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Greek Papyri: an Introduction

E. G. Turner

Greek Papyri: an Introduction

An Introduction

by E. G. Turner

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Published by ACLS History E-Book Project .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9346922M
    ISBN 101597401404
    ISBN 109781597401401

    Get this from a library! Greek papyri: an introduction. [E G Turner; American Council of Learned Societies.].   [Apologies for poor sound quality on this one. The technology was not on our side, but the ideas are worth the effort of listening!] We are delighted to interview Korshi Dosoo, a papyrologist who not only knows what’s in the Greek Magical Papyri (all manner of texts of ritual power from various parts of Egypt, dating from the first to the fourth centuries CE), but knows the history of the.

    Liturgical papyri are prime witnesses to the history of liturgy and the religious and theological currents in late antique Egypt. These items from the third to ninth century preserve hundreds of Greek and Coptic hymns, prayers, and acclamations, most otherwise unknown but some still recited by the Coptic Church. Agnes T. Mihalyko offers the first extensive introduction to the liturgical papyri. Ancient texts on papyrus (cf. the English word paper) have survived in astonishing quantities, numbering in the hundreds of thousands, mostly from ancient Egypt, and mostly in study of papyri is an essential subfield for students of the ancient Mediterranean —historians, cultural historians, specialists in things literary, religious, linguistic etc. — since it gives us precious.

      12 John Gee, “The Contents of the Joseph Smith Papyri,” in An Introduction to the Book of Abraham (Salt Lake City and Provo, UT: Deseret Book and Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, ), 13 Rhodes, Books of the Dead Belonging to Tshemmin and Neferirnub, 7. 14 Rhodes, Books of the Dead Belonging to Tshemmin and. of the ancient Greek, Roman and Jewish world. A collection of papyri from 4thC BCE to 4th C CE (C) D. Instone-Brewer I have turned down an offer to publish this site as a book, because it is much better suited to electronic publication.


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Greek Papyri: an Introduction by E. G. Turner Download PDF EPUB FB2

out of 5 stars A compact introduction to Greek papyri in Egypt. Reviewed in the United States on August 6, Reading this book gave me a sense of how many papyri have been excavated and the study and publication of them. There are many institutions that hold Greek papyri, and the papyri have been published in various collections and Cited by:   Greek Papyri: An Introduction [Turner, E.

G.] on *FREE* shipping Greek Papyri: an Introduction book qualifying offers. Greek Papyri: An Introduction/5(6). out of 5 stars A compact introduction to Greek papyri in Egypt.

Reviewed in the United States on August 6, Reading this book gave me a sense of how many papyri have been excavated and the study and publication of them. There are many institutions that hold Greek papyri, and the papyri have been published in various collections and /5(6).

This book is written as an aid to the use of Greek or Latin papyri (Latin texts, though not specifically mentioned in the title, are treated throughout on the same footing as Greek). The Greek Papyri: an Introduction book may be textual critic, historian, or intelligent layman whose imagination has been stirred at the idea of making direct contact with the writers of two Pages: North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE.

Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: Historians, classicists, and archeologists will welcome Professor Turner's lucid introduction to the field of Greek papyrology.

The relatively recent rediscovery of Greek (and Latin) texts on papyrus has made possible greatly improved editions of classic works and has provided a. vii papyri and greek literature (pp. ) In the last seventy years more new manuscripts of works of Greek literature have been recovered than in any com parable period since the Renaissance, and the majority of these are papyri from Egypt.

The Greek Magical Papyri (Latin Papyri Graecae Magicae, abbreviated PGM) is the name given by scholars to a body of papyri from Graeco-Roman Egypt, written mostly in ancient Greek (but also in Old Coptic, Demotic, etc.), which each contain a number of magical spells, formulae, hymns, and materials in the papyri date from the s BCE to the s CE.

"The Greek magical papyri" is a collection of magical spells and formulas, hymns, and rituals from Greco-Roman Egypt, dating from the second century B.C. to the fifth century A.D. Containing a fresh translation of the Greek papyri, as well as Coptic and Demotic texts, this new translation has been brought up to date and is now the most comprehensive collection of this literature, and the first Reviews: Tom McArthur delivers a very informative interesting and sometimes humorous talk on the Greek Magical Papyri.

Historians, classicists, and archeologists will welcome Professor Turner’s lucid introduction to the field of Greek papyrology. The relatively recent rediscovery of Greek (and Latin) texts on papyrus has made possible greatly improved editions of classic works and has provided a.

Thousands of texts, written over a period of three thousand years on papyri and potsherds, in Egyptian, Greek, Latin, Aramaic, Hebrew, Persian, and other languages, have transformed our knowledge of many aspects of life in the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds.

The Oxford Handbook of Papyrology provides an introduction to the world of these ancient documents and literary texts. Get this from a library.

Greek papyri: an introduction. [E G Turner] -- This book is written as an aid to the use of Greek or Latin papyri (Latin texts, though not specifically mentioned in the title, are treated throughout on the same footing as Greek).

The reader may. out of 5 stars A compact introduction to Greek papyri in Egypt. August 6, Format: Paperback. Reading this book gave me a sense of how many papyri have been excavated and the study and publication of them.

There are many institutions that hold Greek papyri, and the papyri have been published in various collections and periodicals. The Hibeh papyri. Egypt Exploration Fund, London, Athenian books in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. An inaugural lecture delivered at University College London, 22 May H.

Lewis and Co., London, Greek Papyri. An Introduction. Oxford University Press, Oxford ; first paperback editionISBN Italian. R.S. Bagnall, Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History (London & New York: Routledge, ): $ This attractive book (no knowledge of Greek is required) shows ancient historians how to use papyri in writing about the social and economic history of the ancient world.

2 John Gee, An Introduction to the Book of Abraham (Salt Lake City and Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, and Deseret Book, ), 58; cf. Marc Coenen, “The Dating of the Papyri Joseph Smith I, X, and XI and Min Who Massacres His Enemies,” in Egyptian Religion: The Last Thousand Years, Part II: Studies Dedicated.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turner, E.G. (Eric Gardner), Greek papyri. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) COVID Resources.

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Greek Papyri: An Introduction, 2nd. ed的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. The Christian Liturgical Papyri: An Introduction Mihálykó, Ágnes T.

Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, pp. xv + $ Series Information Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum, Description: Liturgical papyri are prime witnesses to the history of liturgy and the religious and theological currents in late antique Egypt.

These items."Volume I, Phonology, begins with an introduction which emphasizes the significance of orthography for the interpretation of the sounds of the language as they were during this period. This is followed by the core of the book dealing with consonants and vowels.

A section at the end treats of quantity and accent. After this we have a summary of vowels with instructive diagrams. [From our archives] A film about Greek Papyri from Script, direction, editing by Mirek Dohnal.

With W. E. H. Cockle, D. M. Dixon, M. S. Drower, W. B. E.