GREEK 638 - Paleography of Papyri
Winter 2017, Section 001
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Subject: Greek (GREEK)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This class introduces students to the palaeography of Greek (and a few Latin) documentary and literary papyri. By transcribing and transliterating papyri from the collection of the University of Michigan (and some other collections) students will get acquainted with the various letterforms found on Greek papyri from the fourth century B.C.E. until the ninth century C.E. The aim of the class is to make students comfortable with all aspects of a Greek papyrus document.

Course Requirements:

Three assignments, one final project (preparing an edition of a papyrus text)

Intended Audience:

Students with at least four semesters of Greek beyond Greek 101/102.

Class Format:

Two meetings per week.


GREEK 638 - Paleography of Papyri
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
1/4/17 - 4/18/17

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