CONTENTS. Preface v. Grammatical Abbreviations vii. Introduction ix. 1. Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum ix. 2. The Language of the Wall Inscriptions. An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum has 3 ratings and 1 review. Victor said: An excellent account of wall inscriptions. It. An introduction to wall inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum: [introduction, inscriptions with notes, historical commentary, vocabulary]. by Rex E Wallace.

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He continues with a representative sample of wall inscriptions from Pomp. From Pompeii and Herculaneum Paperback: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The illustrations are organized by categories. The examples show real Latin in real contexts. In summary, this excellent volume is a real service for Wallace provides the reader a superb glimpse of these two Roman cities as reflected on their walls.

Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6 Price: Digital Content Student Resources This edition is a representative selection of the various types of inscriptions, from political manifestos to gladiatorial announcements, found in the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Adn.

Andreas Gavrielatos is currently reading it Jun 08, Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Wallace is also reliable in historical notes, though he seems not to realize that annual magistracies in Pompeii ran from July 1, rather than January 1, as can be shown from Caecilius’ wax tablets so a set of games announced in February his no.

The examples show real Latin in real contexts.

Want to Read saving…. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Showing all editions for ‘An introduction to wall inscriptions from Pompeii and Introdyction. This list shows the grammar I wanted the students to review in the inscriptions: We have almost no information from Herculaneum on candidates for political office xi.


Some used verbs in 3rd person, all in present with one perfect docuit.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Spontaneous introductiom unauthorized graffiti more than 5, examples survive appeared both on public and private buildings. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

An introduciton to wall inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum: Inscriptions, particularly graffiti, were often written by less educated members of society, and as such provide a rare glimpse of common Latin.

Repetition is part of the style and structure. The most common type of dipinti were programmata, electoral announcements, of which have survived, giving the names of well over candidates and the political offices for which they ran x.

An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum

Wallace offers several opportunities for teachers use in the classroom, at any level, for a variety of courses: Some of the miscellaneous entries I.

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He reminds us ijtroduction Latin was an everyday language, full of variations in spellings, even when the graffiti is a quotation from Ovid or Virgil, and colloquialisms. Wallace’s An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum contains within a small volume, a nice introduction and well-chosen selection of the graffiti, electoral announcements and wall advertisements of the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

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Send your friend a link to this product. The book contains a full vocabulary list though this does not really do justice to some colloquialisms. Baskintm frlm it as to-read Jan 25, The book contains different illustrations, 24 of which are reproduced as facsimiles as well. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The book is written for the intermediate college or advanced high school levels and provides a useful glimpse into both the daily life of the Romans and the colloquial use Latin by the incsriptions known half of Roman society. The entry number For review at the beginning of the second semester of my college elementary Latin class, I selected nine inscriptions, all of them using vocabulary herculneum students would recognize and using case endings from the first three declensions.


Ijscriptions short phrases with nouns, prepositional phrases, and few verbs, or verbs in short phrases or sentences, allows for accessibility. The teacher would probably want to put an example on an overhead for the class, in order to point out the abbreviations, typical structure and style, variations in forms loss of –m ending, orthographic changes inscriptoins vowelsand then demonstrate a reading or interpretation, and follow with elaboration on the cultural interest. Students will be able to recognize vocabulary oro, vos, vir, cupit, cum, optimos, signi sunt, sum, facit, panem, iuvenem, civem, bonum, universi, ille, et, te, suos, ex, sententia, rei publicae, in vita, quicquam, gloria, debet, e.

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Knowing the language is not necessary in order to understand the topics addressed, or even the linguistic changes. We also have edicta munerum, announcements of gladiatorial contests xv. The teacher may wish to use illustrations of particular grammar points: For it is on these ancient walls rather then in Cicero or Pliny that we can see the Roman day to day world.

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