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Le saviez-vous : on possède un papyrus avec un fragment de l’écriture d’un empereur romain ?

The only surviving handwriting of an emperor: Theodosius II and a petition from Aswan How many of us know that there is a papyrus with the handwriting of a Roman emperor on it? I certainly did not, until I learned of it from a tweet by Richard Flower. But so it is. The papyrus comes from Elephantine in Egypt, the …

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