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Author Haines-Eitzen, Kim.

Title Guardians of letters : literacy, power, and the transmitters of early Christian literature / Kim Haines-Eitzen.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 212 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-210) and index.
Summary Who were the scribes who 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 uses evidence from early Christian literature and the earliest Christian papyri - including their form, physical features, and textual characteristics.
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Subject Christian literature, Early -- Latin authors -- History and criticism.
Transmission of texts -- Rome.
Scribes -- Rome.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Haines-Eitzen, Kim. Guardians of letters. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000 0195135644 (DLC) 00021072 (OCoLC)43708442
ISBN 142376059X (electronic bk.)
9781423760597 (electronic bk.)
0195135644 (Cloth)