Commit cffdf38b authored by Elisa Nury's avatar Elisa Nury
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Merge branch 'Susan.Fogarty-master-patch-15221' into 'master'

Update letter_private.xml

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>26586</ref> II CE]; however, the son writing to his father from Alexandria
likely wrote the whole letter himself [<ref type="internal" target="25933.xml"
>25933</ref> 100 CE, Oxyrhynchus]. The learned and witty author of [<ref
type="internal" target="31016.xml">31016</ref> ] incorporated a Homeric allusion
type="internal" target="31016.xml">31016</ref>] incorporated a Homeric allusion
(line 10) in a letter to his son. Although he had it written by his scribe, he
signed it himself and added a nickname (<term xml:lang="grc">Ὀξυπώγων</term>, <q>pointy-beard</q>)
on the back.</p>
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family relationship e.g. <term xml:lang="grc">τῷ πατρί</term>
<q>to (my) father</q> [<ref type="internal" target="27499.xml">27499</ref> II
CE], <term xml:lang="grc">τῷ ἀδελφῷ</term>
<q>to (my) brother</q> [<ref type="internal" target="9455.xml">9455</ref> ], but
<q>to (my) brother</q> [<ref type="internal" target="9455.xml">9455</ref>], but
the use of these kinship terms may not always be taken literally, see <bibl>
<author>Bagnall and Cribiore</author>
<ptr target="gramm:bagnallCribiore2008"/>
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<q>most honoured</q> [<ref type="internal" target="25449.xml">25449</ref> I-II
CE] are greetings seen more frequently among letters between colleagues in an
official capacity, while <term xml:lang="grc">γλυκυτάτος</term>
<q>most sweet</q> [<ref type="internal" target="30461.xml">30461</ref> ]
<q>most sweet</q> [<ref type="internal" target="30461.xml">30461</ref>]
expresses a more personal affection. Other letters have a very short
introduction [<ref type="internal" target="30112.xml">30112</ref> III CE,
Karanis] or none at all [<ref type="internal" target="31355.xml">31355</ref> III
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type="internal" target="28701.xml">28701</ref> II CE; <ref type="internal"
target="25287.xml">25287</ref> I CE], [<term xml:lang="grc">ἐρρῶσθαί σε
εὔχομαι</term>] [<ref type="internal" target="29265.xml">29265</ref> II CE;
<ref type="internal" target="27748.xml">27748</ref> ], and occasionally
<ref type="internal" target="27748.xml">27748</ref>], and occasionally
[<term xml:lang="grc">εὐτύχει</term>] [<ref target=";1;70"
type="external">3461</ref> 152 BCE, Memphis] or [<term xml:lang="grc">διευτύχει</term>]
[<ref type="internal" target="30581.xml">30581</ref> III-IV CE]. Some
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type="internal" target="28695.xml">28695</ref> l. 10-18, II-III CE,
Arsinoite nome]. Other letters have none [<ref type="internal"
target="30112.xml">30112</ref> , <ref type="internal" target="31355.xml"
>31355</ref> ]. Sometimes a simple date can be added after the closing
>31355</ref>]. Sometimes a simple date can be added after the closing
salutation [<ref type="internal" target="28701.xml">28701</ref> , <ref
type="internal" target="27747.xml">27747</ref> ] or occasionally a full
regnal date [<ref type="internal" target="9455.xml">9455</ref> ].</p>
type="internal" target="27747.xml">27747</ref>] or occasionally a full
regnal date [<ref type="internal" target="9455.xml">9455</ref>].</p>
<div type="section" n="2">
<head xml:id="format">Format</head>
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[<ref type="internal" target="2537.xml">2537</ref> I BCE, Arsinoite nome;
<ref type="internal" target="30111.xml">30111</ref> III CE].</p>
<p>Seals used to authenticate a private letter survive rarely, but an example can be
seen attached to [<ref type="internal" target="2537.xml">2537</ref> ]. On seals
seen attached to [<ref type="internal" target="2537.xml">2537</ref>]. On seals
attached to letters see <bibl>
<ptr target="gramm:sarri2018"/>
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letters e.g. [<ref type="internal" target="17288.xml">17288</ref> , <ref
type="internal" target="25933.xml">25933</ref> , <ref type="internal"
target="26547.xml">26547</ref> , <ref type="internal" target="40933.xml"
>40933</ref> ]; this may point to a formally trained scribe familiar with
>40933</ref>]; this may point to a formally trained scribe familiar with
producing official documents.</p>
<p>Some letters are made up of two columns [<ref type="internal" target="25933.xml"
>25933</ref> ; <ref type="internal" target="28695.xml">28695</ref> II-III
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after the final greeting of [<ref type="internal" target="30955.xml">30955</ref>
III CE, Philadelphia] may suggest that it was cut from a larger sheet.</p>
<p>There can be a large lower margin [<ref type="internal" target="9455.xml"
>9455</ref> ], but some scribes clearly ran out of space as the writing
>9455</ref>], but some scribes clearly ran out of space as the writing
became more cramped lower down the sheet e.g. [<ref type="internal"
target="27748.xml">27748</ref> ], and was carried on into the margins [<ref
target="27748.xml">27748</ref>], and was carried on into the margins [<ref
type="internal" target="31141.xml">31141</ref> III CE; <ref type="internal"
target="31107.xml">31107</ref> III CE] (left-hand margins), [<ref
target=";4;258" type="external">78279</ref>
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