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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.
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papyrology

(ˌpæpɪˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Historical Terms) the study of ancient papyri
papyrological adj
ˌpapyˈrologist n
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pap•y•rol•o•gy

(ˌpæp əˈrɒl ə dʒi)

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

the study of papyrus manuscripts. — papyrologist, n.papyrological, adj.
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the study of papyrus manuscripts. — papyrologist, n. — papyrological, adj.
See also: Manuscripts
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And so I contacted the highly respected papyrologist Roger Bagnall, who assured me that the Greeks, active in the Levant well before that date, could easily have exported papyri out of Egypt.
His ventriloquy is like an editorial performance: a heroic act of divinatio on a grand scale, rather like the work of a papyrologist having somehow to reconstruct the text of a papyrus for which only the last few letters of every line have survived.
Its author, the redoubtable Pomeroy, by her interest in gender studies and by her training as a papyrologist, is splendidly equipped to conduct us through often complex or incomplete material, especially as she appears to have read everything and is anxious to leave no avenue unexplored.
Renowned papyrologist and codicologist Dr Anne Regourd shared best practices with participants during the training session that focused on a selection of Islamic manuscripts used between the 7th and 20th centuries.
These are thoughtful methodological essays by an eminent papyrologist and historian of Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt.