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By Charles H. Cosgrove

during this booklet, Charles Cosgrove undertakes a finished exam of Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1786, an historical Greek Christian hymn courting to the overdue 3rd century that gives the main historical surviving instance of a notated Christian melody. the writer analyzes the textual content and track of the hymn, situating it within the context of the Greek literary and hymnic culture, historic Greek song, early Christian liturgy and devotion, and the social surroundings of Oxyrhynchus circa three hundred C.E. The large sweep of the remark touches the pursuits of classical philologists, experts in historical Greek tune, church historians, and scholars of church song history.

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