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By Jason König,Katerina Oikonomopoulou,Greg Woolf

The flow of books was once the motor of classical civilization. yet books have been either dear and infrequent, and so libraries – inner most and public, royal and civic – performed key roles in articulating highbrow lifestyles. This assortment, written by way of a global workforce of students, offers a basic reassessment of ways old libraries got here into being, how they have been geared up and the way they have been used. Drawing on papyrology and archaeology, and on debts written by means of those that learn and wrote in them, it offers new study on examining cultures, on e-book gathering and at the origins of huge library structures. the various conventional tales informed approximately historic libraries are challenged. Few have been rather huge, immense, none have been designed as examine centres, and coffee conflagrations don't clarify the lack of such a lot old texts. however the important position of libraries in Greco-Roman tradition emerges extra truly than ever.

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