|44||THE GREEK PAPYRI.|
appertaining to it from the foundations to the whole of the roofs, without the reservation of any thing to the vendor Eulogios. (The monastery) is bounded; as is agreed on both sides, on the south by a deserted monastery, on the north by the monastery of Naharaos the priest, on the east by the mountain and the approach and exit of the aforesaid monastery, on the south-west by the public road on which (is) the monastery of Peter the deacon. And the aforesaid vendor the monk Eulogios further acknowledges that he has received and taken in full from the purchases Papnouthios and Julius what had already been settled the full price namely that had been agreed upon between them and had appeared satisfactory to both (parties) in return for the aforesaid property which had been sold to them by the vendor in two equal shares, to wit the aforesaid monastery in its entirety, and in return for all rights over it from the foundation to the whole of the roof, (the sum being) ten pieces of imperial gold current and of good weight, given by the purchasers to the vendor from hand to hand, in the presence of the undersigned witnesses. Wherefore (he acknowledges) that the purchasers Papnouthios and Julius are from henceforth lords and masters in two equal shares of the aforesaid monastery which has been sold in its entirety, with all its chambers and with all rights over it from the foundations to the whole of the roof, as is aforesaid, and that they have power to manage, administer, complete, improve, pull down, rebuild (and) alter (it) in whatever way and fashion they desire, to transmit (it) to heirs and successors, to alienate and give (it) to others as they wish, without hindrance. And (it is agreed) that both the vendor Eulogios and his heirs and successors shall immediately take action against whosoever shall oppose or lay claim to the whole or a part of the property at their own expense and charges, (in order) to secure the peaceable possession of it to the purchasers Papnouthios and Julius and his heirs and successors; and if they do not do so they shall pay double the price received by the vendor Eulogios as well as all expenses and charges which shall appear to have been incurred through the improvement or rebuilding of the property, and also any losses judicial or extra-judicial occasioned by it, all these (being paid) double. The deed of sale has been duly drawn up in a single copy, and the vendor Eulogios has guaranteed to the purchasers Papnouthios and Julius by this re-emption a certain and secure title to all bis goods present and future, severally and generally, in the matter of security and in regard to mortgage, as by a decision of the court. As to which being questioned by the parchasers face to face, + Eulogios, the orthodox monk, the son of Joseph and Tlesis, aforesald, has declared to them: I have voluntarily sold to you, Papnouthios son of Isak and Julius son of Aranthios, Melitian monks, my property with proper and legal titles (which is) in the aforesaid monastery of Labla, viz. a monastery in its entirety facing east, with all its chambers, together with all rights over it from the foundations to the whole of the roof, without the reservation of any thing whatever to myself, and I have received in full from you by hand its price, 10 pieces of imperial gold of good weight, given to me in the presence of the undersigned witnesses, and I agree to all the terms herein contained ; and on being questioned I have made (this) declaration and given a quittance. (Subscribed:) I Phletimotheus the son of Abraham, councillor, . . , of the city of the Arsinoites, have written by request for the vendor who is present but not able to write; Aurelius Julius the son of Phoibammôn, head of the guild of brickmakers, from the city of the Arsinoites, I witness this sale and payment of the price, 10 pieces of gold as aforesaid; Aurêlios Andreôs the son of Apa Ol-trôtêx from the city of the Arsinoites, I witness this sale and payment of the price 10 pieces of gold as aforesaid; Aurêlios Pêktinos from the city of the Arsinoites, I witness this sale and payment of the price 10 pieces of gold as aforesaid ; Aurêlios Pousis the son of Joseph, a winemerchant from the city of the Arsinoites, I witness this sale and payment of the price [10 pieces] of gold. (Monogram of Christ) Folded and sealed by me Eulogios."
75. Rough List of Greek Papyri.
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