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Claudius Tiberianus

TM Arch id: 54

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bilingual: Greek and 7 Latin
private correspondence
Found in: 00a - Karanis (Kom Aushim)
Also called archive of Claudius Tiberianus and Claudius Terentianus

Protagonist: Claudius Tiberianus (Go to TM People)

Description: Private correspondence, mainly between Claudius Terentianus and his father Claudius Tiberianus. Most letters have been written from Alexandria to Karanis, where the archive has been found in house C167.

Publication: P. Mich. 8 467-481, 510

Studies: P. Mich. 8, 1951, introduction to 467-481; Calderini, La corrispondenza greco-latina del soldato Claudio Tiberiano, in Rend. Ist. Lomb. 15 (1951), p. 155-166; Pighi, Lettere latine di un soldato di Traiano, 1964; Adams, Bilingualism and the Latin language, 2003, p. 593-596; Strassi, ZPE 148 (2004), p. 225-234; Stephan / Verhoogt, Text and context in the archive of Tiberianus, in BASP 42 (2005), p. 189-201; Bagnall / Cribiore, Women’s letters from ancient Egypt, 2006, p. 135-138; Strassi, L'archivio di Claudius Tiberianus da Karanis (AfP Beiheft 26), 2008; Bagnall, BASP 47 (2010), p. 329-333 (with the date discussed p. 330-331)

Lists: Montevecchi, La papirologia, 1988, p. 253 no. 32; Seidl, Rechtsgeschichte Ägyptens als römischer Provinz, 1973, p. 61 no. 1.6

Works: Several new texts of the archive have recently been found in Michigan, though they probably belong to a later occupation phase of the same house (cf. Strassi, 2004, p. 225 n. 3). Strassi, 2008, p. 9-10 gives a list of 15 unpublished papyri from the house.

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Stable URI (with TM Arch ID): www.trismegistos.org/archive/54
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19 texts (of which 18 certain, 1 related)

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TM number Publication Status Material Language Date
TM 27084 P. Mich. 8 471 certain papyrus Latin AD 100 - 125
TM 27085 P. Mich. 8 472 certain papyrus Latin AD 100 - 125
TM 27083 P. Mich. 8 470 certain papyrus Latin AD 100 - 125
TM 27081 P. Mich. 8 468 certain papyrus Latin AD 100 - 125
TM 27080 P. Mich. 8 467 certain papyrus Latin AD 100 - 125