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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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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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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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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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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
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The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu

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New Series

The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu


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