Life and letters in the papyri by John Garrett Winter

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .

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  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.


  • Manuscripts (Papyri),
  • Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) -- Egypt.,
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Egypt -- History -- Greco Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D.,
  • Egypt -- Social life and customs.,
  • Egypt -- Church history.

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Statementby John Garrett Winter ...
SeriesThe Jerome lectures
LC ClassificationsPA3341 .W55
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 308 p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6298373M
LC Control Number33035358

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The study of these papyri is called papyrology. FairMormon Answers Wiki Table of Contents. Why is the Book of Abraham text not on the papyri. Summary: We do not claim to know why the text of the Book of Abraham (or the missing Book of Joseph) is not in evidence on the fragments of papyrus that were s, of course, simply assume this to be conclusive evidence that Joseph was a fraud.

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For students of Greek. The book hand of this New Testament codex is easy to read and, in addition to the text itself, this project contains a wealth of background information about New Testament papyri and the famous codex known as P46, the earliest surviving copy of the Letters of Paul.

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