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Papyri, Ethics, and Economics: A Biography of P.Oxy. 15.1780 (P39). / Mazza, Roberta.

In: American Society of Papyrologists. Bulletin, Vol. 52, No. 2015, 01.11.2015, p. 113-142.

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Mazza, R 2015, 'Papyri, Ethics, and Economics: A Biography of P.Oxy. 15.1780 (P39)', American Society of Papyrologists. Bulletin, vol. 52, no. 2015, pp. 113-142.

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Mazza, R. (2015). Papyri, Ethics, and Economics: A Biography of P.Oxy. 15.1780 (P39). American Society of Papyrologists. Bulletin, 52(2015), 113-142.

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Mazza R. Papyri, Ethics, and Economics: A Biography of P.Oxy. 15.1780 (P39). American Society of Papyrologists. Bulletin. 2015 Nov 1;52(2015):113-142.

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Mazza, Roberta. / Papyri, Ethics, and Economics: A Biography of P.Oxy. 15.1780 (P39). In: American Society of Papyrologists. Bulletin. 2015 ; Vol. 52, No. 2015. pp. 113-142.

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