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Title: Livres chrétiens et bibliothèques en Égypte pendant l'Antiquité tardive
Subtitle: Le témoignage des papyrus et ostraca documentaires
Author(s): MAZY, Elodie
Journal: Journal of Coptic Studies
Volume: 21    Date: 2019   
Pages: 115-162
DOI: 10.2143/JCS.21.0.3285805

Abstract :
Christian books and libraries in Late Antique Egypt have been primarily studied through the manuscripts themselves. Documentary papyri and ostraca, on the other hand, often remain ignored. In this paper, I will examine the papyrological documents mentioning specific books, for they provide information about the content of books and the management of collections. I will first study the different types of documents mentioning books by their titles (inventories, catalogues, personal notes), and then the contents of the books.

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