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Latin inscriptions
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I. History of Finds (CT)

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A. Historical Overview (CT)

The fate of Latin inscriptions (LI) is quite basically determined by their respective inscriptional supports. They run the gamut from major buildings, which never completely perished owing to their sheer bulk, and whose inscriptions were omnipresent from Antiquity down to modern times (for instance the Mausoleum of Augustus at Rome, documented by Suet. Aug. 101, 4, the Mirabilia urbis Romae in the 12th…

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Schmidt, Peter Lebrecht, “Latin inscriptions”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1500640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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