Apolinaris (Apollinarius) (& brothers) [see also P. Mich. VIII, 490];
their mother Taesis (Taesion) [see also P. Mich. VIII, 490];
Apolinarius (Apollinarius) (& children);
Karalas (Kalalas) (& children);
Ptolemais (& children);
Heraklous (& children)
Karanis; Misenum; Rome
Apollinarius to Taesis, his mother and lady, many greetings. Before all else I pray for your health. I myself am well, and I make obeisance on your behalf before the gods of this place. I wish you to know, mother, that I arrived in Rome in good health on the 25th of the month Pachon and was assigned to Misenum. But I have not yet learned my century, for I had not gone to Misenum when I wrote you this letter. I beg you then, mother, take care of yourself, and do not worry about me, for I have come into a fine place. Please write to me about your welfare and that of my brothers and all your kinsfolk. And for my part, if I find someone <to carry the letters>, I will write to you; I will not delay to write to you. I salute my brothers often, and Apollinarius and his children, and Karalas and his children. I salute Ptolemaios, and Ptolemais and her children, and Heraklous and her children. I salute all your friends, each by name. I pray for your health.
(Verso) Deliver to Karanis, to Taesis, from Apollinarius, her son, of Misenum.
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