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Klaas Worp

Professor emeritus of Papyrology

Prof.dr. K.A. Worp
+31 71 527 2171

Fields of interest

Greek papyrology 
Ancient History (in particular Chronology & Metrology) 
Greek Language & Literature 
Byzantine Studies 


The edition of unpublished Greek papyri, in particular the Greek texts coming to light in the Dakhleh Oasis (Western Desert of Egypt). Furthermore, prof. Worp is working on texts from the papyrus collection from Montserrat Abbey, Spain, and from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, USA. 

Curriculum Vitae

1972 - 2005 Assistant, later Associate Professor of Papyrology at the University of Amsterdam
2001 - ... Member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences
2002 - 2008 Extraordinary Professor of Papyrology at the University of Leiden

Professor dr. Klaas Worp retired from Leiden University in 2008, but remains active as professor emeritus.

Professor emeritus of Papyrology

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SMES Papyrologisch Instituut


No relevant ancillary activities

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