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p.col.3.52 = HGV P.Col. 3 52 = Trismegistos 1768 = columbia.apis.p52

DDbDP transcription: p.col.3.52 [xml]

ca. 251 BC Philadelphia

Νεῆσις Ζήνωνι [χαίρε]ιν. ἐπορεύθην εἰς
Ἡρακλέους πόλιν ὥστ̣[ε τοῖ]ς ἐργάταις ἀργύριον
δοῦναι. δέδωκα οὖν α̣[ὐτ]οῖς καὶ ἀπέσταλκα(*)
εἰς Φιλαδέλφεαν ὑπ̣[ηρέτας] δ καὶ ἐργάτας ϛ
5ἵνα ἡμῖν ὑπηρετῶ[σι. ἔγραψα]ς Πετοβάστι ὥστε
δοῦναί μοι (δραχμὰς) ρ. ἔχομ[εν δὲ π]α̣ρʼ αὐτοῦ (δραχμὰς) ξ. ὑπολειμ-
πάνω(*) οὖν τὸ ἀργύριον ἐ̣[ντα]ῦθα ἵνα τὸ ἐργαστή-
ριον μὴ ἀργῆι καὶ ἡμεῖν(*) [δε]ή̣σει(*)μὴ ἀργεῖν τὸ ἀρ-
10⁦ vac. ? ⁩ ἔ̣ρρωσο.


^ r.3. απεσταλκε prev. ed.
^ r.6-7. l. ὑπολιμ|πάνω
^ r.8. l. ἡμῖν
^ r.8. ἡμεῖς [ἴσ]ω̣ς εἰ prev. ed.
^ r.8-9. l. ἐρ|γαστήριον

Editorial History; All History; (detailed)

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APIS Translation (English)

Ne?sis to Zenon greeting. I went to Herakleopolis to give money to the workmen. So I gave it to them and sent to Philadelphia four employees and six hired workmen in order that they might serve under me. You wrote to Petobastis to give me 100 drachmas. I have received from him 60 drachmas. I am leaving the money there so that the shop may not be idle, and it will be necessary to us that the shop be not idle.