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Manuscripts (Papyri, Ostraca, Tablets Et Al.)

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This section of the book Ad Fontes: Original Manuscripts and Their Significance for Studying Early Christianity- Selected Essays contains a list of manuscripts. The book addresses legal proceedings such as the lending of books (apocryphal texts) mentioned in a papyrus letter from the 4th century. It demonstrates the value of studying manuscripts for lexicography, painting a picture of a socio-historical background, and shows how to assess and evaluate data methodologically.

Keywords: lexicography; papyrus letter



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