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Prayer to Venus

Fo̲rtunatus · amat · Ampl̲i̲a̲nda (:Ampl̲i̲a̲ndam).
Ianuarius · amat · Veneria (:Veneriam).
Rogamus · damna (:domina) · Venus
ut · nos · in · mente · h̲a̲bias (:habeas)
quod te · modo · introrgamus. (:interrogamus)


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Translation: Fortunatus loves Amplianda. Ianuarius loves Veneria. We ask mistress Venus that you keep us in mind (and also) that which we now ask of you.
Findspot: Herculaneum , Ramp (OutsideWalls.ow1)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (3), aliter (1)-(2); status litterarum a. 2016 (4)
Contulerunt et mensuras tituli totius prehenderunt Dillard, King, et Loar (HGP) a. 2016.
v. 1: PORTVNNVS (1), FORTVNATVS (3)
v. 5: INTRORGAMUS vel INTIRORGAMUS (2)
vv. 2-5: II scriptum pro littera E
Mensurae secundum (2)
v. 1: lat.: 11; litt. alt.: 0,3-1,3 (1)
v. 2: lat.: 11,5; litt. alt.: 0,3-0,7 (1)
v. 3: lat.: 9,5; litt. alt.: 0,3-0,9 (1)
v. 4: lat.: 9,5; litt. alt.: 0,3-1,0 (1)
v. 5: lat.: 11,5; litt. alt.: 0,3-0,7
HGP mensurae, alt.: 7,0
HGP mensurae, lat.: 11,7
Prope EDR140979, EDR154429, EDR154430, EDR154431, EDR154432, EDR154433, EDR154434, EDR140980, EDR140982, EDR140986, EDR154537
Bibliography: Rend. Ac. Arch. Nap., 33, 1958, p. 303, nr. 811, Tav. IV con apografo (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 10697 (2)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 513, con foto (3)
Link to EDR: #EDR140983
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR140983, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR140983> [accessed: 18 Dec 2018]
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Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Kyle Helms

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