Graffito mentioning a date

III non(as) M̂âi(as)
VII idus paeriit (:periit)


Translation: Three days before the Nones of May. Seven days before the Ides, he (it?) died.
Findspot: Herculaneum, Shop (InsulaOrientalisII.16)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (3)
v. 1: lat.: 17,8; litt. alt.: 3,2-11,0
v. 2: lat.: 20,2; litt. alt.: 0,8-6,7
v. 1: MAI in nexu; MAI[AS] (3) sed tectorium remanet et debet legi MAI(AS).
v. 2: PAERIIT pro PERIIT; II pro littera E scriptum
Contulerunt et mensuras prehenderunt Brewer, Handloser, Helms, Maddy, Nyhuis (HGP) a. 2016.
HGP mensurae, alt.: 21,4
HGP mensurae, lat.: 26,0
HGP mensurae, litt. alt.: 0,9 (v. 1, secunda I)-11,5 (v. 1, prima I)
Infra, in eodem pariete titulus apparetur in quo littera graeca Σ pro littera E scriptum est: FUGΣO TULLIA NIGRUM LUMΣN ABSTULIT[+]Σ VIVIUM (3). Ex nostra aetate est et legi debet FALSO TULLIA NIGRUM LUMEN ABSTULIT ΣVIVIA (4)-(5). (SVILIA, i.e. AILIVS retrograde, pro nomen Italicum Elio).
Bibliography: Helikon, 4, 1962, p. 304 (P. Ciprotti) - AE 1964 (1)
AE 1964, 0159 (2)
CIL 04, 10668 (3)
Riv. Stud. Pomp., 11, 2000, 278, fig. 1d (A. Varone) (4)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 507, con foto (5)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR154574 (6)
Link to EDR: #EDR154574
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR154574, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR154574> [accessed: 11 Nov 2019]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

Last Revision: 2017-11-18

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