Musa Lapidaria: A Selection of Latin Verse Inscriptions

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Table of Contents

Bibliography and Abbreviations 1
Introduction 7
Textual Criticism and Presentation of Inscriptions 11
Dating of Inscriptions 19
Metre: Prosody, Metrical Forms (Dactylic, Iambic and Trochaic, Saturnian; Index of metres), Index of Metrical Features 22
I Republican Inscriptions
A Saturnian Inscriptions 34
B The Scipio Epitaphs 40
C Other Republican Inscriptions 44
II Imperial Inscriptions
A Emperors, Notables, Matters of State, Public Buildings 50
B Baths and Springs, Private Buildings, Works of Art, Furniture 66
C Poems with Literary, Educational and Philosophical Connections 78
D Inns, Travel and Tourism 88
E Erotic 92
F Municipal Politics and Institutions 104
G Games, Public Performances and Performers 112
H Trades and Professions 124
J Religion 132
K Epitaphs 158
L Epitaphs of Animals 194
Commentary 199
Places 411
Names 416
Soldiers, Officials and Administration 425
Dated Inscriptions 427
Religion 428
Death, Burial, Afterlife 432
Grammar and Style 433
Latin Words and Phrases 436
Literary Matters 439
General Index 441
Beginnings and First Lines 443
Concordances with CLE, CIL etc. 449
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