The Scribes of Philo of Alexandria’s Oxyrhynchus Codex

Adams, S. A. (2022) The Scribes of Philo of Alexandria’s Oxyrhynchus Codex. In: Farnes, A. T., Mackie, S. D. and Runia, D. (eds.) Ancient Texts, Papyri, and Manuscripts: Studies in Honor of James R. Royse. Series: New Testament tools, studies and documents (64). Brill: Leiden, pp. 219-242. ISBN 9789004465732 (doi: 10.1163/9789004465732_014)

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This chapter offers a detailed discussion of the three scribes who copied the codex of Philo of Alexander at Oxyrhynchus, paying particular attention to non-textual features, such as sense-unit divisions, nomina sacra, page layout, and other sigla or marks. This investigation identifies common features and unique traits for the three scribes and argues that the scribes shared certain practices when making this codex.

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Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Adams, Professor Sean
Authors: Adams, S. A.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Theology and Religious Studies

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