Prayer

ic (:hic) abitamus (:habitamus)
felices
nos
dii
faciant


Translation: We live here. May the gods make us happy. (Or, May the gods grant that we live here happily.)
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. LXXV, stria 12
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1), mensurae secundum (4). Contulerunt Benefiel et Sypniewski (AGP); vestigia in tectorio abraso adhuc extant a. 2019.
v. 1: IC pro HIC sine aspiratione in aliis titulis Pompeianis invenitur, e.g. EDR127399 (col. 70, etiam in Campo).
v. 1: ABITAMUS pro HABITAMUS sine aspiratione.
Vide etiam CIL 04, 01321 (P. Comicius Restitutus cum fratre / ic stetit), 00538 (abeat), 02013 (abeto).
Idem verbum sine aspiratione (IC pro HIC) etiam in titulis in marmore aut in lapide videntur, e.g. EDR026268 (Rufus ic situs).
In eadem columna EDR127573 (stria 5), EDR127430 (stria 15)
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 277, nr. 215 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08670 (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL Vol. IV collecti sunt imagines, Roma 2012, vol. I, p. 157 con foto (3)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR128050 (4)
Link to EDR: #EDR128050
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR128050, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR128050> [accessed: 23 Jun 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributors: Holly Sypniewski, Amy Nizolek, Holly Sypniewski

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

Last Revision: 2020-03-13

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