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Papiri della Società Italiana. Vol. XVI

Volume sedicesimo (PSI XVI)
  • Edited by:
  • Guido Bastianini,
  • Francesca Maltomini,
  • Gabriella Messeri,

This volume is the 16th of the PSI series (started by Girolamo Vitelli in 1912) and contains the edition of 79 texts written in Greek on papyri or other materials (wood, parchment), coming from Egypt and kept at the Papyrological Institute «G. Vitelli». There are both fragments of famous Ancient Greek authors (Homer, Hesiod, Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Isocrates, Demosthenes, Plutarch; the Septuagint, Cyril of Alexandria, the Physiologist), as well as fragments of unknown works: among others, a grammar text on the Ionian dialect and a doxographic fragment on Aristotelian philosophy. Then, there are texts of documentary nature: petitions, tax receipts, registers, reports, private letters, testimony of the daily life in Egypt during Roman and Byzantine times.

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Guido Bastianini

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-5338-4050

Francesca Maltomini

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-9612-7326

Gabriella Messeri

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Guido Bastianini, Full Professor, teaches Papyrology at the University of Florence. He directs the Papyrological Institute «G. Vitelli» and is vice-president of the Association Internationale de Papyrologues. His research has focused on the Roman administration in Egypt, the Hellenistic epigram and papyri with philosophical content. Among his main publications: with J. Whitehorne, Strategi and Royal Scribes of Roman Egypt (Florence 1987); with D. Sedley, Commentarium in Platonis «Theaetetum» (Florence 1995); with C. Gallazzi and C. Austin, Posidippo di Pella. Epigrammi (Milan 2001). Francesca Maltomini studied at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, obtaining her specialization in Classical philological, linguistic and historical subjects. She completed her papyrological training at the Papyrological Institute «G. Vitelli» of Florence, where she currently carries out research activities. Her research has discussed the (ancient and medieval) tradition of creating corpora of epigrammatic and gnomic literature; she has also edited first editions and revisions of papyry and ostraca belonging to Italian (Florence, Genoa) and foreign (London, Oxford, Berlin, Vienna) collections. Gabriella Messeri teaches Papyrology at the University of Naples "Federico II", is a member of the Comité International of the Association Internationale de Papyrologues and of the Scientific Council of the Papyrological Institute «G. Vitelli». She is also a member of the scientific committees of the magazines «Aegyptus» and «Analecta Papyrologica». She is participates in the organization of the Papyrology Seminars in Florence. She has published papyri and ostraca from the main Italian and foreign collections. Her interests lie in the increase in primary historical sources through the edition of unpublished materials, the investigation of certain aspects of the Roman administration of Egypt and in the palaeography of the Greek papyrus.
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Book Title

Papiri della Società Italiana. Vol. XVI

Book Subtitle

Volume sedicesimo (PSI XVI)

Editors

Guido Bastianini, Francesca Maltomini, Gabriella Messeri

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434

Publication Year

2013

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© 2013 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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Edizioni dell’Istituto Papirologico «G. Vitelli»

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2533-2414

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2612-7997

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