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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Spring 2006

GK 390 • Papyrology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31315 T
3:30 PM-6:30 PM
WAG 10
Sosin

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the discipline of documentary papyrology. We shall all work together but each of you will take on two independent responsibilities. By the end of the semester each of you is to have (1) produced an edition with translation and commentary of an unedited papyrus and (2) acquired expertise in a papyrological topic of your own choosing (Latin literary papyri, imperatives in documentary papyri, marriage contracts, economics, whatever). Grade to be based on (40%) in-class performance (translation, discussion, reading, quizzes, brief presentations), (20%) annotated bibliography in your chosen area of interest, (40%) edition of unpublished papyrus. There are no books to purchase for this class.

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