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To mega biblion

Francesca Schironi

To mega biblion

book-ends, end-titles, and coronides in papyri with hexametric poetry

by Francesca Schironi

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Published by American Society of Papyrologists in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homer -- Manuscripts,
  • Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri),
  • Manuscripts, Greek,
  • Manuscript design,
  • Titles of books,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- Manuscripts

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francesca Schironi.
    SeriesAmerican studies in papyrology -- v. 48
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ110.P36 S35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24080096M
    ISBN 109780979975806
    LC Control Number2010003304

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