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The Cambridge manual of Latin epigraphy

Author: Alison E Cooley
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how Latin inscriptions were used in the Roman world and makes them accessible to modern students.
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Cooley, Alison.
Cambridge manual of Latin epigraphy.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012019056
(OCoLC)793497211
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison E Cooley
ISBN: 9781139568845 1139568841 9781139020442 1139020447 9781139570657 113957065X
OCLC Number: 812917505
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 531 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Epigraphic culture in the bay of Naples: Introduction --
Inscriptions and civic life --
Personal inscriptions --
Inscriptions and the economy: texts of production, distribution and ownership --
Inscriptions in art ; Epigraphic culture in the Roman world: Defining epigraphy --
Epigraphic categorization --
Epigraphy in society --
Monuments, not documents --
The emergence of Christian epigraphy --
The geography of epigraphy: a case-study of Tripolitania --
Urban epigraphy --
Epigraphy in the pre-desert interior --
The army camp at Bu Njem --
The life-cycle of inscriptions --
The production and design of inscriptions --
Language choice --
Reading and viewing inscriptions --
Afterlife of inscriptions ; A technical guide to Latin epigraphy --
Finding published inscriptions --
Guide to CIL and other corpora --
Major corpora of Christian inscriptions --
Reading an epigraphic publication --
How to use CIL --
Editorial conventions --
"History from square brackets" --
Abbreviations --
Working with stemmata --
Beyond the book: viewing and recording an inscription --
On site and in museums --
Forgeries --
Dating inscriptions --
Putting the pieces together ; Appendixes: Consular fasti, 298 BC-AD 541 --
Imperial titles, Augustus-Justinian.
Responsibility: Alison E. Cooley.

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