Advanced Papyrological Information System

Alternative Titles
APIS
Description
APIS is a collections-based repository hosting information about and images of papyrological materials (e.g. papyri, ostraca, wood tablets, etc) located in collections around the world. It contains physical descriptions and bibliographic information about the papyri and other written materials, as well as digital images and English translations of many of these texts. When possible, links are also provided to the original language texts (e.g. through the Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri). The user can move back and forth among text, translation, bibliography, description, and image. With the specially-developed APIS Search System many different types of complex searches can be carried out. APIS includes both published and unpublished material.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
1st century BCE - 9th century CE
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9585
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects
Page maintained by Kathleen Folger
Last modified: 04/09/2013