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Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Thomas Hubbard (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The most important primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome have been translated into modern, explicit English and collected together in this sourcebook. Covering an extensive ... More


Didymus Fragments in Harpocration

Craig A. Gibson

in Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229563
eISBN:
9780520927308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229563.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides a translation, notes, and text on the fragments of Didymus's commentaries. These are attributed to Didymus by name in Harpocration's Lexeis of the Ten Orators. It shows that the ... More


Lexicon to Dem. 23 (P.Berol.inv. 5008)

Craig A. Gibson

in Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229563
eISBN:
9780520927308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229563.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the P.Berol.inv.5008, which is composed of three poorly preserved fragments of a papyrus codex that dates back to the fourth or fifth century C.E. The six lexical entries ... More


Lexicon to Dem. 21 (P.Rain.inv. 7)

Craig A. Gibson

in Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229563
eISBN:
9780520927308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229563.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the P.Rain.inv.7, a lexicon to Dem.21. It is a sheet of papyrus codex that dates to the fourth or fifth century C.E., and can be linked to the ancient philological and ... More


The Ubiquity of Documents in the Hellenistic East

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks more broadly at the implications of archaeology for understanding the patterns of usage of a broader category of writing, documents of everyday life in the Hellenistic world on ... More


Documenting Slavery in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents an argument on the very uneven survival of evidence for particular historical institutions and topics: not only those naturally linked to moments in time, like the narrative ... More


Greek and Coptic in Late Antique Egypt

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter concentrates on Coptic as a documentary language, arguing that the comparisons among Syriac, Bactrian, and Coptic uncover more differences than similarities, and that these differences ... More


Torah in the Persian Period

John J. Collins

in Invention of Judaism: Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294110
eISBN:
9780520967366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294110.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Torah played little part in the restoration after the Exile or in the prophets Haggai and Zechariah. It is absent from the Elephantine papyri, except for the so-called Passover Papyrus, which ... More


The Law in the Diaspora

John J. Collins

in Invention of Judaism: Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294110
eISBN:
9780520967366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294110.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Much of the literature of the Greek-speaking Diaspora summarizes the Law in terms of its ethical teaching, emphasizing monotheism and sexual matters and passing over ritual requirements or ... More


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