CONTENTS. Preface v. Grammatical Abbreviations vii. Introduction ix. 1. Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum ix. 2. The Language of the Wall Inscriptions. An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum has 3 ratings and 1 review. Victor said: An excellent account of wall inscriptions. It. An introduction to wall inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum: [introduction, inscriptions with notes, historical commentary, vocabulary]. by Rex E Wallace.

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An Introduction To Wall Inscriptions From Pompeii And Herculaneum – Rex E. Wallace

Ane inscriptions, painted and incised on the walls of public and private buildings, document aspects of daily life in the first century A. Though Wallace selects the most interesting texts from an historical point of view, these will be students of linguistics, rather than of Roman history, since the notes on the texts are largely philological. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Unfortunately, a somewhat dizzying set of numbers accompanies each entry. Description Reviews Other People Purchased Select All Clear All Save to: Showing of 2 reviews. Inscriptions, particularly graffiti, were often written by less educated members of society, and as such provide a rare glimpse of common Latin. Repetition is part of the style and structure.

The inscriptions dipinti and graffiti from Herculaneum.

An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A Caesar Workbook Price: Maria rated it it was amazing Dec 13, inscriptinos Knowing the language is not necessary in order to understand the topics addressed, or even the linguistic changes. Facsimile 19, for example, from unit II, 8. Jason Lamoreaux added it Sep 26, Those seeking an introduction introdiction the wall inscriptions of Pompeii and Herculaneum with full English translations should consult Alison E.


In a Latin class, the teacher can assign or allow students to select their own inscriptions on the insciptions of subject matter, names used, vocabulary, trom illustration of grammar. Some facsimiles of inscriptions are included, taken with due acknowledgement from the drawings in Corpus Wapl Latinarum IV, though without the measurements provided there.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The facsimiles especially bring the students closer to the Roman writer and the wall, by showing various styles, artistic flourishes, and the actual style of writing, not entirely legible until compared with the reproduction or with the help of the notes or teacher.

Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Learn more about Amazon Prime. A set of An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum in the classroom would allow for individual students to work on their own assigned piece.

Susan added it Feb 27, Would you like to tell intrroduction about a lower price? Showing all editions for ‘An introduction to lnscriptions inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum’ Sort by: The illustrations are organized by categories.

Bill marked it as to-read Jan 19, By presenting on an overhead some of the facsimiles or the reproduced illustrations, the teacher can explore linguistic or cultural topics, to enrich students acquaintance with the Romans about whom they are reading or studying.


Want to Read saving…. Lists with This Book. Andreas Gavrielatos is currently reading it Jun 08, Advanced Search Find a Library. The facsimiles at the back of the book were all carefully prepared by Mat Olkovikas, but poor quality print and paper often obscure the thin lines of the originals.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. One caution I would offer readers is that the referencing system is rather complex. In summary, this excellent volume is a real service for Wallace provides the reader a superb glimpse of froj two Roman cities as reflected on their walls.

Pompeii and Herculaneum, however, are still to be addressed. Several striking facts emerge from part one. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. When a dipinto or graffito is discussed in part I, it is very difficult to find the full entry in part II. Order by phone or by fax Special Offers: Inscriptions, particularly graffiti, were plmpeii written by less educated members of society, and as such provide a rare glimpse of common Latin.