OPES Oslo Papyri Electronic System

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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 330
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
9.1 x 15.5 cm.
Lines:
Recto - 12; Verso - 3
Publication side:
Recto; address on the Verso
Palaeogr Descr:

Contents:

 
Date:
IVth century A.D.
Origin:
Pentaso, Memphite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased by S. Eitrem in Egypt, 1920
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Ambrosios
Title / Type of text:
Private letter
Content:
Private letter from Ambrosios presbyter to his son.
Subject headings:
Letter; Priests;
Persons:
Ambrosios, prophetes; Hermeias, hiereus; Helladios; Hesychios, speculator
Geographica:
Pentaso
Translation:
... (from?) Ambrosios. Then if you have the opportunity, put off everything, and come with your wife. We need you especially from now on, since we are in difficulties. And in any case it was ..... from my letters, that a stranger ......For our priest Hermeias is dead. And I recommended you to my lord Helladios, but also my master Hesychios, the overseer, was told, likewise in the village, by a friend, about ... Be well, together with our son and our mother. Verso: From Ambrosios, prophetes ... in Pentaso Written across the fibres in red ink: (Second hand) From my father......
Papy.info Link:
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
P.Oslo  II 59
First Editor:
Eitrem  S-Amundsen  L
Year:
1931
SB:
Corrections:
Preisendanz  K,  Philologische  Wochenschrift  52  (1932)  p.  231  (l.  5,  6,  10)
Schmidt  KFW,  Göttingische  gelehrte  Anzeigen  194  (1932)  p.  285-286  (l.  4,  5,  6,  10f.,  verso)
Eitrem  S-  Amundsen  L,  P.Oslo  III  (1936)  p.  276  (l.13)
Republication Citation:
Further Republication Note:
Bibliography:
Choat-M, Belief and cult in fourth-century papyri. 2006, p. 140, 166
Image recto:
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Image verso:
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