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Author Sijpesteijn, Petra
Title Papyrology and the History of Early Islamic Egypt
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2004
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Note Intro -- Preface (A. L. Udovitch (Princeton University)) -- Acknowledgements -- List of Plates -- Notes on Abbreviations and Dates -- Notes on Contributors -- Schedule of the Conference "Documentary Evidence and the History of Early Islamic Egypt" (Cairo, 23-25 March 2002) -- Introduction: Papyrology and the Study of Early Islamic Egypt (Lennart Sundelin (Princeton University)) -- Papyrology and the Utilization of Coptic Sources (S. J. Clackson (Cambridge University)) -- Two Unpublished Paper Documents and a Papyrus (Alia Hanafi (Ain Shams University, Cairo)) -- L'apport spécialement important de la papyrologie dans la transmission et la codification des plus anciennes versions des Mille et une nuits et d'autres livres des deux premiers siècles islamiques (Raif Georges Khoury (Heidelberg University)) -- O.Crum Ad. 15 and the Emergence of Arabic Words in Coptic Legal Documents (Tonio Sebastian Richter (Leipzig University)) -- Travel and Trade on the River (Petra M. Sijpesteijn (Oxford University)) -- Documentary Evidence for the Early History of the Barīd (Adam Silverstein (Cambridge University)) -- Egyptian Lexical Interference in the Greek of Byzantine and Early Islamic Egypt (Sofía Torallas Tovar (CSIC, Madrid)) -- Sawīrus ibn al-Muqaffa' and the Christians of Umayyad Egypt: War and Society in Documentary Context (Frank R. Trombley (University of Wales, Cardiff)) -- Town Quarters in Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Early Arab Egypt (K. A. Worp (Amsterdam University/Leiden University)) -- Plates -- Index
This collection includes editions of previously unpublished Greek, Coptic, and Arabic documents, historical and linguistic studies making use of documentary evidence and literary papyri, and an introduction to papyrology and its relevance for the study of early Islamic Egypt
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sijpesteijn, Petra Papyrology and the History of Early Islamic Egypt Leiden : BRILL,c2004 9789004138865
Subject Egypt -- History -- 640-1250 -- Sources -- Congresses
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Alt Author Sundelin, Lennart
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