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- n. A student of papyrology - the study of ancient writings on papyrus.
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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.
José O'Callaghan, S.J., a Spanish papyrologist, declared that the words on 7Q5 were from the Gospel of St. Mark: 6:52-53.
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.
By the time the renowned Swiss papyrologist Rodolphe Kasser got hold of it in 2001, it was in a heartbreaking condition.
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.