this article is P.Zauzich 59 (= P.Mich. V 342), a first century AD Demotic tax-receipt issued by the priests of Soknebtunis for a payment of a fee on the transfer of property, i.e. the impost widely known as διδραχμία τοῦ Σούχου. In addition to some new interpretations of the text, the tax mentioned is contextualised and discussed. Sev...
This paper aims at an improved reading of P. Cairo II 30625, which was published in 1908 by W. Spiegelberg in the CGC. The text discovered during the excavations of B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt in the years 1899/1900 in Tebtunis is a promissory note concerning a lease of the right to collect temple related contributions in the village of Kerkesouc...
Investigate the cross-cultural transformations of the astral sciences in the ancient world (500 BCE - 300 AD).
Translation and analysis of the Babylonian corpus of mathematical astronomy (350-50 BCE)