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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 entire community of papyrologists, ancient historians, historians of science, philologists, and digital humanists will share in the results.
Finally, the fragment provides some paleographic evidence that will be useful for other papyrologists.
His translation was published recently in the Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists.
ROYSE, "The Oxyrhynchus Papyrus of Philo," Buletin of the Americn Society of Papyrologists, 17, 1980, pp.
The University of Cincinnati-based journal "Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists," devoted to research on papyri is due out Nov.
A bibliography of current work until the 1990s is still Terry Wilfong, "The Western Theban Area in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries," Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 26 (1989): 89-147.
Some commentators have found the ending to be unsatisfying or inconclusive, and papyrologists are bringing physical and textual evidence to bear on the question of where the poem ends; but what seems plausible and what seems too abrupt must rest also on the reader's own aesthetic, and on her or his views about life and love.
Laura Rival (Oxford & New York: Berg, 1998); and Albert Henrichs, "'Thou Shalt Not Kill A Tree': Greek, Manichaean and Indian Tales," Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 16.
Bowersock, 'The Miracle of Memnon', Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists, vol.
On the basis of this terminus ante quem, as well as on the basis of palaeography and the author's literary style, papyrologists have established that fragments A and B were written down sometime between 100 B.
The society has been remarkable for the range of participants attending its conferences, who range from Hebraist scholars, poets, prelates, translators, papyrologists to those who simply admire the Bible.
For this reason both are normally (when dating to the period before the Arab conquest) treated by papyrologists as a matter of course and standardly included in papyrological corpora by the same designation (e.