Greg Matthews on Update: Hobby Lobby vs. Dirk… Update: Hobby Lobby… on Hobby Lobby Inc. vs Dirk … Brent Nongbri on Hobby Lobby Inc. vs Dirk … Noname on Hobby Lobby Inc. vs Dirk … New Site for Posts o… on A New Project: The Early Histo…
© Brent Nongbri, 2017-2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without written permission from this site’s author is prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.
Category Archives: Voluminology
In discussions of the early codex, one often finds statements about the obvious technological superiority of the book with pages over the roll. Sometimes these claims will push further and say that rolls were not only relatively less easy to … Continue reading
In an earlier post, I raised some questions about the description of papyrus rolls. This generated some very helpful discussion in the comments. I now want to look at some of the ancient terminology for rolls. A good place to … Continue reading
When I was writing an earlier post that mentioned papyrus rolls, I realized that it was difficult to describe certain physical aspects of rolls. Here is what I wrote: “Normally when a papyrus roll was rolled up, the text was … Continue reading
When it comes to Sappho papyri, I’ve been reporting mostly bad news for the last couple years. I’m happy to have some good news now about a different papyrus of Sappho, one whose provenance and authenticity are not under any … Continue reading