Zenon (son of Agreophon) (see Pros.Ptol. I 80 + add.);
Pyron (see Pros.Ptol. I 136 + add.; IV 10451; Pap.Lugd.Bat. XXI, p. 411)
To Zenon greeting from Pyron. Though I desired some time ago to ask you for money for buying poppy seed, I have refrained until now, being ashamed to see so many others applying to you. So in order that, if you sail down to the Pentaeteris, I may accompany you in proper style, will you kindly help me at any rate to buy 150 artabai, which I will presently deliver to you in quantities of 30 artabai? I ask this not only for the sake of my private expenses, but also to meet expenditure on the papyrus rolls [- - -] Do this for me then at any rate. And please consider my request about a plot of land which I can sow and thus live decently 'without troubling' you for the future, once you have provided this year's seed. May you prosper.
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