Part One. The Greek Papyri — Codex XI (Codex_Part_I_XI)
(230 words)

153. Letter

XI 1c

9.8 × 7 cm.

4th cent. A.D.

Little apart from the greeting of this fragmentary letter is still intelligible.

κυρίῳ μου ἀδελφῷ Π̣[

           Φ ... ῆχις . [1

πρὸ μὲ̣ν πάν̣τ̣ων [εὔχομαι τῷ Θεῷ]2

περὶ τῆς σῆς ὁλο̣κ[ληρίας

5

απημ . [ . ] . την̣[

ουκαλ . [ .. ]εμ̣οι[3

ἐπεστι̣λ̣[4

.ησα . [

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Φ ... ῆ]χις Χηνοβωσχίτ(ης)5

  9      Χηνοβοσκίτης

‘To my lord brother P-, Ph ... echis. First of all I pray to God concerning your well-being ... (Back): (To P-), Ph ... echis from Chenoboskia.’

Notes

^ back to text1. The trace at the end of the line slightly favors π̣[λεῖστα or π̣[ολλ…

Cite this page
Barns, J. W. B. and Shelton, John C., “Part One. The Greek Papyri — Codex XI (Codex_Part_I_XI)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 26 March 2017
First published online: 2012



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