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p.oxy.1.42 = HGV P.Oxy. 1 42 = Trismegistos 20703 = chr.wilck.154

DDbDP transcription: p.oxy.1.42 [xml]

AD 323 Oxyrhynchus
[Reprinted from: chr.wilck.154] WChr154

Διοσκουρίδης λογιστὴς Ὀξυρυγχίτου.
τῶν ἐφήβων σύμβλημα εἶναι αὔριον κδ,
καὶ τὸ ἔθος ὁμοῦ τε καὶ ἡ πανήγυρις προάγουσα
[σ]ημαίνει [ὅτ]ι προθυμότατα τοὺς ἐφήβους
5[τ]ὰ γυμνι[κὰ] ἐπιδείκνυσθαι προσήκει, ⟦πρὸς⟧
⟦[τ]έ[ρ]ψιν⟧ δι[π]λῇ τῶν θεατῶν συνπαρεσο-
[μέ]νω[ν τῇ ἑορτῇ⟧ \τέρψει/.
[μετὰ τὴν ὑπατείαν](*) τῶν δεσποτῶν ἡμῶν Λικινίου Σεβαστοῦ τὸ ϛ καὶ
[Λικινίου τοῦ ἐπ]ιφεστάτου(*) Καίσαρ[ο]ς τὸ β, τοῖς ἀποδειχθησομένοις ὑ(*)πάτοις τὸ γ,
10Τῦβι κγ.
Traces 3 lines


^ 8. BL 7.126; cf. 3.129 : [ἐπὶ ὑπατείας] prev. ed.
^ 9. l. [ἐπ]ιφ<αν>εστάτου
^ 9. ϋπατοισ papyrus

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HGV 20703 Translation (English) [xml]

(Translation: from P.Oxy. 1) Dioscurides, logistes of the Oxyrhynchite nome. The assault at arms by the youths will take place tomorrow, the 24th. Tradition, no less than the distinguished character of the festival, requires that they should do their utmost in the gymnastic display. The spectators will be present at two performances.