Passover Letter

419/418 BCE

To my brothers Jedaniah and his colleagues the Jewish Troop, your brother Hananiah.

May the gods seek the welfare of my brothers at all times.

And now, this year, year 5 of Darius the king, word has been sent to Arsames from the king as follows:

Now, count four[teen days of Nisan and on the 14th at twilight ob]serve [the Passover] and from day 15…

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