Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 110

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 110 (P. Oxy. 110 or P. Oxy. I 110) is an invitation to dinner, written in Greek and discovered in Oxyrhynchus. The manuscript was written on papyrus in the form of a sheet. The document was written in the 2nd century. Currently it is housed at Eton College in Eton, Berkshire.[1]

Description[edit]

The document is a formal invitation from Chaeremon to an unnamed person to a dinner at the serapeum. The measurements of the fragment are 44 by 63 mm.[2]

It was discovered by Grenfell and Hunt in 1897 in Oxyrhynchus. The text was published by Grenfell and Hunt in 1898.[2]

Text[edit]

Chaeremon requests your company at dinner at the table of the lord Sarapis in the serapeum tomorrow, the 15th, at 9 o'clock.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ P. Oxy. 110 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ a b c Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri I. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. p. 177. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainB. P. Grenfell; A. S. Hunt (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri I. London: Egypt Exploration Fund.