Roman Inscriptions 1986-1990

Richard Gordon, Mary Beard, Joyce Reynolds, Charlotte Mary Roueche

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Abstract

This survey does not aim at completeness. It is a personal selection, on the one hand, of recent epigraphic work which is of significance and interest to an ancient historian, and, on the other hand, of those epigraphic ‘tools of the trade’ which are important for anyone trying to interpret an inscription. But we start with some more narrowly epigraphic topics.

If the death of Louis Robert and concern for the future of the Bulletin épigraphique overshadowed the last review, it is fitting that this should begin with the good news of the rebirth of the Bulletin, produced since 1987 by an international, although largely French, team of specialists and edited by Ph. Gauthier. The archicubal verve may be missing, but the coverage of the new version is good and adds usefully to that of the old.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-158
JournalJOURNAL OF ROMAN STUDIES
Volume83
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1993

Keywords

  • Epigraphy
  • Roman history

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