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Epitaphs

Page history last edited by Thomas M Hayes 2 years, 11 months ago

 

Common abbreviations discovered so far:

 

     D  M _the the gods/shades of the dead  (Dis Manibus)  DOM

     

     L M--(this is  the) place of the monument (locus monumenti)  

 

     v, vi--lived (vixit)

 

     a, an, ann--years (annos)

 

     cum quo/qua==with whom

 

     dul, dulc==the sweetest (dulcissimo/ae)

 

     bene merenti well-deserving; merito

 

 

     h m n h s == This monument will not go to (my non-related) heir (hoc monumentum non heredem sequetur)   

 

     h s e == here ___ is placed  (hic situs/a est)

 

     sibi et suis == for him-/her-self and their posterity

 

     dies--days

 

          mens: months

          h: horae

     

 

     maritus == husband car, carissimo/ae: greatly beloved

 

     conjugi--to a spouse

 

     L f==son/daughter of Lucius--Luci filio/ae

 

     M f==son/daughter of Marcus--Marci filio/ae

 

     in f p, in fr p=across the front (i.e.. facing the road) ___feet (in fronte _____pedes)

 

     in ag p, in agr p=into the field (i.e. stretching back from the road) ___feet. (in agro ____ pedes)

 

June 29 The epitaphs we will look at this week can be downloaded here ROMAN EPITAPHS 1 and 2 liners 2020.doc

 

 

June 22

the decoration of graves-esp sarcophagi. A few more abbreviations from Aquileia

The epitaphs we will look at next week (June 29) can be downloaded hereROMAN EPITAPHS 1 and 2 liners 2020.doc

 

June 15

The full forms (no abbreviations) of the Epitaphs from Aquileia.  epitaphs EDR Aquileia         .doc

I hope to look at this as well: epitaphs for gladiators without French.doc 

 

 

June 8--for next time see how much you can decipher from the Epitaphs we started below (Aquileia), 

You could also download this, also I will show it so don't worry if you have difficulty: epitaphs for gladiators without French.doc

 

 

We will use this file in the workshop today, so download or print it if you can: Epitaphs Aquileia originals.doc

 

And you could read this just for fun: Trimalchio's grave.doc

 

Will be viewed in the session Roman tomb types.ppt 

 

epitaphs EDR Aquileia         .doc

 

June 1--we had an intro/discussion about all the places you would expect to encounter Roman writing, then watched this slide show with examples of many of those things

epigraphy p.p. 1.pptx

 

We also made a list of what we think might show up on a Roman tombstone:

     Dates

     name, family name

     family relation--father of, son of

     status

     religion, patronal god

     affiliation/brotherhood

     "loving . . ."

     military status/success

     political role(s)

     person who made the tombstone some kind of saying

 

 

If you get a chance, please print this for next time: Epitaphs Aquleia originals.doc

 

And you could read this just for fun: Trimalchio's grave.doc 

 

 

ROMAN EPITAPHS 1&2 liners, hidden trans.2020.doc


 

Capitoline Epigraphy power point.ppt

 

Stones to be read

 

1a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 296

1b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 295

1c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 294 

1d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 292

1e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 291

 

2a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 290

2b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 288

2c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 286

2d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 285

 

3a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 297 

3b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 284

3c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 283 

3d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 282

3e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 281

 

4a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 274

4b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 253 

4c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 252

4d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 251

4e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 248

 

5a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 276

5b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 73

5c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 70

5d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 69

5e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 67

 

6a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 64

6b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 58

6c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 57

6d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 287

6e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 277

 

7a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 275

7b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 272

7c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 268

7d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 266

7e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 265

 

8a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 261

8b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 260

8c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 259

8d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 254

8e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 247

 

9a Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 255

9b Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 271

9c Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 56

9d Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 312

9e Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 303

 

9g Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 300

9h Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 293

9i  Bologna, Museo Archeologico, epigraphy 289

 

 

6,   25 2,  5  26,   50,   7,     11     13,     27,41,   24,   43

 

 

1,   3,   6,   2540

 

  2  4   5  26   50

 

 7,     11     13,     27,41,     42

 

9,     12,     15     16,      30,      39

 

11,     17,      21,     23,     29,     34

 

18,     22,      24,     28,      33,       38,      43

 

Inscriptions Some Latin inscriptions, I Barrow, Greece & Rome , Feb 1934.doc  

 

epitaphs for gladiators and workers.doc

 

ROMAN EPITAPHS w vocab.doc

 

SCCC epitaphs project, March 2014.doc 

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