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Ancient Archives and Archival Traditions: Concepts of Record-Keeping in the Ancient World (Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents) by Maria Brosius
The Greek Theatre and Festivals: Documentary Studies (Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents) by Peter Wilson
Image to Interpretation: An Intelligent System to Aid Historians in Reading the Vindolanda Texts (Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents) by Melissa Terras
Inscriptions and their uses in Greek and Latin literature by Peter Liddel
Petitions, litigation, and social control in Roman Egypt by Benjamin Kelly
Spirits of the Dead: Roman Funerary Commemoration in Western Europe (Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents) by Maureen Carroll
The Use of Documents in Pharaonic Egypt (Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents) by Christopher Eyre

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