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II spc Karanis<Roma

Ἀπ[ο]λλινάριος Σεμπρωνίωι τῶι
τιμιωτάτωι ἀδελφῶι χαί(ρειν).
γενάμενος ἐν Ῥώμῃ ἐπέγνων
σε ἐ̣κ̣ῖ̣θ̣εν̣(*), ἐξεληλυθέναι πρὸ τοῦ
5με ἐλθῖν(*), καὶ λείαν(*) ἐλυπήθην διὰ
τὸ μὴ τεθεωρηκέναι σε. ἀλλὰ νῦν
παρ[α]καλῶ δῆλόν μοι ποιήσις(*)
ἀγωνιῶντι τί πράσσις(*). τ̣ὰ̣ γὰρ
π̣ε̣  ̣  ̣  ̣υ̣ι̣ου μέχρι νῦν οὔπω βε-
10[  ̣  ̣  ̣]  ̣  ̣[  ̣  ̣] ἔπεμψα Ἔρωτα τὸν ἡμέ-
τε[ρο]ν. διὸ ἐρωτῶ συνλαβοῦ αὐτῷ
ὅπως διὰ σο[ῦ εἰ]ς οἶκον διασωθῇ.
ἔδωκα γὰρ αὐτῷ εἰς ἀνακομιδὴν
δι[  ̣]  ̣  ̣  ̣ κε. ἐ̣ά̣ν σοι εὔκαιρον ἦν
15παρ̣ά̣π̣[εμψον ἀ]ν̣ακομίζοντα αὐτὸ̣ν
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^ 4. l. ἐκεῖθεν
^ 5. l. ἐλθεῖν
^ 5. l. λίαν
^ 7. l. ποιήσῃς
^ 8. l. πράσσεις

Editorial History; All History; (detailed)

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APIS Translation (English)

Apollinarius to Sempronius, his most esteemed brother, greeting. When I reached Rome I learned that you had departed from there before I came, and I was deeply distressed because I did not see you. But now I beg you to let me know how you are, since I am anxious. For inasmuch as I have not yet to this moment . . . I have sent our man Eros. I ask you therefore to assist him so that through you he may reach home safely. For I gave him 25 . . . to deliver. If you have the opportunity, give him an escort for the delivery . . . .;(12 more lines, severely mutilated)