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Published: 24 August 2018

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780198804208

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Letters and Communities

Studies in the Socio-Political Dimensions of Ancient Epistolography

Edited by Paola Ceccarelli, Lutz Doering, Thorsten Fögen, and Ingo Gildenhard

  • Incorporates a range of original case studies, offering new insights into the socio-political dimensions of letter-writing in the ancient world across key cultural contexts
  • Utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to ancient epistolography, drawing on Jewish and Biblical studies, classics, and ancient history, and combining both literary and historical perspectives on this vital aspect of antiquity
  • Includes systematic translation of all primary sources in order to ensure accessibility to readers at all levels of familiarity with ancient languages

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