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Literacy in Ancient Everyday Life

Ed. by Kolb, Anne

    79,95 € / $91.99 / £72.50*

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    Publication Date:
    2018
    To be published:
    August 2018
    ISBN
    978-3-11-059202-3
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    Aims and Scope

    This volume explores the significance of literacy for everyday life in the ancient world. It focuses on the use of writing and written materials, the circumstances of their use, and different types of users. The broad geographic and chronologic frame of reference includes many kinds of written materials, from Pharaonic Egypt and ancient China through the early middle ages, yet a focus is placed on the Roman Empire.

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    Anne Kolb, University of Zurich.

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