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By Hans-Josef Klauck

ISBN-10: 1932792406

ISBN-13: 9781932792409

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I 88 [257 BCE]). 12 But uJgiaivnein also occurs at the conclusion of letters, and begins precisely from the first century CE onward to move more frequently into the letter opening. One sees by this how such formulas can migrate. This phenomenon of the migration of formulas is also significant for another problem. It is debatable whether further elements can be included in the proem beyond the health wish. Possible elements of the proem would include in Apion’s first letter his thanksgiving to the lord Serapis in lines 6–8, and in his second letter his assurance of his prayers for his sister in lines 5b–6, as well as his expression of joy over the report of her welfare in a letter from Egypt in lines 7–10.

Acts: Commentaries and Monographs 65. Apostolic Decree: Acts 15:23-29 66. A Roman Official Letter: Acts 23:24-30 355 355 357 374 377 387 388 395 399 408 408 419 420 429 Epilogue 67. Apostolic Fathers: Primary Texts 68. Early Christian Letters: Studies 435 435 List of Exercises 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Oxy. Enteuxeis 87) Letter about a Freedman (Pliny the Younger, Ep. 21) King Attalus to the council and people of Pergamum (Welles no. Lond.

6, Exercise 32 on 2 Macc 9:19-27, together with its Answer Key. This does not however affect the letters of Romans writing in Greek, where the formula can indeed be found later than 90 BCE, as for example in the letter of Octavius (later Augustus) Caesar Imperator to the city of Ephesus in 39/38 BCE, in Trapp, Greek and Latin Letters (Bib. 1) 150–53 (§64). Oxy. 5 and includes none in his letter (see below Exercise 4). Standard Letter Components 23 Matters are different in letters where the assurance of the writer’s prayers immediately follows the health wish and forms a syntactical unit with it so that it must be counted part of the proem.

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