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APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO CHANGE NAME


Date: A.D. 191

Hephaestion also called Ammoninus, royal scribe of Nesut, acting as strategus, to Hephaestion also called Ammoninus, royal scribe of the said nome, most dear friend, greeting. A copy of the application presented to me by Eudaemon son of Psois and of Tiathres, of . . ., and subscribed by his excellency the idiologus Claudius Apollonius, about authorizing a change of name, is herewith forwarded to you, dearest friend, in order that you may take note and perform your part. Goodbye. The 3rd year of the Emperor Caesar Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax Augustus, Hathur.

To his excellency the idiologus Claudius Apollonius from Eudaemon son of Psois and of Tiathres, of . . . in the nome of Nesut. I desire, my lord, to have permission henceforth to style myself Eudaemon son of Heron instead of Psois, and son of Didyme instead of Tiathres, without detriment to any public or private interests, that so I may experience your kindness. Farewell. I, Eudaemon, have presented this application. The 2nd year of the Emperor Caesar Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax Augustus, 4th intercalary day of Mesore. {Subscribed} If there is no detriment to any public or private interests, I give permission. Deliver.


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