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The birth of epigraphic culture in the western Mediterranean: Sicilian epigraphic culture in the later Hellenistic period

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Sicily has a vibrant and individual epigraphic culture from the Archaic period onwards. Using the data available from the I.Sicily project, this paper surveys the epigraphic culture of the island in order to contextualise and analyse epigraphic practice on the island in the Hellenistic period. The material is predominantly Greek in this period, with a minor presence of Punic, Oscan, and Latin. Analysis concentrates on lapidary epigraphy, but includes a discussion of bronze epigraphy and honor...

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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Classics Faculty; Ancient History & Classical Arch
Oxford college:
Merton College
Publisher:
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Publisher's website
Host title:
El nacimiento de las culturas epigráficas en el Occidente mediterráneo. Modelos romanos y desarrollos locales (II-I a.E.)
Publication date:
2018-12-21
Acceptance date:
2018-04-16
Pubs id:
pubs:836613
URN:
uri:901e49e2-9302-414f-9dea-208eadb27e23
UUID:
uuid:901e49e2-9302-414f-9dea-208eadb27e23
Local pid:
pubs:836613

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