Primary sources in classics offer their own problems for the scholar citing them. For citation of ancient texts, consult the classics-oriented web pages given below and pay attention to your texts and course readings. Three points in particular are worth keeping in mind:
Adapted from the Dept. of Classics, Queen's University
The University of Michigan has a nice site, Learning about Papyrology, that contains links to a variety of resources for beginning students to learn about papyrology.
It also includes a Glossary of Papyrological Terms:
Some of the terms used by papyrologists can be obscure, and since many of them are Greek or Latin terms, they can be difficult to remember. If you are in doubt about the meaning or usage of a particular term, hopefully you will find it here. This listing is by no means complete, but covers some of the more common terms which may be foreign to beginners.
The following list of definitions is taken from William A. Johnson's work, Bookrolls and Scribes in Oxyrhynchus.
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