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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Digital Content Student Resources This edition is a representative selection of the various types of inscriptions, from political manifestos to gladiatorial announcements, found in the ancient Inscriptione cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. 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.

As a teaching tool, Wallace’s book has a lot to offer.

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Wallace also includes some examples of early negative endorsements e. Students will be able to recognize vocabulary oro, vos, vir, cupit, cum, optimos, signi sunt, sum, facit, panem, iuvenem, civem, bonum, universi, ille, et, te, suos, ex, sententia, rei publicae, in vita, quicquam, gloria, debet, e.

Remember me on this computer. These inscriptions, painted and incised on the walls of public and private buildings, document aspects of daily life in the first century A. Paperbackpages. Harris’ Ancient Literacy attempted to discover how widespread literary was among the Greeks and Romans, what part the written word played in their lives, and why literacy reached only a certain extent and went no further.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Inscriptions, particularly graffiti, were often written by less educated members of society, and as such provide a rare glimpse of common Latin.

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Although Wallace does not say so, its aim was possibly to call attention to the fullers and their cry for human urine, used in their cleaning and dyeing processes. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Cancel Forgot your password? We also have edicta munerum, announcements of gladiatorial contests xv.

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Year 11 1 Language English. Bill marked it as to-read Jan 19, Books by Rex E. Be the first to submit a review on this product! Wallace’s An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum contains within a small volume, a nice introduction and well-chosen selection of the graffiti, electoral announcements and wall advertisements of the cities of Insxriptions and Herculaneum.


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Showing all editions for ‘An introduction to wall inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum’ Sort by: Jul 21, Victor Sonkin rated it really liked it Shelves: Baskintm marked it as to-read Jan 25, Xenia marked it as to-read Oct 09, The illustrations are organized by categories.

Although Wallace did not concern himself with the scholarly debate on literacy, lie has made much primary evidence more accessible to a wider audience including beginning Latinists so that the topic of literacy can continue to invite further lively debate. To ask other readers questions about An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneumplease sign up.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The reader craves a simple page number and accompanying item number in order to maneuver more easily through the volume. The dialect and changes in the language also show to the upper level reader how varieties of Latin developed.

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