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Understanding Roman inscriptions

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inscriptions, Latin.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-153) and index.

    StatementLawrence Keppie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCN510 .K46 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1541153M
    ISBN 100801843227
    LC Control Number91019853

    The book demonstrates that inscriptions provide valuable testimony about many aspects of Roman life, culture, and social relations. Chapters 5 ("Conveying a Message") and 7 ("Family and Household") are particularly useful for this project, especially .


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LAWRENCE KEPPIE, Understanding Roman Inscriptions, The Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore ) ISBN Other Readings and Texts JOHN BODEL, Epigraphic Evidence. Ancient History from Inscriptions, Routledge (London and New York ) ISBN (copies of readings from this book will be given to the students during classes).

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Foll Res Gestae Divi Augusti ( Deeds of the Divine Augustus) is the funerary inscription of the first Roman emperor, Augustus, giving a first-person record of his life and accomplishments. The Res Gestae is especially significant because it gives an insight into the image Augustus portrayed to the Roman people.

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“Teaching Latin from Inscriptions: The Roman Funerary Inscription Project in the College Classroom” Anne Leen, Furman University Introduction Today I will describe a project that teaches students to read and edit Roman inscriptions.

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