The Elephantine Papyri in English: Three Millennia of Cross-Cultural Continuity and Change

The Elephantine Papyri in English: Three Millennia of Cross-Cultural Continuity and Change

by Porten
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004101977

ISBN-13: 9789004101975

Pub. Date: 10/01/1996

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

175 documents, spanning more than 3,000 years, from the ancient mounds on the island of Elephantine are translated into English here for the first time. A massive collection of papyri and ostraca, written in many scripts and tongues - including hieratic, demotic, Aramaic, Greek, Latin, Coptic and Arabic. Each entry, arranged thematically, includes information on date,

Overview

175 documents, spanning more than 3,000 years, from the ancient mounds on the island of Elephantine are translated into English here for the first time. A massive collection of papyri and ostraca, written in many scripts and tongues - including hieratic, demotic, Aramaic, Greek, Latin, Coptic and Arabic. Each entry, arranged thematically, includes information on date, size, parties, objects, content and significance, as well as general comments and cross-references. An important source, previously scattered among various museums and institutions, brought together here for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004101975
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Series:
Documenta et Monumenta Orientis Antiqui Series, #22
Pages:
621
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 11.56(h) x 1.65(d)

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