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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

S. BUCKING, Practice Makes Perfect P. Cotsen-Princeton 1 and the Training of Scribes in Byzantine Egypt

This book by papyrologist Scott Bucking is about a 7th century Sahidic Coptic manuscript including a syllabary and simple text indicating its use for elementary instruction in a monastery. The text provides a papyrological description of the manuscript, with a text describing its historical and social context and discusses current issues in papyrology relating to papyri as archaeological objects. 

ISBN: 9780974516844
Year: 2011
Size: 23 x 18 cm
Binding: Hardcover. In slipcase.
Illustration: With a 61-page colour facsimile of the manuscript and additional illustrations in the text.
Pages: 266 p