Petra Papyri, Volume 3

Published by American Center of Oriental Research-Amman (ACOR)
ISBN 10: 9957854321 / ISBN 13: 9789957854324
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Volume III of the Petra papyri includes 19 new documents, numbered P. Petra III 18â"36, ranging chronologically from AD539 to AD593. The volume's publication precedes P. Petra II, which includes only one large document (P. Petra II 17) and which will follow volume III as soon as possible. Volume III opens with an introduction that includes discussions of the physical format and notarial conventions in the Petra papyri, the calendars used in the Petra papyri, and updated chronological and prosopographical tables. All the texts are documentary and written in Byzantine Greek. Except for four minor texts (P. Petra III 21, 24, 26, 27), each text includes an introduction, Greek transcript with critical apparatus, English translation and commentary. The volume is large format and cloth bound, and includes 87 b/w plates and indexes. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Volume III of the Petra papyri includes 19 new documents, numbered P. Petra III 18-36, ranging chronologically from AD539 to AD593. The volume's publication precedes P. Petra II, which includes only one large document (P. Petra II 17) and which will follow volume III as soon as possible. Volume III opens with an introduction that includes discussions of the physical format and notarial conventions in the Petra papyri, the calendars used in the Petra papyri, and updated chronological and prosopographical tables. All the texts are documentary and written in Byzantine Greek. Except for four minor texts (P. Petra III 21, 24, 26, 27), each text includes an introduction, Greek transcript with critical apparatus, English translation and commentary. The volume is large format and cloth bound, and includes 87 b/w plates and indexes.

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Title: Petra Papyri, Volume 3
Publisher: American Center of Oriental Research-Amman (ACOR)
Binding: Hardcover/Hardback
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