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Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman EmpireA Study of Elite Communities$
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William A. Johnson

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195176407

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176407.001.0001

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The Papyri

The Papyri

Scholars and Reading Communities in Graeco-Roman Egypt

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(p.179) Chapter 9 The Papyri
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Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire
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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176407.003.0009

This chapter collects and investigates a variety of papyrus documents and bookrolls of the first and second centuries AD that provide evidence for the ways in which Greeks in Egypt collected and worked with literary texts. These papyri give substantial indications that Greeks of scholarly bent formed reading communities that shared the habit of working on texts in groups

Keywords:   Papyri, book collections, bookrolls, scholars, reading communities

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