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George Milligan on the Greek Papyri

In this book, written specifically for those with no understanding of Greek, George Milligan explains the significance of the discovery of the Papyri for New Testament studies.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain work available for digitisation.

George Milligan [1860-1934], Here & There Among the Papyri. London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1923. Hbk. pp.180. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Select Bibliography
  1. The Greek papri: Their Character, Discovery and Publication
    • Interest of the Papyri
    • Papyrus as Writing Material
    • Papyrus Discoveries
    • Publication of Papyri
    • Classification of Papyri
  2. The Papyri and the Original New Testament Writings
    • New Testament Autographs
    • Letters and Epistles
    • Dictation
    • Method of Reading
    • Question of Structure
    • Papyrus Codex
  3. “Common” Greek and the New Testament
    • “New Testament Greek”
    • Various Explanations
    • Its Real Character
    • Anticipation of This View
    • New Gains
    • Literary Character of New Testament
  4. The Surroundings of the New Testament Writers
    • The Ordinary Men and Women of the Time
    • The Graeco-Roman World
    • The Census Papers
    • Family Life
    • Social Life
    • Taxation
    • Petitions
    • Sense of Bereavement
    • Sense of Sin
    • Questions in Temples
    • Magical Papyri
  5. Christian Documents on Papyrus
    • Christianity in Egypt
    • New Testament Texts
    • Non-Canonical Texts
    • Theological Works
    • Church Organisation
    • Libelli
    • Christian Letters
    • Questions in Churches
    • Amulets
  • Indexes
    1. Authors and Subjects
    2. New Testament References
    3. Greek Words

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