Some Aspects of the Role of Scribes in Pylian Palace Administration

Kyriakidis, Evangelos (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 currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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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
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