Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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Epigraphy is the study of texts written on hard material, such as stone or bronze and other durable objects. In ancient Greece, inscriptions were always characterized by a high degree of regional variability and particular preferences in epigraphic styles. This entry surveys the role of written documents in Greek society, the development of alphabetic signs,…

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Silvia Ferrara, “Epigraphy”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000122>
First published online: 2013

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