Culture in Pieces

Culture in Pieces

Essays on Ancient Texts in Honour of Peter Parsons

eBook - 2011
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This volume originated in a conference of the same title, held in Oxford in September 2006, to celebrate the 70th birthday of Peter Parsons, Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford from 1989 to 2003. The contributors, who are former pupils, colleagues or collaborators with Peter Parsons, share a deep admiration for him and his work. Peter Parsons has, throughout his career, been engaged in research on newly discovered papyrus texts, and such texts play an important part in this volume'sdiscussions. He has also constantly sought to use these texts to illuminate the literary and cultural history of.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780191558887
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 338 pages) : illustrations


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