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Documentary Arabic private and business letters on papyrus [electronic resource] : form and function, content and context / by Eva Mira Grob.

By: Grob, Eva Mira.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Archiv f�ur Papyrusforschung und verwandte GebieteBeiheft: 29.Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; Berlin : De Gruyter, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xix, 269 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783110247053 (electronic bk.); 3110247054 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Arabic letters -- History and criticism | Letter writing, Arabic -- History | Manuscripts, Arabic (Papyri) | Literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- AfricanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Documentary Arabic private and business letters on papyrus.DDC classification: 892.7/6009 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Abbreviations -- 1. Numbers, materials, and distribution over time -- 2. Formulary -- 3. Pragmatics -- 4. Language -- 5. Script and layout -- 6. Summary -- Appendices -- Glossary of terms -- Index of subjects -- Index of quoted editions -- Bibliography: Editions -- Literature.
Summary: This survey is the first monograph devoted to documentary Arabic letters, based on all available editions of Arabic private and business letters on payprus. It contributes to the fields of Arabic papyrology and wider studies, compiling insights of the Arabic papyrology pioneers and presenting entirely new perspectives.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-269) and indexes.

Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Abbreviations -- 1. Numbers, materials, and distribution over time -- 2. Formulary -- 3. Pragmatics -- 4. Language -- 5. Script and layout -- 6. Summary -- Appendices -- Glossary of terms -- Index of subjects -- Index of quoted editions -- Bibliography: Editions -- Literature.

This survey is the first monograph devoted to documentary Arabic letters, based on all available editions of Arabic private and business letters on payprus. It contributes to the fields of Arabic papyrology and wider studies, compiling insights of the Arabic papyrology pioneers and presenting entirely new perspectives.

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