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Date & Time

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
5:00 PM

Location

Other Location

Admission

Free

More Information

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-papyrological-greek-8-weeks-online-…

Contact

Oriental Institute - Public Education Office
773-702-9507

Description

$295 (non-members), $236 (members), $118 (Docents/volunteers), $74 (UChicago/Lab students)
Instructor, Ella Karev, NELC PhD student

This 8-week course aims to introduce participants to the study of documentary Greek papyri from Egypt and to offer training in editing them. The first four weeks will be dedicated to learning the basics of the Greek language and script, while the remainder of the class will focus on reading a selection of texts from the Oriental Institute and the University of Michigan papyrus collections. No prior knowledge of Greek is required!