“I Have No Other Sun But You”

loveletter

Volunteer “giorast” on Ancient Lives took a stab at translating the first few lines of this papyrus, “Letter of Didyme to Apollonius:”

Didyme greets Apollonios, brother and sun. Know that I don’t look at the sun until you are not seen by me. Indeed, I have no other sun but you.

Sounds like they were a close family?

Learn more about some very old-school folks at Ancient Lives.

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