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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 569
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
11 x 9.5 cm.
Lines:
Recto: 11; Verso: 1
Publication side:
Recto; address on the Verso
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Contents:

 
Date:
Ist/IInd century A.D.
Origin:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased through British Museum 1928. (Inv. 569 bought in Fayum.)
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Dionysios
Title / Type of text:
Private letter
Content:
Letter from Dionysios to his father, Philonikos.
Subject headings:
Health; Letter; Food
Persons:
Dionysios, son of Philonikos; Kallinikos; Philonikos, father of Dionysios
Geographica:
Translation:
Dionysios to the master, his father, greetings. My health is as before. The night before yesterday I had a fever and would not eat, but this morning, thanks to god, I got well again. When I had got the sixty drachmae, I sent with Kallinikos, as you wrote me, both five pairs of bread and (a pot of) olives and six roasted cheeses and six sausages and ... numbers ... and ... Verso: To Philonikos
Papy.info Link:
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
P.Oslo  III 152
First Editor:
Eitrem  S-Amundsen  L
Year:
1936
SB:
Corrections:
Eitrem  S-Amundsen  L,  P.Oslo  III,  p.  279  (l.  4)
Schmidt  KFW,  Philologische  Wochenschrift  58  (1938)  p.  303  (l.  5)
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