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Everyday writing in the Graeco-Roman East / Roger S. Bagnall.

Author/Creator:
Bagnall, Roger S.
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 179 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series:
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Sather classical lectures; v. 69.
The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Sather classical lectures
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Subjects:
Written communication -- Egypt -- History.
Written communication -- Middle East -- History.
Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) -- Egypt.
Printed ephemera -- History.
Graffiti -- History.
Ostraka.
Coptic inscriptions -- Egypt.
Syriac language -- Texts.
Contents:
Informal writing in a public place: the graffiti of Smyrna
The ubiquity of documents in the Hellenistic East
Documenting slavery in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt
Greek and Coptic in late antique Egypt
Greek and Syriac in the Roman Near East
Writing on ostraca: a culture of potsherds?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-174) and index.
ISBN:
9780520267022 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520267028 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
642351602