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Innovative scripts and spellings in Roman Egypt: investigations into script conventions, domains, shift, and obsolescence as evidenced by hieroglyphic, hieratic, demotic, and Old Coptic manuscripts

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Innovative Scripts and Spellings in Roman Egypt studies the hieroglyphic, hieratic, Demotic/demotic, and Old Coptic manuscripts which evidence the conventions governing script use, the domains of writing those scripts inhabited, and the shift of scripts and their domains, before the obsolescence of Egyptian writing during the Roman Period. Utilising macro-level frameworks from sociolinguistics, the textual culture from four case study sites of the 1st and 2nd centuries CE are context... Expand abstract

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HUMS
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
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Freie Universität Berlin
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Love, EOD
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2019-08-26

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