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p.oxy.4.744 = HGV P.Oxy. 4 744 = Trismegistos 20442 = toronto.apis.17



DDbDP transcription: p.oxy.4.744 [xml]

1BC Oxyrhynchus

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Ἱλαρίωνα(*) Ἄλιτι τῆι ἀδελφῇ(*) πλεῖστα χαί-
ρειν καὶ Βεροῦτι τῇ κυρίᾳ μου καὶ Ἀπολλω-
ναριν(*). γίνωσκε ὡς ἔτι καὶ νῦν ἐν Ἀλεξαν-
δρέᾳ(*) σμεν(*)· μὴ ἀγωνιᾷς ἐὰν ὅλως εἰσ-
5πορεύονται(*), ἐγὼ ἐν Ἀλεξαν-
δρέᾳ(*) μενῶ(*).
ἐρωτῶ σε καὶ παρακαλῶ σε ἐπιμελη-
θι(*) τῷ παιδίῳ καὶ ἐὰν εὐθὺς ὀψώνι-
ον λάβωμεν ἀποστελῶ σε(*) ἄνω. ἐὰν
πολλὰ πολλῶν τέκῃς ἐὰν ἦν ἄρσε-
10νον ἄφες, ἐὰν ἦν θήλεα ἔκβαλε.
εἴρηκας \δὲ/ Ἀφροδισιάτι(*) ὅτι μή με
ἐπιλάθῃς· πῶς δύναμαί σε ἐπι-
λαθεῖν; ἐρωτῶ σε οὖν ἵνα μὴ ἀγω-
νιάσῃς.
15(ἔτους) κθ Καίσαρος Παῦνι κγ.
v
Ἱλαρίων Ἄλιτι ἀπόδος.

Apparatus


^ r.1. l. Ἱλαρίων
^ r.1. BL 1.328 : ἀδελφῆι prev. ed.
^ r.2-3. l. Ἀπολλω|ναρίῳ
^ r.3-4. l. Ἀλεξαν|δρε<ί>ᾳ
^ r.4. l. <ἔ>σμεν
^ r.4-5. l. εἰσ|πορεύωνται
^ r.5-4. l. Ἀλεξανδρε<ί>ᾳ
^ r.4. BL 7.130 : μένω prev. ed.
^ r.6-7. l. ἐπιμελή|θ<ητ>ι
^ r.8. l. σοι
^ r.11. l. Ἀφροδισιάδι, BL 1.328 : Ἀφροδισιᾶτι prev. ed.

Editorial History; All History; (detailed)

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APIS Translation (English)

Hilarion to his sister Alis, many greetings, also to my lady Berous and Apollonarion. Know that I am still in Alexandria; and do not worry if they wholly set out, I am staying in Alexandria. I ask you and entreat you, take care of the child, and if I receive my pay soon, I will send it up to you. Above all, if you bear a child and it is male, let it be; if it is female, cast it out. You have told Aphrodisias, "Do not forget me." But how can I forget you? Thus I'm asking you not to worry. The 29th year of Caesar, Pauni 23. (verso) Hilarion to Alis, deliver.