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The Herculaneum Papyri

How to find information in the PHerc collection

There are 7 ways to find information in this collection:

  • search for particular words
  • sort papyri by author
  • sort papyri by title
  • sort Bodleian folia by date
  • sort papyri by genre
  • sort papyri by number
  • sort Bodleian folia by number

You can search for particular words that appear in the text from the "search" page. This is the first page that comes up when you begin, and can be reached from other pages by pressing the search button.

You can sort papyri by author by pressing the authors a-z button. This brings up a list of papyri, sorted by author name.

You can sort papyri by title by pressing the titles a-z button. This brings up a list of titles in alphabetical order.

You can sort papyri by date by pressing the dates button. This brings up a list of Bodleian folia, sorted chronologically.

You can sort papyri by genre by pressing the genres button. This brings up a list of papyri, sorted by genre.

You can sort papyri by number by pressing the papyrus nos. button. This brings up a list of papyri, sorted by number.

You can sort Bodleian folia by number by pressing the Bodleian fol. nos. button. This brings up a list of Bodleian folia sorted by number.