Constantine Simonides and papyrus fragments of Gemistus Pletho's Μαγικὰ λόγια τῶν ἀπὸ Ζωροάστρου μάγων

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Abstract

This article identifies the probable source for one of Constantine Simonides' papyrus forgeries 'discovered' in the Egyptological collection of Joseph Mayer in Liverpool. The papyrus forgery reproduces sections of Gemistus Pletho's fifteenth century collection of sayings attributed to Zoroaster.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)369–385
Number of pages17
JournalAnalecta Papyrologica
Volume31
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019

Keywords

  • Forgery
  • Constantine Simonides
  • Gemistus Pletho
  • papyrus

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