Graffito

Amat qui scribeṭ. (:scribit) Pedicatur qui leget. (:legit)
Qui opsultat (:opscultat), prurit. Paticus (:pathicus) est, q̣ui praete̲ṛit.
Ursi me comeḍant et ego verpạ, qui lego.


Findspot: Pompeii, Vicolo di Balbo (IX.2.13-16)
location metadata ➜
Precise Location: R of IX.2.16, Facade
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (1-2, 17)
v. 1: SCRIBET pro SCRIBIT; LEGET pro LEGIT
v. 2: OPSULTAT pro OPSCULTAT; PATICUS pro PATHICUS
v. 3: VERPA pro VERPAM (3), (19)
v. 1-3: II pro littera E scriptum.
v. 3: de sententia URSI ME COMEDANT, vide EDR153849, EDR153853, EDR159564.
Bibliography: CIL 04, 02360 (1), cfr. Add. p. 219 (2), p. 465 (3), p. 704 (4)
CLE 0075 (5)
Wien. Stud. 25, 1903 p. 266 (J. Stowasser) (6)
Hermes 66, 1931, p. 406-407 (A. E. Housman) (7)
M. Gigante, Civilità della forme letterarie nell'antica Pompei, Naples 1979, p. 221 (8)
J. N. Adams, The Latin Sexual Vocabulary, Baltimore 1990 p. 12-14, 123-24 (9)
A. Varone, Erotica Pompeiana: iscrizioni d'amore sui muri di Pompei, Rome 1994, p. 109, 129 (10)
E. Courtney, Musa Lapidaria: a selection of Latin verse inscriptions, Atlanta 1995, p. 92-93, nr. 79 (11)
Zeitschr. Pap. Ep. 121, 1998, p. 79 (R. Wachter) (12)
Arctos 38, 2004, p. 31 (P. Kruschwitz) (13)
Ancient Literacies: The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome, Oxford 2009, p. 293 (K. Milnor) (14)
C. Williams, C. Roman Homosexuality, Oxford 2010, p. 219 (15)
Zeitschr. Pap. Ep. 174, 2010, p. 211 nr. 10 (P. Kruschwitz) (16)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 425, con foto (17)
K. Milnor, Graffiti and the Literary Landscape of Roman Pompeii, Oxford 2014, pp. 74-77, 177, 241 (18)
A. Spal, Poesie-Erotik-Witz, Berlin 2016, pp. 167-174 (19)
Link to EDR: #EDR160078
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR160078, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR160078> [accessed: 21 Oct 2021]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

Last Revision: 2018-05-18

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