Article: A Layered Look Reveals Ancient Greek Texts

A Layered Look Reveals Ancient Greek Texts

by Felicia R Lee for NY Times Arts (Nov. 27, 2006)

“BALTIMORE — An ambitious international project to decipher 1,000-year-old moldy pages is yielding new clues about ancient Greece as seen through the eyes of Hyperides, an important Athenian orator and politician from the fourth century B.C. What is slowly coming to light, scholars say, represents the most significant discovery of Hyperides text since 1891, illuminating some fascinating, time-shrouded insights into Athenian law and social history.”

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