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Latin epigraphy

John Edwin Sandys, Sir

Latin epigraphy

an introduction to the study of Latin inscriptions

by John Edwin Sandys, Sir

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inscriptions, Latin

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Edwin Sandys.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14948121M


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Latin epigraphy by John Edwin Sandys, Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first two chapters discuss Latin epigraphy and the issues surrounding its study (types of inscriptions, the use of epigraphy in society, production of inscriptions, etc.).

For someone not already well-acquainted with Roman history, society, or culture, this portion of the book may prove by: 9. Gordon's book is a very helpful guide for the latin epigrapher. It has numerous latin inscriptions and corresponding translations in english with extensive notes concerning certain problem points of the latin text.

The appendix has a very helpful guide to locating problem translations and Cited by:   About the Book. This is a much-needed textbook for students of epigraphy and an up-to-date reference work for scholars.

Central to the work are its photos. Professor Gordon presents Latin inscriptions arranged in chronological order and illustrated by the best available photographs.

Composed by one of the foremost experts in Latin epigraphy, this book begins with a fifty-page introduction that concisely covers many of the important issues pertaining to Latin inscriptions and then provides as case studies one hundred inscriptions with detailed commentaries.

Keppie, Lawrence. Understanding Roman inscriptions. Baltimore. The Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL) is a comprehensive collection of ancient Latin forms an authoritative source for documenting the surviving epigraphy of classical and personal inscriptions throw light on all aspects of Roman life and history.

Epigraphy, or the study of inscriptions, is critical for anyone seeking to understand the Roman world, whether they regard themselves as literary scholars, historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, religious scholars or work in a field that touches on the Roman world from c.

BCE to CE and beyond. The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy is the fullest collection of scholarship on the. The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy This book advances our understanding of the place of Latin inscrip-tions in the Roman world.

It enables readers, especially those new to the subject, to appreciate both the potential and the limitations of inscriptions as historical source material, by considering the diver.