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Guardians of Letters: Literacy, Power, and the Transmitters of Early Christian Literature Kim Haines-Eitzen

Guardians of Letters: Literacy, Power, and the Transmitters of Early Christian Literature

Kim Haines-Eitzen

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ISBN : 9780195135640
Hardcover
224 pages
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Who were the scribes that copied early Christian literature during the second and third centuries? What roles did they play in the reproduction and dissemination of these writings? To answer these questions, this study utilizes evidence from earlyMoreWho were the scribes that copied early Christian literature during the second and third centuries? What roles did they play in the reproduction and dissemination of these writings? To answer these questions, this study utilizes evidence from early Christian literature and the earliest Christian papyri--including their form, physical features, and textual characteristics.