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John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. Papyrus Rylands 9


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    • John Rylands Library. Manuscript. Papyrus Rylands 9
    • John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. P. dem. Rylands IX
    • John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. P. Ryl. 9
    • John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. P. Ryl. dem. 09
    • John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. P. Rylands 9
    • John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. P. Rylands IX
    • John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. Papyrus no. IX
    • John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Manuscript. Papyrus Rylands IX
    • Papyrus Rylands 9
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      • found: Der demotische Papyrus Rylands 9, 1998:v. 1-2, t.p. (Papyrus Rylands 9; [chiefly] demotic) v. 1, p. v (P. Rylands IX; P. Rylands 9; P. Ryl. 9) p. vii (doc. forms part of archive found in previous cent. in Middle Egyptian Hibeh; original is in Manchester) p. 212 (text of two steles (columns XXI, line 11-XXIII, line 9 [last line of column]) in hieratic, in form of "Königsnovelle") v. 2, p. 678 (consists of four parts: (A.) report to unnamed addressee on events of year 9 of Darius I and immediately afterwards (columns I-V, line 13); (B.) report to finance minister as announced in part A; forms core of entire doc. (columns V, line 13-XXI, line 9); (C.) alleged copies of two steles (columns XXI, line 10-XXIII); (D.) copies of three "songs" personally attributed to Amun (columns XXIV-XXV); editor asserts that P. Ryl. 9 cannot be original, but is copy) p. 686 (Does P. Ryl. 9 deal with "petition"?; it is not "Klage" [i.e. legal complaint] because it doesn't contain "Petitum" [i.e. petition] which would be required to be considered formal; it must be treated as copy of draft; missing "Petitum" is contained indirectly in assertion of claim of Peteêsis III to be priest in El-Hibeh) p. 719, in bibl. (P. dem. Rylands IX)
      • found: LC database, Aug. 30, 2004(hdg.: John Rylands Library, Manchester. Mss. (Papyri, Egyptian IX) [from old catalog]; variant: Papyrus no. IX published by F. Ll. Griffith in Catalogue of the demotic papyri in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, 1909)
      • found: Leuven homepage of papyrus collections WWW site, Sept. 7, 2004:under: Manchester, John Rylands Library (P. Ryl. dem. 09; papyrus; lang.: demotic)
      • found: Wainwright, G.A. Studies in the Petition of Peteêsi, 1944:t.p. (Petition of Peteêsi) p. 3 (Peteêsi's petition forms subject of Papyrus no. IX of Griffith's "Catalogue of the demotic papyri in the John Rylands Library, Manchester") p. 6 (Peteêsi III's petition; written to obtain redress for petitioner for damage done to him by priests in 512 B.C.) p. 7 (papyrus tells how priests had had Peteêsi III, great-great-grandson of Peteêsi I, imprisoned, nearly murdered him and his family, and finally burned down his house; it glorifies Peteêsi I as government servant, honored by Pharaoh, priest of many gods other than Amûn of Teuzoi)
      • found: Capart, J. Un roman vécu il y a XXV siècles, 1914:p. 5-6 ([neither repository designation, nor title of work in manuscript given]; Pétéisis, son of Essemteu, wrote hist. of establishment of his family at Teuzoi (actually El Hibeh) and vicissitudes of struggle they had sustaining themselves against priests; long, complicated hist., packed with incidents; written on papyrus measuring 4 m., 19 cm. long by 20 cm. wide, formed by 32 leaves (12 to 13 cm. long) carefully attached one to another; written in demotic; one of papyri found and sold to Lord Crawford during winter of 1898/1899; papyri passed to possession of John Rylands Library of Manchester, in 1901; F. Ll. Griffith published them in: Catalogue of the demotic papyri in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, University Press, 1909)
      • found: Mathorigins.com--P, July 14, 2004(Petesi or Petese or Peteesi: Petition of; most important of papyri from El Hibeh is great roll of Petition or memorial of Peteesi; nearly 4 1/4 meters or 14 feet in length; closely written over whole of recto and five-sixths of verso; doc. has four principal divisions)
      • found: ARCE/NC archives: Report on the U.C. Berkeley El Hibeh Project: field seasons 2001 and 2002 WWW site, July 15, 2004(Papyrus Rylands IX, Petition of Petiese; dates from time of Darius I in 6th cent. B.C.; source of info. about temple at El Hibeh during dynasties 26 and 27)
      • found: Internet, URL: http://www.iranica.com/articles/v7/v7f5/v7f510.html, July 14, 2004:sect. ii, Babylonian and Egyptian documents in the Achaemenid period (Petition of Petesi; one of Ryland papyri; written in Egyptian demotic on papyrus; doc. concerns illegal appropriation of property by priests in early Achaemenid period; provides insight into Egyptian legal system)
      • found: Internet, URL: http://www.leidenuniv.nl/nino/aeb94/aeb94 %5F 3.html#III.e, July 21, 2004:item no. 94.0504 (P. Rylands 9, known as Petition of Peteesi; not original doc., but copy of several indep. docs.; part C is allegedly hieratic copy of two stelae of yrs. 14 and 34 of Psammetichus I; both texts are virtually similar, except in use of titles; these texts cannot be genuine; they are patterned after genre of Königsnovelle; most likely text was inspired by royal exemption decree of Psammetichus I which had been placed somewhere in temple)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Heading for the manuscript as a physical entity.]
      • [On July 19, 1972, John Rylands Library and University Library of Manchester merged to become John Rylands University Library of Manchester.]
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      • 2004-09-10: new
      • 2013-03-21: revised
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