OPES Oslo Papyri Electronic System

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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 1439
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
14 x 10.5 cm.
Lines:
13
Publication side:
Recto, the Verso is blank
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Contents:

 
Date:
IInd century A.D.
Origin:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased 1934 from Maurice Nahman, Cairo
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Asklepiades
Title / Type of text:
Private letter
Content:
Private letter from Asklepiades to Serabion
Subject headings:
Letter; Perfume(?)
Persons:
Asklepiades; Serabion (for Serapion); Charis, daughter of Publius; Publius (written as Pobleios), father of Charis
Geographica:
Translation:
From Asklepiades to dear Serabion (l. Serapion). Very many greetings! Informed through a letter of Charis, daughter of Pobleios (l. Publius) - if you remember - I am sending you this letter, so that you send me (?), if you are able to. If you however do not have (?), buy for me (?); I will send you the payment in copper money immediately. If in addition you have any malobathron, give me eighty (leaves). I wish you health.
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
SO  37 107-108
First Editor:
Traversa  A
Year:
1961
SB:
SB  VIII  9826
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