Publications: Phoenico-Punic Epigraphy

Epigraphy by numbers: Latin and the epigraphic culture in Sicily

Author: Jonathan PRAG

In: A.E. Cooley (ed.), Becoming Roman, Writing Latin (JRA Suppl. 48), Portsmouth 2002, RI, 15-31.

This paper examines the epigraphic habit on the island of Sicily across antiquity (seventh century BC to seventh century AD), comparing the use of different languages, materials and categories of inscriptions over time and space across the island.

Keywords: Latin Epigraphy, Greek Epigraphy, Phoenico-Punic Epigraphy, Sicily