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Latest University of Michigan Papyrus Collection Stories

2011-12-01 10:41:08

A University of Cincinnati-based journal devoted to research on papyri from Egypt sheds light on job training, prayer, dream interpretation and belief in magic in the ancient world.

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2011-07-27 09:30:00

Deciphering ancient papyri is like trying to read a doctor’s handwriting, and that’s what researchers are asking people to do.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.