Guardians of Letters by Kim Haines-Eitzen
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Guardians of Letters
By Kim Haines-Eitzen

Guardians of Letters

Literacy, Power and the Transmitters of Early Christian Literature

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Guardians of Letters by Kim Haines-Eitzen

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Who were the scribes who copied early Christian literature during the second and third centuries? What roles did they play in the reproduction and dissemination of these writings? To answer these questions, this study uses evidence from early Christian literature and the earliest Christian papyri - including their form, physical features, and textual characteristics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195135640
ISBN-10: 0195135644
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 162mm x 22mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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