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The study of papyrus manuscripts.

pap′y·ro·log′i·cal (păp′ər-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, pə-pī′rə-) adj.


(Historical Terms) the study of ancient papyri
papyrological adj
ˌpapyˈrologist n


(ˌpæp əˈrɒl ə dʒi)

the study of papyrus manuscripts.
pap`y•rol′o•gist, n.


the study of papyrus manuscripts. — papyrologist, n.papyrological, adj.
See also: Past
the study of papyrus manuscripts. — papyrologist, n. — papyrological, adj.
See also: Manuscripts
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The case study recounts Egyptologist Jacco Dieleman's discovery, made using the prototype, of papyrus fragments that had not been indexed in other papyrological resources, and illustrates the kind of discovery that the DLME hopes to reveal for users around the world.
Among their topics are the Qadis' justice according to papyrological sources from the seventh to the tenth centuries CE, the delegation of judicial power in Abbasid Egypt, identifying the 'udul in 15th-century Granada, from trash to treasure: ethnographic notes on collecting legal documents in Morocco, and Western ownership of real estate and politics of law prior to the Land Code of 1876.
To achieve this goal, the supervisor will directly coach the applicant and work together with him on a daily basis in order to transfer him all the specific papyrological, palaeographical and philological competences necessary for its immediate preparation.
Plepelits 1996, 388-390 and, on the papyrological evidence, Willis 1990).
In chapter 2, he shows how the rich papyrological material from Egypt can still provide a misleading picture of the everyday uses of writing, and that the much less copious material from the rest of the Greek East can shed more light on the ubiquity of writing than often imagined.
A sampling of topics: manuscripts, scribes, and book production; reconstructing early Christianity from papyrological evidence; space, movement, and morality in the Roman Empire; Luke as a Hellenistic historian; letter openings in Paul and Plato; and exegetical practices in Justin and Galen.
For example, chapter 3, "'Brothers' in Associations and Congregations," is restricted for the most part to the vocabulary found in epigraphic and papyrological evidence; although Plutarch's On Brotherly Love is mentioned at the end of the chapter, Harland does not attempt to integrate such sources into the body of the chapter in a substantive way.
As part of the research, a team of national researchers and scholars examined dozens of papyri among the thousands of papyrological pieces in the University of Michigan (U-M) collection for the last four weeks.
The emphasis is on the intellectual analysis of poverty and wealth rather than their economic or social implications, but there are exceptions such as Serfass's "Wine for Widows: Papyrological Evidence for Christian Charity in Late Antique Egypt.
New papyrological discoveries in Egypt had, according to Weigall, confirmed both Sappho's homoerotic desire and the quality of her verses.
A survey of all attested inscriptions and papyrological evidence mentioning those teachers is still missing.
Brackets are an aesthetic gesture toward the papyrological event.