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  • n. A student of papyrology - the study of ancient writings on papyrus.

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Examples

  • Swann Galleries auction of Early Printed Books & Manuscripts from the Inventory of the late Lawrence Feinberg, a papyrologist and specialist in ancient manuscripts turned antiquarian bookseller.

    2010 May 10 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • José O'Callaghan, S.J., a Spanish papyrologist, declared that the words on 7Q5 were from the Gospel of St. Mark: 6:52-53.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • News at Eleven: "The fire actually saved it, as the papyrus would have been rotted away by damp if not burned," Greek papyrologist expert George Karamanolis said.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • By the time the renowned Swiss papyrologist Rodolphe Kasser got hold of it in 2001, it was in a heartbreaking condition.

    The Betrayer's Gospel

  • A single Greek word, ginesthoi, or "make it so," written at the bottom of a Ptolemaic papyrus may have been written by the Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII herself, says Dutch papyrologist Peter van Minnen of the University of Groningen.

    Make It So! Sayeth Cleopatra

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