L-ANT/03 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

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Learning Objectives

The course will provide students with the fundamental knowledge of Greek and Roman epigraphy in order to obtain a deeper understanding of ancient society in its political, social, economic and religious aspects.

Detailed Course Content

The Greek and Roman epigraphy in their historical development. During the lessons will be read and commented Greek inscriptions from the Archaic to Hellenistic period, and then Roman inscriptions, from VII century BC to Late Imperial period. Photocopies of the texts will be distributed and a Power Point will be uploaded.

Textbook Information

A. Geoffrey Woodhead, The Study of Greek Inscriptions, Cambridge, 1967, pp. 139.


- M. Guarducci, L’epigrafia greca dalle origini al tardo impero, Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato, Roma 1987, pp. 561.


- A. Buonopane, Manuale di epigrafia latina, Carrocci Editore, Roma 2009, pp. 309.


-A.E. Cooley, The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy, Cambridge N.Y. 2012, pp. 554.


-A.E. Gordon, Illustrated Introduction to Latin Epigraphy, Berkeley1984, pp. 264.

Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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