P.Mich.inv. 5252

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 5252
Processing Number
2399
Section/Side
a; Recto + Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto + Verso
Connections
-
Material
Pap
Size
13 X 10.5 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 16
Verso - 2
Mounted
No
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
considerably damaged on the right side, and broken at the bottom. The original could not be found (March 1997)
Palaeographic Description
See electronic version of PMich VIII, 489
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
IInd century A.D.
Origin
unknown place (Alexandria?), province of Egypt
Provenance
Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition
28-152*-BI
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Longinus Clemens
Type of Text/Title of Work
Private Letter
Content
Letter from Longinus Clemens to Ptolemaios, concerning business arrangements
Persons
Longinus Clemens, veteran;
Ptolemaios;
Apolinarin (Apollinarius? Apolinarion?);
Capito
Geographica
-
Translation
Longinus to Ptolemaios, his brother, many greetings. Before all else I pray for your health, and I make obeisance for you in the presence of the lord Sarapis. Know that Apollinarius(?) has given me only the 500 drachmai. Since you wrote . . ., you will do well therefore to send my grain, including what remains(?) from last year and the difference thereon. Without delaying the harvest . . ., so that I may have the benefit. . . . without my consent(?) when I was in need . . . more than the regular price. Do you therefore shut it all up in my house so that when I come, with god's help, I may find it intact. Let the work be performed(?) with care, and let everything be done as you promised me, and do you inspect with care the work on the . . . .
(Verso)
(2nd hand) Deliver to Ptolemaios,
(3rd hand) from Longinus Clemens, veteran

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich VIII Winter JG-Youtie HC 1951 489 Winter JG-Youtie HC, PMich VIII, 489, 1951 -- BL III, 116 on line 7 BL III, 116 on line 7

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
N. Lewis, CP 48 (1953) p. 54.

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
100
Year End
199

Technical Details

Record
2399
Link to this Item
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