A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Gr. class. e. 131 (P)

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Trismegistos no.: 942887

Trismegistos no.: 942888



Two unrelated fragments.

Published with illustration by K. Panegyres, 'Two private letters on papyri in the Bodleian Library', Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 217 (2021) 165–170

The first fragment (1st century) contains the beginning of a letter from Julius Apollinaris to his father Heracles and mentions journeying by sail to Alexandria. The second fragment (1st/2nd century) contains the opening of a letter from Chaeremon to his father Heraclides.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: papyrus


Origin: 1st-2nd century ; Egyptian

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by W. D. Hogarth, 11 May 1935; no other information on provenance available.

Record Sources

Description adapted from the the unpublished Bodleian library handlist with additional reference to published literature as cited.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-04-20: Add reference to publication; revise date; add links to TM.