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Gábor Betegh provides the 1st systematic reconstruction and exam of the Derveni papyrus and analyzes its function within the highbrow milieu of its age. present in 1962 close to Thessaloniki one of the continues to be of a funeral pyre, it really is one of many earliest surviving Greek papyri and is a rfile of fundamental significance for figuring out non secular and philosophical advancements of the time of Socrates. The booklet will attraction strongly to classicists, philosophers and historians of faith.

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