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Trilingual inscriptions
(757 words)

[German version]

I. General

Inscriptions in three languages on a single object that refer to the same facts exist in Antiquity, albeit rather rarely on the whole, ordered by official as well as private sponsors. The different versions were usually tailored to the cultural requirements and interests of the respective audiences so that their messages (and length) are not always completely congruous (cf…

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Neumann, Günter (Würzburg) and Renger, Johannes (Berlin), “Trilingual 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 15 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1220610>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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