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[39] and when grain earlier advanced in price and reached sixteen drachmae, we imported more than ten thousand medimni of wheat, and measured it out to you at the normal price of five drachmae a medimnus, and you all know that you had this measured out to you in the Pompeium.1 And last year my brother and I made a free gift of a talent to buy grain for the people.

Read, please, the depositions which establish these facts.“ Depositions

1 This was a hall near the Dipylon, in which the dresses and other properties used in the Panathenaic procession (πομπή) were kept.

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