I Am a Scribe Who Writes Letters, and My Writing Gives Me Power: Variations on a Theme in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East
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CitationNagy, Gregory. 2020. I Am a Scribe Who Writes Letters, and My Writing Gives Me Power: Variations on a Theme in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East. Classical Inquiries. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:Classical_Inquiries.
AbstractThere is a story about a scribe who succeeded in seizing political power, at least for a while, precisely because he was a scribe. And this scribe could not have had even such a limited degree of success if he had not been a scribe. His name was Maiandrios son of Maiandrios, and his story is told by Herodotus, so-called father of history.
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