The Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri is a collection of rare ancient manuscripts. These documents were written on various forms of writing material including papyri, ostraca, and wood tablets. This collection is solely compiled of documentary papyri: personal letters, receipts, various political documents, and other correspondence.
The Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri gives you access to primary texts in Greek, Latin, Coptic, and several other languages. For more than a century, the discovery of papyri has revolutionized the study of the ancient languages, and shed new light on the history and culture of the ancient world. This database is the result of years of meticulous work to organize scattered materials, and the result is a vast database of documents.
This vital corpus of primary source material gives you unprecedented access to the ancient world. Read letters, receipts, political documents, correspondence, and more. Supplement your study with original source materials. Enrich your word studies by comparing word usage between New Testament texts and this collection of papyri.