oxyrhynchus


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oxyrhynchus

(ˌɒksɪˈrɪŋkəs)
n
(Animals) a fish found in the Nile, sometimes depicted on Egyptian sculptures and coins
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"Shield of Heracles": -- P Oxyrhynchus Papyri 689 (2nd cent.).
The EEF's Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt dug up at Oxyrhynchus papyri which helped lay the foundations for the emerging discipline of papyrology.
Among the best known productions are "Ferai" (1969), "Min Fars Hus" (My Father's House) (1972), "Brecht's Ashes" (1980), "The Gospel According to Oxyrhynchus" (1985), "Talabot" (1988), "Itsi Bitsi" (1991), "Kaosmos" (1993) and "Mythos" (1998).
To address textual problems and philological matters, she has also re-inspected the Oxyrhynchus hypothesis of the play and the manuscripts of the book fragments, where needed.
Age and growth of the daggernose shark Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus, from northern Brazil.
Texas Shiner is in the subgenus Notropis and its closest extant relatives are Rio Grande Shiner Notropis jemezanus, Sharpnose Shiner Notropis oxyrhynchus, and Emerald Shiner Notropis atherinoides (Bielawski and Gold, 2001).
recognition duet in light of the discovery of Oxyrhynchus papyrus 2336.
The new product utilises a strain of rainbow trout (Oxyrhynchus mykiss) which is slow grown at sea, producing a fish with full marine flavour and firm flesh that is an excellent alternative to farmed salmon.
Researchers from the University of Barcelona, the Catalan Egyptology Society and the University of Montpellier unearthed an underground stone structure in the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus, which is located about 161 km (100 miles) south of Cairo.
In April 2012, Margaret completed her PhD in Papyrology at University College London with her thesis entitled Documentary papyri from Roman And Byzantine Oxyrhynchus. From 2005 to 2009, Margaret was one of Lord Sugar's advisers, alongside Nick Hewer, in the UK version of The Apprentice television show, a role with which she achieved increasing public popularity.