Graffito in Greek

((:caput hominis))

Ἥσυχος
〈:nomen scriptum ad dexteram imaginis scariphatae〉


Translation: Ἥσυχος (Hesychus)
Description of Drawing (English): Head of a person
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. XVI, stria 15
Drawing Category: Human figures
Language: Greek
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae infra secundum (2); periit (3)-(4). Contulerunt et non invenerunt Sypniewski et Benefiel (AGP) a. 2019; lapsu tectorii periit.
Mensurae secundum (2)
Imago capitis, alt.: 7,5
Textus, lat.: 6,0; litt. alt.: 1-1,3
Nomen scriptum ad dexteram imaginis, quasi in semicirculo in spatio reliquo striae ante fasciolam.
Titulus descriptus sic: Un sorridente bustino giovanile in terza a sinistra (1), herma iuvenilis prospiciens quo subter nomen in semicirculum scriptum (2)
Hic titulus unicum exemplum nominis in litteris Graecis in Italia est. In litteris Latinis nomen ut Esichus (EDR148297, Puteoli), Esychus (EDR100292, Liternum), Hesycus (EDR101263, Roma), aut Hesychus (EDR108964, Herculaneum) scribitur. Nomen Hesychus apud Tabulas Pompeianas Sulpiciorum invenitur (EDR075458, EDR076977).
In
eadem columna EDR167567 et EDR127406 (stria 4); EDR167439, EDR167440, et EDR167441 (stria 6); EDR128776 (stria 7); EDR128777 et EDR167568 (stria 9)
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 248, nr. 46, con apografo (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08557 (2)
M. Langner, Antike Graffitizeichnungen: Motive, Gestaltung, und Bedeutung, Wiesbaden 2001, nr. 203 (Kopf) (3)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR127429 (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR127429
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR127429, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR127429> [accessed: 21 Apr 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributors: Holly Sypniewski, Vergil Par, Holly Sypniewski

Contributors: H. Sypniewski, H. Busby, C. Hartline, B. Wright, M. Yorio

Last Revision: 2020-06-11

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