Brian’s presentation about Epigraphy: ATL Athenian Tribute Lists: at Athens epigraphical museum IG Inscriptiones Graecae: THE big Greek one SEG= Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum IC Inscriptiones Creticae SIG: Sylloge Insc. Graec. (pared down IG): big, but smaller than the big one CIL: THE big Latin epigraphy source AE= L’Annee Epigraphique (L. and J. Robert) ILS: Insc. Lat. Sylloge: by Dessau: a compendium of CIL: big, but still a selection AND HAS abbreviation list in back RMD= Roman Military Diplomas Horoi (boundary stones for property) Fouilles de Delphes Squeezes: now made out of latex, used to be paper Meiggs and Lewis: nice smaller: 5th /6th c.: buy for Brian? PJ Rhodes and R. Osborne: nice smaller Greek: from end of Pelop. war to Alexander (404 on) Tod’s Selection has been surpassed, but is worth having Keppie: Latin side: smaller one: Epigraphic Evidence by John Bodel is very good and short and works for beginners Series: Translated Documents of Greece and Rome Basic dichotomy: Public v. private Prose v. poetry Private: tombstones, religious dedications, Instruments (helmets, etc.) Curses, graffiti Public: Laws, treaties, economic Language & Style Lots of formulae Lettering is typologied and chronologized by scholars Dialects/morphology Carl Darling Buck’s book on Greek dialects is still good Greek Scholars: Boeckh, Dittenberger (SIG), L. and J Robert, Raubitschek Latin: Boeckh, T. Mommsen Famous Inscriptions: Nestor’s Cup (dactyls, found in west near Naples), Laudatio Turiae, Senatus Consultum de bacchanalibus Gortyn Law Code (hard to read doric, bustrophedon) inscription on leg of statue of Rameses II dating from 591 BC is perhaps earliest Greek prose insc.