‘Some aspects of the role of scribes in Pylian palace administration’

Kyriakidis, E. (1998) ‘Some aspects of the role of scribes in Pylian palace administration’. Minos: Revista de filología egea (31-2). pp. 201-229. ISSN 0544-3733. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The purpose of this essay is to discuss several points, aimed at enhancing our understanding of the human aspect of the scribes: their actions, the framework in which they worked, the way they made tablets, their specialization, their movements and their co-operation with other scribes. Needless to say, such a study cannot be conclusive, and cannot account for the whole Mycenaean world; it will be limited to one palace: the Palace of Pylos. This has been chosen because it is the most thoroughly excavated and published Mycenaean palace, has a large concentration of Linear B tablets, and occupies a relatively restricted area.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
D History General and Old World > DF Greece
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CD Diplomatics. Archives. Seals
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
P Language and Literature > PA Classical philology
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Evangelos Kyriakidis
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2009 11:10
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:31
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8467 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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