Publisher description for Epigraphic evidence : ancient history from inscriptions / edited by John Bodel.

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Inscriptions are a rich source of information about ancient Greek and Roman culture. Yet the constantly increasing mass of available material, and the specialized conventions of epigraphic editing and publication, can make the study of these crucial documents intimidating for the non-specialist. This readable and fully-illustrated study thoroughly demystifies epigraphic evidence.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Inscriptions, Greek.
Inscriptions, Latin.
Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C. -- Sources.
Rome -- Civilization -- Sources.
Greece -- Antiquities.
Rome -- Antiquities.