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CONCERNING A REVOLT IN THE THEBAID

Greek text:  PLond 465
Date: 88 B.C.

Platon to the inhabitants of Pathyris greeting and good health. Having set out from Latopolis to take in hand the present situation in accordance with the interests of the state, I have thought it well to inform you and exhort you to hold together, remaining undaunted, and to assist Nechthuris your appointed governor, until I come to your district with what haste I can. Goodbye. Year 26 {of Ptolemy Alexander}, Phamenoth 16.

{Addressed}   To the inhabitants of Pathyris.


papyrus 418


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