Ny pop Ancient Libraries by Jason Konig & Katerina Oikonomopoulou & Greg Woolf AVRMxf6l

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The circulation of books was the motor of classical civilization. However books were both expensive and rare and so libraries private and public royal and civic played key roles in articulating intellectual life. This collection written by an international team of scholars presents a fundamental reassessment of how ancient libraries came into being how they were organized and how they were used. Drawing on papyrology and archaeology and on accounts written by those who read and wrote