Archives in the ancient world / Ernst Posner ; with a new introduction by James M. O'Toole.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Posner, Ernst.
Other Authors: O'Toole, James M., 1950-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : Society of American Archivists, 2003.
Series:Archival classics series.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the history of ancient archives : scope, limitations, and design
  • The clay tablet archivves
  • Pharaonic Egypt
  • Greece
  • Persia, Alexander the Great, and the Seleucid Empire
  • Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt
  • Republic Rome
  • Imperial Rome
  • Postlude : record-keeping in the Parthian and neo-Persian empires.