Definition of Papyrology

1. Noun. The study of ancient texts written on papyrus ¹



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Definition of Papyrology

1. [n -GIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papyrology

papulovesicular
papyraceous
papyraceous scars
papyral
papyrean
papyri
papyrian
papyriform
papyrine
papyrograph
papyrographs
papyrography
papyrologies
papyrologist
papyrologists
papyrology (current term)
papyrus
papyruses
paquebot
paquebots
par
par excellence
par for the course
par value
par yield
par yields
para
para-
para-actinomycosis
para-aortic bodies

Literary usage of Papyrology

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1. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1907)
"The Munich Allgemeine Zeitung, for example, while expressing pleasure that the new science of papyrology has attained to the dignity of a separate section, ..."

2. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1916)
"D.,FBA, Professor of papyrology at Oxford. HUNT, The Rev. W., MA, I>.Litt., sometime President of the Royal Historical Society. The Germans of Caesar, 23. ..."

3. Journal of Theological Studies (1908)
"... character which the student of the New Testament, who is interested in papyrology, may find useful.' 1 La Papyrologie grecque, Louvain, 1905. ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"AS HUNT, Professor of papyrology, Oxford. HENRY JACKSON, Regius Professor of Greek, Cambridge. Sir THOMAS G. JACKSON, ..."

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