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By Charles H. Cosgrove

during this publication, Charles Cosgrove undertakes a accomplished exam of Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1786, an historic Greek Christian hymn relationship to the past due 3rd century that provides the main old surviving instance of a notated Christian melody. the writer analyzes the textual content and song of the hymn, situating it within the context of the Greek literary and hymnic culture, historic Greek tune, early Christian liturgy and devotion, and the social surroundings of Oxyrhynchus circa three hundred C.E. The extensive sweep of the observation touches the pursuits of classical philologists, experts in historic Greek song, church historians, and scholars of church track history.

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