§21 Danger Approaches Masada

Danger Approaches Masada

(0021) Text: R | […] periculo futurum. | […] mittam enim centurionem | [… q]ui inspiciat si r[…] | […]

Translation: […] will be in danger. I shall send a centurion to inspect whether […]

Commentary: The papyrus is highly fragmentary, but presumably refers to events surrounding the siege of Masada (73-74 CE), preceding its capture by the Romans.

Provenience: Masada, Judaea 73-74 CE

Bibliography: Mas726*