Language, Script, and Communication in Antiquity

Language, Script, and Communication in Antiquity

This program includes the following projects:
  • Knowledge transfer and administrative professionalism in a pre-typographic society: Observing the scribe at work in Roman and early Islamic Egypt
  • The Dictionary of Roman Biography project
  • Communication networks in Upper Egyptian monastic communities in the 6th to 8th centuries CE
  • Language, literacy, and acculturation in Early Ptolemaic Egypt
  • Idiolect and social dialect in the Zenon Archive
  • Words from the sand: A lexical analysis of early Greek papyri from Egypt
  • Communication and media in the development of the Post-Roman/Early Medieval and Byzantine World (5th to 8th centuries)
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