Dioscorus case study

The archive of Dioscorus of Aphrodito (6th c. A.D.) is the richest papyrus archive of the Byzantine period. Gathering more than 700 texts of various content, it provides a unique opportunity to study day-to-day cursive writing and literacy in the microcosm of an Egyptian village.

From the Dioscorus archive was selected a dataset specially tailored for the task of Writer Identification, see GRK-Papyri