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Warrants : some further considerations on their typology

ContributorsSchubert, Paulorcid
Published inBulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists, vol. 55, p. 253-274
Publication date2018

A reconsideration of the chronological development of the format of warrants, short notes ordering a subordinate to bring an individual before an official. The format was open to influences from other document types, such as petitions. Later, in the third century AD, a shift in the format may be linked to the changing format of private business notes.

  • Papyrus
  • Graeco-Roman Egypt
  • Warrants
  • Summons
  • Orders for arrest
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SCHUBERT, Paul. Warrants : some further considerations on their typology. In: Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists, 2018, vol. 55, p. 253–274. doi: 10.2143/BASP.55.0.3285021
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