papyrology


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pap·y·rol·o·gy

 (păp′ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of papyrus manuscripts.

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

papyrology

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

pap•y•rol•o•gy

(ˌpæp əˈrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of papyrus manuscripts.
[1895–1900]
pap`y•rol′o•gist, n.

papyrology

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 first major section of this book is a survey of the archival material preserved in the Kelsey Musuem and the University of Michigan Library Papyrology Collection.
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Whether those discoveries take place in the quietest campus reading room at Hatcher, the temperature controlled areas of the Papyrology Collection, or the bustling Design Lab at the Duderstadt Center makes no difference to Hilton.
It will extend the Duke Data Bank, taking the latter in new directions by uniting documentary and literary papyri into a common technological framework SoSOL within Digital Papyrology.
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To make one a researcher or an Egyptologist, it is necessary to have some serious knowledge in and/or acquire some practical experience in the following matters: Philology, Papyrology, hieroglyphic texts, hieratic writings, demotic and Coptic scripts, edition of ancient texts, historical archeology (rarely prehistoric archeology), museum, exhibitions, scientific and popular books, documentary films, visits to tourist sites/attractions, conferences and seminars, scientific journals, conferences, etc.
In April 2012, Margaret completed her PhD in Papyrology at University College London with her thesis entitled Documentary papyri from Roman And Byzantine Oxyrhynchus.
POMPEII: THE MYSTERY OF THE PEOPLE FROZEN IN TIME BBC1, 9pm Margaret Mountford may be best known for lurking in the background of The Apprentice, raising her eyebrows at some of the contestants' remarks, but she also has a keen interest in ancient history - she even stepped down from her role as Alan Sugar's right-hand woman to finish her PhD in Papyrology.
POMPEII: THE MYSTERY OF THE PEOPLE FROZEN IN TIME BBC1, 9pm Margaret Mountford may be best known for The Apprentice, but she also has a keen interest in ancient history - she even stepped down from her role as Alan Sugar's righthand woman to finish her PhD in Papyrology.
And a doctorate in papyrology (the study of manuscripts written on papyrus, since you ask) certainly gives her the right credentials for this programme.
And a doctorate in papyrology (the study of manuscripts written on papyrus) certainly gives her the credentials for this programme.