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reading inscriptions

Postby chad » Tue Dec 14, 2004 3:47 am

hi, can anyone remember seeing decent readable greek inscription pics on the net. i've seen lots of pics of inscription/papyrus fragments, but i'm looking for whole clauses or longer on inscriptions, something you can actually read.

a while ago i put together this little powerpoint thing of the 1 readable inscription i found: alexander's dedication to athena... see 1st link here:

http://iliad.envy.nu

i know the powerpoint thing is pretty old and bad but the inscription is at least readable, and so i was wondering if there were other pics out there with as good/better quality for actually reading greek in the original. thanks :) :)
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Re: reading inscriptions

Postby mingshey » Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:49 am



I first saw the picture in C&P, A New Introduction to Greek, notorious for being too terse:
http://www.textkit.com/0_0674616006.html
Though the picture is omitted from the preview at amazon shop.

I've once posted Greek inscriptions site:
http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-foru ... .php?t=578

A lot of inscriptions press copied on thick papers.

I hope it helps.
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