Classics – Master’s Degree 2014
Roman Epigraphy
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 1
Recommended Semester: 1
ECTS Credits Allocated: 6.00
Pre-requisites: Passed exams in the subjects of Roman History, Latin, Latin Epigraphy (undergraduate studies). Knowledge of Ancient Greek is desirable.

Course objectives: Orienting students to understand, comment on and critically analyze epigraphical sources from roman history.

Course description: Reading and interpreting epigraphical texts that are representative of particular aspects of roman political, institutional, social and cultural history.

Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to independently work with epigraphical sources from roman history at a masters and doctorate level.

  • J.-M. Lassère, Manuel d’épigraphie romaine, Paris 2005.
  • I. Calabi Limentani, Epigrafia latina, Milano 1968.
  • R. Cagnat, Cours d’épigraphie latine, Paris 1914.
  • A. Degrassi, Inscriptiones Latinae liberae rei publicae I-II, Firenze 1957-1963. (ILLRP)
  • H. Dessau, Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae, Berlin 1892-1916. (ILS)
  • E. Diel, Inscriptiones Latinae Christianae Veteres, Berlin-Dublin-Zürich 1925-1967.(ILCV)
  • Carmina Latina epigraphica, I-II, izd. F. Bücheler, Lipsiae 1895-1897. III. Supplementum, izd. E. Lommatzsch, 1926.(CLE)
  • I.B. De Rossi, Inscriptiones christianae urbis Romae septimo saeculo antiquiores I-III, Romae 1857-1915. (ICVR); A. Silvagni et alii, Inscriptiones christianae urbis Romae. Nova series. Romae 1922-
  • J.S. and A.E. Gordon, Album of Dated Latin Inscriptions, Los Angeles 1958-1965.
  • L. Robert, Épigraphie, u: L’histoire et ses méthodes, Paris 1961, 453-497 (Encyclopédie de la Pléiade)
  • V. Ehrenberg, A.H.M. Jones, Documents illustrating the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius, Oxford 21955.
  • E.M. Smallwood, Documents illustrating the principates of Gaius, Claudius and Nero, Cambridge 1967. (Bristol 1984).
  • M. McCrum, A.G. Woodhead, Select documents of the principates of the Flavian Emperors including the year of revolution A.D. 68-69, Cambridge 1961.
  • E.M. Smallwood, Documents illustrating the principates of Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian, Cambridge 1966.
  • Roman Statutes. Ed. M.H. Crawford et alii. London 1996.
  • R. Cagnat et collaborateurs, Inscriptiones Graecae ad res Romanas pertinentes, I, III, IV, Paris 1906-1927. (IGRR)
  • R.K. Sherk, Roman documents from the Greek East. Senatus consulta and epistulae to the age of Augustus. Baltimore 1969.
  • J.H. Oliver, Greek Constitutions of Early Roman Emperors from Inscriptions and Papyri, Philadelphia 1989.