By P W Pestman

The recent Papyrological Primer is an absolutely revised and multiplied variation of David & Van Groningen's 1964 normal creation to Greek papyrological texts. the present variation comprises eighty one Greek texts, prepared in chronological order, which illustrate a number of features of lifestyles in Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Egypt. every one textual content is supplied with a quick observation and explanatory notes, which goal to permit scholars to appreciate the textual content and to put it competently in its social context. A long advent presents normal history details, information in regards to the texts tested and dialogue of a few generally overlooked subject matters. A word list of Greek phrases is appended. The paintings includes a variety of plates, illustrations and maps.

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D. that such an attempt proved successful as a result, doubtless, of the innovatory stimulus of Christianity. The Egyptians switched to writing their language alphabetically employing the Coptic alphabet, which is the Greek alphabet supplemented with seven demotic characters for rendering sounds unknown in Greek. 22 INTRODUCTION Egyptians wrote from right to left Herodotus II 36 (cf. transi. Loeb Class. Library) Γράμματα άπο των Αιγύπτιοι ποιεΰντες 'Έλληνας γράφουσι καί λογίζονται ψηφοισι "Ελληνες μεν αριστερών επί τα δεξιά φέροντες την χείρα, δε άπο των δεξιών επί τα αριστερά· και ταΰτα αυτοί μεν φασί επί δεξιά ποιέειν, δε έπ' αριστερά.

1 The Greek-speaking classes seem to 1 The term χρησιανός is found in a few early Christian papyri; later papyri have χρηστιανός or χριστιανός. Ο. Montevecchi, Nomen christianum in: Studi patristici in onore di Giuseppe Lazzati (1979) 485-500. §6 RELIGION 33 have held out longer and "Ελλην even becomes synonymous to "pagan". D. 249-251) took severe measures against the re­ ligion which he considered dangerous to the state. Several certificates attest­ ing that the nominee sacrificed to the gods have been preserved (no.

New edition: A. Bernand, De Thèbes à Syène (1989) no. 321; cf. J. Bingen, Chron. d'Ég. 65 (1990) 150. INTRODUCTION e. 59 51-30 DIODORUS SICULUS in Egypt (see opposite). Cleopatra VII, reigning in part jointly with her brothers Ptolemy XIII and XIV and her son Caesarion. Battle of Actium (31). C. D. 14; called Καίσαρ and, after his death, θεός Σεβαστός (no. 16, 87). Egypt a Ro­ man province under a Roman prefect. Calendar reform (introduction of leap years). STRABO visits Egypt. Confiscation of the domains of the Egyptian temples.

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