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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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In the Heart of the Fringe

Katherine Blouin.

in Triangular Landscapes

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History. 12884 words.

The Nile Delta is an area rich in environments that are structurally marginal from the point of view of agrarian production: semi-arid and arid zones, lakes, marshes, and lagoons with...

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papyrology, Greek

H. Maehler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Greek and Roman Law; Classical Literature; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 1919 words.

Papyrus, manufactured in Egypt since c.3000 bce from a marsh plant, Cyperus papyrus (see books, greek and roman), was the most widely used writing material in the Graeco-Roman world. The object of...

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