By John Bodel, Nora Dimitrova
Historic records and their Contexts comprises the lawsuits of the 1st North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (San Antonio, Texas, 4-5 January 2011). It gathers seventeen papers provided through students from North the United States, Europe, and Australia on the first formal assembly of classical epigraphists subsidized by way of the yankee Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy. starting from technical discussions of epigraphic formulae and palaeography to huge attention of inscriptions as social files and visible files, the themes and methods represented mirror the diversity of the way that Greek and Latin inscriptions are studied in North the US this present day.
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1–3). His troops had reached the Academy and were threatening the city. This action of the Romans probably gained the Athenians a little time; but, no one pressed the campaign against Philip. 8–11). 2–3). Raids on the fields also came from Macedonian strongholds at Corinth through Megara and naval contingents from Chalcis threatened the shipping routes and the Attic coast. By autumn, again under siege, Athenian ambassadors met the Roman general P. Sulpicius Galba on his arrival on the 16 Tracy west coast of Greece at Apollonia in Epirus begging that he do something to relieve their city.
As for the lacking iota of Hermaphroditos, there is enough space for it both at the end of line 1 and at the beginning of line 2. Furthermore, I could ascertain that the base with the dedication must have been reused: all the faces of the block (except its base) were polished. This determined a lowering of the upper surface and a consequent reduction of the inscribed area; as a result, the first line of the inscription ended up running very close to the upper edge of the base, being also partly cut by it.
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