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TVI Publication No. 55

Vindolanda Inventory No. 61ii


The evidence for the pattern of texts requesting leave was not available when this fragment was first published, but it is now obvious that it must belong to this category. The name of the recipient of the application is certainly not Cerialis or Flavianus; we think it is probably Priscinus, probably at some time prefect of the First Cohort of Tungrians (for whom see 295-8).

n 1 rogo te domi[ne
n 2 Priscine dignum [
. . . . . .


"I ask you, my lord Priscinus, .... a worthy person ..."