New Texts from Ancient Cultures

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1. Cover image for 'Recording Village Life'
A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt
Jennifer A. Cromwell
An engrossing study of literacy and the scribal economy at the village level
 
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A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt
Jennifer A. Cromwell
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2. Cover image for 'Getting Rich in Late Antique Egypt'
Ryan E. McConnell
A nuanced examination that illuminates the Apion estate’s economic structure and addresses how the family was able to generate such wealth
 
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Ryan E. McConnell
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3. Cover image for 'Honor Among Thieves'
Craftsmen, Merchants, and Associations in Roman and Late Roman Egypt
Philip F. Venticinque
A consideration of transaction costs and associations in the ancient world
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Craftsmen, Merchants, and Associations in Roman and Late Roman Egypt
Philip F. Venticinque
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4. Cover image for 'Materia Magica'
The Archaeology of Magic in Roman Egypt, Cyprus, and Spain
Andrew T. Wilburn
Approaches ancient magical practice through archaeology and social history
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The Archaeology of Magic in Roman Egypt, Cyprus, and Spain
Andrew T. Wilburn
Approaches ancient magical practice through archaeology and social history
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The Archaeology of Magic in Roman Egypt, Cyprus, and Spain
Andrew Wilburn
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5. Cover image for 'New Literary Papyri from the Michigan Collection'
Mythographic Lyric and a Catalogue of Poetic First Lines
Cassandra Borges and C. Michael Sampson
Three new fragments from amongst the oldest Greek papyri
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Mythographic Lyric and a Catalogue of Poetic First Lines
Cassandra Borges and C. Michael Sampson
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6. Cover image for 'Wine, Wealth, and the State in Late Antique Egypt'
The House of Apion at Oxyrhynchus
T. M. Hickey
The economic practices and theory of the Roman Empire, as seen through the lens of the estate of the Flavii Apiones
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The House of Apion at Oxyrhynchus
T. M. Hickey
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Lives in a Coptic Town in Late Antique Egypt
T.G. Wilfong
Brings to life the women of Jeme, a thriving Christian community in ancient Egypt
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Paper 2002 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Women of Jeme" to Cart
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Toward a Legal Anthropology of Late Antique Egypt
Traianos Gagos and Peter van Minnen
Family squabbles and fights over real estate were no less complex in sixth-century Egypt than they are in the modern world. In this volume Peter van Minnen and Traianos Gagos investigate just such a struggle
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Paper 1995 $43.95 Available Add Paper for "Settling a Dispute" to Cart

A wealth of information on the Greco-Roman world is offered in papyrological and epigraphical texts, fragmentary and hard to read though they can be. The University of Michigan has long held one of the largest and finest collections of papyri and other such texts surviving from antiquity. Drawing upon this choice collection and other important sources, New Texts from Ancient Cultures will publish a selection of the best and most interesting documents, in a readily comprehensible format. Scholars in many areas will find the series a source of up-to-date texts, interpretations, and new information on the ancient world.

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New Texts from Ancient Cultures

A wealth of information on the Greco-Roman world is offered in papyrological and epigraphical texts, fragmentary and hard to read though they can be. The University of Michigan has long held one of the largest and finest collections of papyri and other such texts surviving from antiquity. Drawing upon this choice collection and other important sources, New Texts from Ancient Cultures will publish a selection of the best and most interesting documents, in a readily comprehensible format. Scholars in many areas will find the series a source of up-to-date texts, interpretations, and new information on the ancient world.


Francesca Schironi, Professor of Classical Studies, University of Michigan 

Luigi Battezzato, Associate Professor of Greek Literature, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Italy

Series Advisory Board

Brendan Haug, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies and Archivist of the Papyrology Collection, University of Michigan

Dominic Rathbone, Professor of Ancient History, King's College London

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Series Editors

Francesca Schironi, Professor of Classical Studies, University of Michigan 

Luigi Battezzato, Associate Professor of Greek Literature, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Italy

Series Advisory Board

Brendan Haug, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies and Archivist of the Papyrology Collection, University of Michigan

Dominic Rathbone, Professor of Ancient History, King's College London


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