Very touching 1,800 year old letter
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1,800 years ago, a young soldier from Egypt serving in the Roman army wrote six letters home to his family but without response. Finally, he sent a desperate plea for them to reply and to not forget about him. The ancient letter brings to life the hopes and fears of people from our distant past.
|1,800-year-old ancient Egyptian letter reveals hopes and fears of young soldier
I pray that you are in good health night and day, and I always make obeisance before all the gods on your behalf. I do not cease writing to you, but you do not have me in mind.These are the desperate