Epigraphic Evidence: Ancient History from Inscriptions (Paperback)
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Short Description for Epigraphic Evidence This text aims to provide an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history by presenting a series of essays focused on a few central topics.
- Published: 01 August 2001
- Format: Paperback 272 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415116244 ISBN 10: 0415116244
- Sales rank: 493,032
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Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can be used. It outlines the limitations as well as the advantages of the different types of evidence covered. Epigraphic Evidence includes a general introduction, a guide to the arrangement of the standard corpora inscriptions and individual chapters on local languages and native cultures, epitaphs and the ancient economy amongst others.