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POSTAL REGISTER

Original text: PHib 110 L.51-114
Date: About 255 B.C.

... 6 rolls, of which 3 were for the king together with a letter, [.] for Theogenes the money-carrier, [.] for Apollonius the dioecetes . . . The 16th, . . . delivered to Alexander 6 rolls, of which 1 roll was for King Ptolemy, 1 roll with two letters attached to it for Apollonius the dioecetes, 1 roll for Antiochus the Cretan, 1 roll for Menodorus, 1 roll inside another for Chel . . ., and Alexander delivered them to Nicodemus. The 17th, morning hour, Phoenix the younger, son of Heraclitus, Macedonian, holding 100 arurae, delivered to Aminon 1 roll and the price for Phanias, and Ammon delivered it to Theochrestus. The 18th, 1st hour, Theochrestus delivered to Dinias 3 rolls from the upper country, of which 2 rolls were for King Ptolemy and 1 for Apollonius the dioecetes, and Dinias delivered them to Hippolysus. The 18th, 6th hour, Phoenix the elder, son of Heraclitus, Macedonian, holding 100 arurae in the Heracleopolite nome, one of the first soldiers in the troop of ? . . ., delivered 1 roll for Phanias, and Ammon delivered it to Timocrates. The 19th, 11th hour, Nicodemus delivered to Alexander [.] rolls from the lower country, from King Ptolemy for Antiochus in the Heracleopolite nome 1 roll, for Demetrius the officer in the Thebaid in charge of the supply of elephants 1 roll, for Hippoteles the agent of Antiochus, left in charge at Apollonopolis the Great, 1 roll, from King Ptolemy for Theogenes the money-carrier 1 roll, for Heracleodorus in the Thebaid 1 roll, for Zoilus, banker of the Hermopolite nome, 1 roll, for Dionysius the oeconomus in the Arsinoite nome 1 roll, . . . The 20th, [.] hour, Lycocles delivered to Ammon 3 rolls, of which 1 roll was for King Ptolemy from the elephant-hunters at Th . . ., 1 roll for Apollonius the dioecetes, 1 roll for Hermippus, member of the crew, and Ammon delivered them to Hippolysus. The 21st, 6th hour, . . . delivered two letters from the lower country for Phanias, and Horus delivered them to Dionysius. . . . The 22nd, 1st hour, . . . delivered to Dinias 16 rolls, of which [.] rolls were for King Ptolemy from the elephant-hunters at Th . . ., 4 rolls for Apollonius the dioecetes . . ., 4 rolls for Antiochus the Cretan, and Dinias delivered them to Nicodemus, The 22nd, 12th hour, Leon delivered to Ammon [.] rolls from the upper country for King Ptolemy, and Ammon delivered them to Hippolysus. The 23rd, morning hour, Timocrates delivered to Alexander [.] rolls, of which [.] rolls were for King Ptolemy, 1 roll for Apollonius the dioecetes, 1 roll for ? . . . the money-carrier, 1 (?) roll for Par . . ., and Alexander delivered them to . . .


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