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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 324
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
11 x 9.5 cm.
Lines:
Recto - 10; Verso - 1
Publication side:
Recto; Verso address
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Contents:

 
Date:
Ist-IInd century A.D.
Origin:
Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Probably Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased by Eitrem in Egypt 1920
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Severus
Title / Type of text:
Private letter
Content:
Letter from Severus to Limnaios, complaining that Limnaios did not meet him
Subject headings:
Letter; Travel
Persons:
Severus; Limnaios
Geographica:
Arsinoiton polis; Alexandria
Translation:
Severus to the most respected Limnaios, greetings. I wish you to know that when you came to the town of Arsinoites, you were told that I came from Alexandria and you did not come to meet me. I did not hope for such things from you. For I considered you a brother, but I have got an enemy ........ and Verso: Deliver at Karanis
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
P.Oslo  II 50
First Editor:
Eitrem  S-Amundsen  L
Year:
1931
SB:
Corrections:
Schmidt  KFW,  Göttingische  gelehrte  Anzeigen  194  (1932)  p.  284  (l.4f.,  7f.,  9f.)
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