P.Oxy. LVI 3859

Private Letter: Horigenes to Sarapammon

ed. M. G. Sirivianou

EES: Papyrology Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

"Altogether he salutes fourteen 'brothers', five 'sisters', two 'mothers', and one 'father', who at this inconspicuous place in the catalogue (30) is hardly likely to be his real father."

For similar casual use of terms of family relationship, cf. 1296, 3396, 3813-5 introd., ?3855, 3858, 3863.


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