P.Oxy. LVI 3858

Private Letter: Barys to Diogenes

ed. M. G. Sirivianou

EES: Papyrology Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

"Notice the terms of family relationship to express respect and friendship. Barys calls Diogenes 'father', but at the same time calls himself 'brother' (1-3). It is clear that they were about equal in rank"


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