Reading Roman Inscriptions

Reading Roman Inscriptions There are hundreds of inscriptions to be found on Roman tombstones in museums throughout the country They tell us a great deal about the Romans in Britain However to save space the wording is full of

  • Title: Reading Roman Inscriptions
  • Author: John Rogan
  • ISBN: 9780752439525
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Paperback
  • There are hundreds of inscriptions to be found on Roman tombstones in museums throughout the country They tell us a great deal about the Romans in Britain However, to save space the wording is full of abbreviations and the meaning of the typical inscription is lost on the average museum visitor But fluency in Latin is not necessary to read inscriptions By learning a feThere are hundreds of inscriptions to be found on Roman tombstones in museums throughout the country They tell us a great deal about the Romans in Britain However, to save space the wording is full of abbreviations and the meaning of the typical inscription is lost on the average museum visitor But fluency in Latin is not necessary to read inscriptions By learning a few basic rules and formulae anyone can become proficient at reading the inscription and understanding what it tells us about Roman Britain.

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