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    DescriptionEpigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can be used. It outlines the limitations as well as the advantages of the different types of evidence covered. Epigraphic Evidence includes a general introduction, a guide to the arrangement of the standard corpora inscriptions and individual chapters on local languages and native cultures, epitaphs and the ancient economy amongst others.


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    Title
    Epigraphic Evidence
    Subtitle
    Ancient History from Inscriptions
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John Bodel
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 474 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415116237
    ISBN 10: 0415116236
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    BIC subject category V2: HBA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    DC22: 938
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MEDITR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDA
    DC21: 411.7
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A18400000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: CN350 .E77 2001
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHA, NHC
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 September 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    '...essential. The beginner will gain a quick introduction, and the specialist will profit measurably... The world of Greek and Latin epigraphy gains much with the publication of this book.' - Michael Peachin, THES 'The book is a useful introduction to many of the problems that the historian must be aware of when dealing with epigraphic evidence.' - Classical Review