Epistle of Phileas
Epistle of Phileas
Theonas of Alexandria

Translated by the Rev. S. D. F. Salmond, M.A.
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Title Page

Translator's Biographical Notice.

The Epistle of Theonas, Bishop of Alexandria, to Lucianus, the Chief Chamberlain.

Fragment I. I give thanks to Almighty God and our Lord Jesus Christ…

Fragment II. Therefore you ought to strive to the utmost of your power not to fall into…

Fragment III. But because, as I apprehend it, ye are assigned to different offices…

Fragment IV. He who has charge of the private moneys of the emperor ought to keep every…

Fragment V. Nor will the diligence and care of that servant be less who has the custody…

Fragment VI. In a similar manner should he conduct himself to whose fidelity are entrusted the vessels…

Fragment VII. The most responsible person, however, among you, and also the most careful…

Fragment VIII. Those, moreover, who have the care of the emperor's person should be in all things…

Fragment IX. And do thou, my dearest Lucianus, since thou art wise…




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