Private letter (P.Duk.inv. 1052)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Private letter, [5--]
Author: Athanase (Father of Makare from Egypt), 6th cent.
Subject: Teachers --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Letter writing, Coptic --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Personal correspondence --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 11 x 33 cm.
	Note: Actual dimensions of item are 10.1 x 32.6 cm.
	10 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto; the address
	written along the fibers on the verso.
	Upper margin of 1 cm.; lower margin of 0.5 cm.; left
	margin of 1.5 cm.; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 1052 was formerly P.Duk.inv. C 52.
	Private letter from Egypt, written on papyrus. Letter
	from Athanase (Athanasius) to his "beloved sons"
	Makare (Makarios) and Petros. Athanase also greets
	another Makare (Makarios), Helias (Elias) and Stephanou
	(Stephanous). Includes additional greetings from
	Apollo. A different(?) Apollo, a teacher, greets
	his mother. Mentions Moyses. The farewell reads:
	"May you prosper in the Lord."
	In Coptic.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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