Papyrology

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Yale Classical Studies volume XXVIII is devoted to papyrology, which celebrated its centenary as a branch of classical studies in the eighties. The volume embraces all the principal facets of papyrological study: editions and re-editions of texts and papers - ranging from brief pieces to comprehensive studies - in the many areas of classical antiquity in which our knowledge has been so immeasurably enriched by the discovery and decipherment of Greek and Latin papyri, viz. language, government, social and economic...

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Overview

Yale Classical Studies volume XXVIII is devoted to papyrology, which celebrated its centenary as a branch of classical studies in the eighties. The volume embraces all the principal facets of papyrological study: editions and re-editions of texts and papers - ranging from brief pieces to comprehensive studies - in the many areas of classical antiquity in which our knowledge has been so immeasurably enriched by the discovery and decipherment of Greek and Latin papyri, viz. language, government, social and economic history, law and private life. Some of the papers also have interdisciplinary ramifications and the international co-operation that has characterised papyrology from its inception is here readily apparent in the names, different languages and institutional affiliations of the contributors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521119191
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/17/2009
  • Series: Yale Classical Studies Series, #28
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

List of plates; Preface; Part I. Literary and Subliterary Papyri: 1. Ilias K 372–443 Gunther Poethke; 2. The ancient title of the Ad Demonicum Susan A. Stephens; 3. Gnomology William Brashear; 4. Euclid, Elements I, Definitions 1–10 Sir Eric Turner, David H. Fowler, Ludwig Koenen and Louise C. Youtie; 5. Papyri of medical contents Ann Ellis Hanson; 6. Istruzioni dietetiche e farmacologiche Isabella Andorlini; Part II. Documentary Papyri: 7. Six έντεύξεις de Mouchis Jean Scherer; 8. Receipts for wool and a woollen garment, 215–213 BC P. J. Sijpesteijn; 9. Frammenti di documenti agoranomici tolemaici della British Library Gabriella Messeri; 10. Publius Petronius, Augustan prefect of Egypt Roger S. Bagnall; 11. Affitto di un uliveto Manfredo Manfredi; 12. A ration-warrant for an adiutor memoriae John R. Rea, Robert P. Salomons and Klaas A. Worp; 13. The earliest occurrence of the exactor civitatis in Egypt J. David Thomas; Part III. Papyrological Studies: 14. Sulla datazione di P. Wash. Univ. 4: un epistratego in piu, un prefetto d'Egitto in meno Guido Bastianini; 15. Aigialos, la 'terre riveraine' en Egypte, d'apres la documentation papyrologique Danielle Bonneau; 16. Le epigrafi di Terenouthis e la peste Gerardo Casanova; 17. The papyri and the Greek language Francis T. Gignac; 18. Zum Amt des &Δ;ιοικητής im romischen Aegypten Dieter Hagedorn; 19. House and household in Roman Egypt Deborah W. Hobson; 20. Donatio ante nuptias and Jewish dowry additions Ranon Katzoff; 21. Village shepherds and social tension in Byzantine Egypt James G. Keenan; 22. Хάρτης έληξε Giovanna Menci; 23. Problemi di datazione: Tiberio Orsolina Montevecchi; 24. A roll upon his knees G. M. Parassoglou; 25. Aurelios Apollonios alias Dionysios, ginnasiarco ad Ossirinco Paola Pruneti; 26. Furlough in the Roman army M. P. Speidel.

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