Название: Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History
Автор: Roger S. Bagnall
Количество страниц: 168
Размер: 3.1 Mb
The recovery of vast quantities of papyri from the sand of Egypt has been a major new resource for the study of ancient history and literature. This book, written by one of the leading scholars in the field, examines the uses of papyrus in ancient societies, explains in archaeological terms how this evidence has survived and evaluates its uses as an informative source for studying history.