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The Lure of the Papyri A Novel of Ancient Greece by John E Stump

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Action & Adventure,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction : Action & Adventure,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10710988M
ISBN 100595431984
ISBN 109780595431984

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  A New Testament papyrus is a copy of a portion of the New Testament made on date, over such papyri are known. In general, they are considered the earliest witnesses to the original text of the New Testament. This elite status among New Testament manuscripts only began in the 20th century. The grouping was first introduced by Caspar René Gregory, who assigned papyri .   The modern rediscovery of the Greek and Latin papyri from Egypt has transformed our knowledge of the ancient world. We cannot, however, make the same claim in the specific area of language study. Although important studies of the language of the papyri have appeared sporadically over the past century, we are still dealing today with a linguistic resource of extraordinary richness . In the United States government received a strange and unprecedented gift - a bequest of , gold sovereigns (then worth half a million dollars) to establish a foundation in Washington 'for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men'. The Smithsonian Institution, as it would eventually be called, grew into the largest museum and research complex in the world/5(4). The Petra Papyri series is the scholarly publication meticulously documenting, translating and interpreting the information recovered from approximately carbonized papyrus scrolls found in during ACOR’s excavation of the Petra scrolls had been carbonized in a fire and were thus preserved, although many scrolls were in a destroyed condition and could not be read.

  Some of the papyri, including that called “The Book of Abraham,” contained vignettes (depictions or pictures) which Smith had produced as woodcuts for inclusion in his publication. Smith “deduced” that the papyrus we designate as P. Joseph Smith 1 was “The Book of Abraham” and was written in the very hand by that biblical patriarch. The Joseph Smith Papyri (JSP) are Egyptian funerary papyrus fragments from ancient Thebes dated between to BC which, along with four mummies, were once owned by Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint said that the papyrus contained the records of the ancient patriarchs Abraham and , Smith published what he said was the first part of the. Support the future of ! has two primary components. The Papyrological Navigator (PN) supports searching, browsing, and aggregation of ancient papyrological documents and related materials; the Papyrological Editor (PE) enables multi-author, version controlled, peer reviewed scholarly curation of papyrological texts, translations, commentary, scholarly metadata. About Prototype: Under leadership of Roger Bagnall and with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, in /07, Columbia University Libraries developed specifications for a 'Papyrological Navigator,' (PN) in order to demonstrate that multiple digital papyrological resources could be co-displayed in a scholarly web resource.

The modern rediscovery of the Greek and Latin papyri from Egypt has transformed our knowledge of the ancient world. We cannot, however, make the same claim in the specific area of language study. Although important studies of the language of the papyri have appeared sporadically over the past century, we are still dealing today with a linguistic resource of extraordinary richness which has. Notes ↑ Criticisms regarding the Book of Abraham and Joseph Smith papyri are raised in the following publications: “Universalism in Ohio,” Evangelical Magazine and Gospel Advocate (Utica, New York) (12 September ): off-site; Edward H. Ashment, The Use of Egyptian Magical Papyri to Authenticate the Book of Abraham: A Critical Review (Salt Lake City: Resource Communications, The Duke Papyrus Archive provides electronic access to texts about and images of nearly papyri from ancient Egypt. The target audience includes: papyrologists, ancient historians, archaeologists, biblical scholars, classicists, Coptologists, Egyptologists, students of literature and religion and all others interested in ancient Egypt. The Chief Egyptian Medical Papyri J^Lncient Egyptian medical practice may be quite satis­ factorily reconstructed from an analysis of the available sources. These are mainly the eight papyri known as the Kahun, the Edwin Smith, the Ebers, the Hearst, the Er-man, .