Asylia of a Synagogue at Leontopolis
OGIS 129


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Category: Edict
Subject: Bilingual (Greek followed by Latin) edict issued by an unnamed queen and king, almost certainly Cleopatra VII and Caesarion, ordering the reinscription of the recognition of the inviolability (asylia) of a synagogue, probably at Leontopolis, by Ptolemy Euergetes (II).
Date: ca. 42-30 BC.
Bibliography: K.J. Rigsby, Asylia (Berkeley, 1996) 572-73 no. 228.
Location: Berlin, Bode Museum (Inventory 7733)

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