An Introduction to Greek and Latin Palaeography. Sir Edward Maunde Thompson.

An Introduction to Greek and Latin Palaeography

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press [2002], 2002. Reprint. Hardcover. 8vo. [5], vi-xvi, 600, [2] (pages of advertisements for Oxford University Press books printed for the Oxbow and Powell's Books Chicago reprint partnership) pp., illustrated with facsimiles of Greek and Roman papyri, parchment, and manuscripts. Thompson's text gives several examples of what book-hands across the Roman Empire and Celtic isles looked like during the medieval period and late antiquity. Thompson also demonstrates the difference between Greek and Latin cursive and literary alphabets. A keystone text in the study of Greek and Latin epigraphy and paleography, still important to classics programs today. Fine / Fine. Item #00008162

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