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Literacy And Power In The Ancient World

Pub Date : 1996-12-05 | Author : Alan K. Bowman | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521587360
ISBN 13 : 9780521587365

Was writing a revolutionary innovation, prompting or participating in social change, or a fundamentally repressive and disciplinary technology? The book consists of a series of stu..

Ancient Literacy

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : William V. HARRIS | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674033817
ISBN 13 : 9780674033818

W. V. Harris provides the first thorough exploration of the levels, types, and functions of literacy in the classical world, from the invention of the Greek alphabet about 800 B.C...

Writing And Power In The Roman World

Pub Date : 2017-10-31 | Author : Hella Eckardt | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781108418058
ISBN 13 : 1108418058

This book focuses on the material practice of ancient literacy through a contextual examination of Roman writing equipment...

Writing And Literacy In The World Of Ancient Israel

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Chris A. Rollston | Publisher : Society of Biblical Lit

ISBN 10 : 9781589831070
ISBN 13 : 1589831071

Ancient Northwest Semitic inscriptions from Israel, Phoenicia, Syria, Moab, Ammon, Edom, and Philistia enlighten and sharpen our vision of the Old Testament world in various ways. ..

Libraries In The Ancient World

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Lionel Casson | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300097212
ISBN 13 : 9780300097214

Telling the story of ancient libraries from their very beginnings, when "books" were clay tablets, a renowned classicist takes readers on a lively tour from the royal libraries of ..

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