Writing in Graeco-Roman Egypt

Page From a Papyrus Codex
The Letters of St. Paul
2nd Century AD

P.Mich.inv 6238

A papyrus codex was shaped much like a modern book; it consisted of several leaves, or pages, bound together. Often, as in this case, the pages were numbered at the top. On this page, the beginning of Paul's Letter to the Hebrews is visible; the beginning is marked by a horizontal line and the title of the new section.

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