Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items for:

  • Keywords: papyrus x
  • Archaeology: Classical x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


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


The Agricultural Economy of the Mendesian Nome under Roman Rule

Katherine Blouin

in The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organisation, Investment, and Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665723
eISBN:
9780191751172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665723.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the fiscal and cadastral documentation for the Mendesian Nome in the Nile Delta, providing an important counterpoint to most papyrological studies of Egypt, which focus on ... More


Mechanical Irrigation: Water-Lifting Devices in the Archaeological Evidence and in the Egyptian Papyri

Myrto Malouta and Andrew Wilson

in The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organisation, Investment, and Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665723
eISBN:
9780191751172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665723.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter compares the archaeological, literary, and papyrologivcal evidence for water-lifting devices across the empire in an attempt to situate the evidence that we have for investment in ... More


The Physical Form of Writing

Christopher Eyre

in The Use of Documents in Pharaonic Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673896
eISBN:
9780191761478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673896.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a brief history of the physical media used for writing in pharaonic Egypt, their structure, and the formats used for presenting administrative and legal documents. The questions ... More


Triangular Landscapes: Environment, Society, and the State in the Nile Delta under Roman Rule

Katherine Blouin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199688722
eISBN:
9780191767876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688722.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Between the Roman annexation of Egypt and the Arab period, the Nile Delta went from consisting of seven branches to two, namely the current Rosetta and Damietta branches. For historians, this may ... More


Intimations of an Earlier Age: History and Fiction in New Kingdom Egypt

Colleen Manassa

in Imagining the Past: Historical Fiction in New Kingdom Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982226
eISBN:
9780199369959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982226.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter introduces the approaches to history during the New Kingdom, including a tour of Medinet Habu through the eyes of an ancient administrator, Amunmose. A survey of the intertextual ... More


View: