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A new Greek letter from early Ptolemaic Egypt

La'da, Csaba A. (2013) A new Greek letter from early Ptolemaic Egypt. Acta Antiqua, 53 (4). pp. 371-377. ISSN 0044-5975. (doi:10.1556/aant.53.2013.4.3) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Description and discussion of a Greek papyrus letter from 3rd-century BC Egypt. The format, the spelling mistakes, the thickness of the strokes and the ductus of the hand suggest that this Greek letter was written by a native Egyptian using an Egyptian rush pen.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1556/aant.53.2013.4.3
Uncontrolled keywords: Hellenistic Egypt, papyrus, Greek letter, scribes, pen, brush, bilingualism
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Classical and Archaeological Studies
Depositing User: Csaba La'da
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2017 09:23 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 19:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/61907 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
La'da, Csaba A.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0821-5842
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