A problem like Maria

further reflections on Christian onomastic practices

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This paper builds on previous work by G. H. R. Horsley. It examines possible reasons for the popularity of the name Maria in Greek papyri from the third-century Egypt, during the time of the Christianisation of Egypt.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-20
Number of pages4
Journal Buried History: the Journal of the Australian Institute of Archaeology
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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