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Correlating Literary, Epigraphic, and Archaeological Sources  

Catherine Hezser

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2012
This article introduces the different types of source material for the study of Jewish daily life in Roman Palestine. These include the literary, epigraphic, and papyrological sources. The ... More

Epigraphy  

P. J. Rhodes

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Aug 2009
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Sep 2012
Many questions on classical antiquity turn on the approach to the primary evidence that, on the face it, provides the most direct contact with the ancients and grounds the claim to be able ... More

Epigraphy  

John Bodel

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
Epigraphy is traditionally defined as the study of inscriptions – a term, according to one authoritative opinion, that could properly be applied to any form of writing produced in a given ... More

Epigraphy and Communication  

Elizabeth A. Meyer

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2012
This article studies how epigraphy was used as a form of communication. Epigraphs were usually stone inscriptions, although some were occasionally found etched on clay, plaster, and ... More

Linear B  

Thomas G. Palaima

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
Unlike the other Bronze Age scripts in this tradition, Linear B has been deciphered—by British architect Michael Ventris. The Linear B texts, therefore, give us information about an ... More

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