project . 2021 - 2024 . On going

LAREGRE

Latin Relics in a Greek Egypt
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 895634 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2019
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-GF Overall Budget: 251,003 EURFunder Contribution: 251,003 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    08 Feb 2021
    End Date
    07 Feb 2024
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Description
LAREGRE takes into account all documentary papyri from IV to VII AD Egypt, which contain passages in the Latin language, be they simple characters, words, phrases, or full texts (about 400 manuscripts). These documents will be investigated within the larger frame of Late Antique Egypt, the Late, and the Eastern Roman Empire. The core questions of this study are i) how the central government (first that of Rome, than that of Constantinople as the Empire fragmented) used the Latin language in the Egyptian provinces to enhance its power and authority; and ii) how people in Egypt reacted to the cultural and political decline of Rome, hitherto the centre of Roman pow...
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Description
LAREGRE takes into account all documentary papyri from IV to VII AD Egypt, which contain passages in the Latin language, be they simple characters, words, phrases, or full texts (about 400 manuscripts). These documents will be investigated within the larger frame of Late Antique Egypt, the Late, and the Eastern Roman Empire. The core questions of this study are i) how the central government (first that of Rome, than that of Constantinople as the Empire fragmented) used the Latin language in the Egyptian provinces to enhance its power and authority; and ii) how people in Egypt reacted to the cultural and political decline of Rome, hitherto the centre of Roman pow...
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