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From Alexandria to Babylon : Near Eastern languages and Hellenistic erudition in the Oxyrhynchus glossary (P.Oxy. 1802 + 4812) / Francesca Schironi.

By: Schironi, Francesca
Contributor(s): Hunt, Arthur S. (Arthur Surridge), 1871-1934
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, c2009.Description: x, 176 p., 13 p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9783110206937 (hardcover : alk. paper); 3110206935 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Semitic languages -- Lexicography -- Manuscripts | Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) -- Egypt -- Bahnasā | Oxyrhynchus papyri | Bahnasā (Egypt) -- AntiquitiesDDC classification: 483/.028 LOC classification: PJ3075 | .S45 2009
Contents:
The manuscript -- Dialects and foreign languages -- References and quotations -- The Pergamene hypothesis -- The Alexandrian hypothesis -- The languages of the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- Acquisition and transcription of the glosses -- Glossography and dialectology in the Hellenistic period -- Glossography and dialectology on papyrus -- The unique value of the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- Authorship -- Edition -- Commentary -- Problems in editing the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- The Oxyrhynchus glossary and Greek glossography -- Old and new numeration of the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- Fragments.
Holdings
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Book British Museum
Egypt and Sudan Shelves HR2.SCH (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 54063000205073

"The Oxyrhynchus Glossary that is the object of the present study was previously published by Arthur S. Hunt as P.Oxy. 15.1802"--Introduction.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

The manuscript -- Dialects and foreign languages -- References and quotations -- The Pergamene hypothesis -- The Alexandrian hypothesis -- The languages of the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- Acquisition and transcription of the glosses -- Glossography and dialectology in the Hellenistic period -- Glossography and dialectology on papyrus -- The unique value of the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- Authorship -- Edition -- Commentary -- Problems in editing the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- The Oxyrhynchus glossary and Greek glossography -- Old and new numeration of the Oxyrhynchus glossary -- Fragments.

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