Greetings to Sava

Propero vale mea Sava
fac me ames

Translation: I am hastening. Farewell, my sweetie(?). See to it that you love me.
Findspot: Pompeii, Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
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Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (4)
v. 1: PROPERO abest (1)-(3), PROPERO, alia cuspide exaratum, fortasse alienum (10).
v. 1: VALE MESALA (1)
SAVA pro SVAVA? in indicibus cognominum, p. 753 (4)
SAVA ut cognomen (5)-(7)(9), fortasse Celticum (6); aut, aliter, ex SAVIARI vel SAVIVM ut vox blanda (8)(11)
v. 1: P prior alta est 10,5 cm; O altera 7,5; V prior 8,0 (4)
v. 2: F alta est 8,0 cm (4)
Prope EDR167706, EDR167707, EDR167774, EDR167775, EDR167858
Bibliography: C. Wordsworth, Inscriptiones Pompeianae; or Specimens and Facsimilies of Ancient Inscriptions Discovered on the Walls of Buildings at Pompeii, London 1837, p. 22 (1)
R. Garrucci, Graffiti de Pompéi. Inscriptions et Gravures Tracées au Stylet Recueillies et Interprétées, Paris 1856, p. 89, tav. XXVI 48, con apografo (2)
Jahrb. Ver. Altertum, 13, 1848, p. 110 (O. Jahn) (3)
CIL 04, 02414 (4)
H. Geist and W. Krenkel, Pompeianische Wandinschriften (2 ed.), Munich 1960, p. 54, nr. 22 (5)
Neuphilol. Mitt., 66, 1965, p. 459 (I. Kajanto) (6)
A. Varone, Erotica Pompeiana: Love Inscriptions on the Walls of Pompeii, Rome 2002, p. 40 (7)
Latin vulgaire - Latin tardif VIII. Actes du VIIIe colloque international sur le latin vulgaire et tardif. Oxford, 6-9 septembre 2006, Hildesheim 2008, p. 66 (H. Solin) (8)
V. Hunink, Glücklich ist dieser Ort! 1000 Graffiti aus Pompeji, Stuttgart 2011, p. 274, nr. 806 (9)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in C.I.L. vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 420, con foto (10)
Veikko Väänänen, latiniste et romaniste: un bilan, Helsinki 2012, p. 39 (H. Solin) (11)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR161742 (12)
Link to EDR: #EDR161742
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR161742, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR161742> [accessed: 16 Oct 2019]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Kyle Helms

Last Revision: 2018-07-06

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