A Review of the Greek Inscriptions and Papyri Published in 1980-81 (#06 in New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity Series)
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This sixth volume of New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity reviews and reproduces a sample of Greek papyri and inscriptions which were first published or reissued in 1980 and 1981. The focus of attention has shifted somewhat from that of previous volumes in the series, with greater emphasis being placed on social history. The sixth volume selects documents illustrating family relations, slavery, the Roman administration and army, medicine and magic.^
This series, produced by the Ancient History Documentary Research Centre at Macquarie University, keeps New Testament and early church researchers abreast of emerging documentary evidence by reproducing and reviewing recently published Greek inscriptions and papyri that help illumine the context in which the Christian church developed.
Alanna Nobbs is professor of ancient history and co-director of the Ancient History Documentary Research Centre at Macquarie University.