Graffito mentioning the men of the third legion

Tertian (:Tertiani) hic abitarut (:habitarunt) [+1?+]ITICES verpa v̲a̲(le)


Translation: The men of the third legion were here. (...incomprehensible series of letters...) Farewell, prick!
Findspot: Pompeii, Corridoio dei Teatri (VIII.7.20)
location metadata ➜
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (8), aliter (1)-(7). Contulerunt et emendaverunt Benefiel, DiBiasie-Sammons, Helms (AGP) a. 2019
v. 1: TERTIANIIICAbITARVTV̂RITCESVERPEV̂A (1).
TERTIANI IIC ABITANT CRESCES VERPA VA (2).
TERTIANI HIC (H)ABITANT CRESCES VERPA VA(LE) (3)-(5)(7).
TERTIAN HIC Marichal in schediis, ]ITICES VERPA VA (6)
v. 1: ad finem, litterae VA inter a. 1992 et 2019 evanuerunt; cf. imaginem phot. in (6)
Ante EDR167689
Pone
EDR168121, EDR161789, EDR166496
Supra
EDR161742, EDR167707
Hic
titulus obtegit titulum EDR161789, quare recentior est.
Bibliography: CIL 04, 02415 con apographo, Tab. XXXIX 11 (1), cfr. Add. p. 223 (2)
Class. Quart., 1943, 37, p. 110 (F. A. Todd) (3)
J. N. Adams, The Latin Sexual Vocabulary, London 1982, p. 12 (4)
V. Hunink, Gl├╝cklich ist dieser Ort! 1000 Graffiti aus Pompeji, Stuttgart 2011, p. 274, nr. 807 (5)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in C.I.L. vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. II, p. 420, con foto (6)
A. Spal, Poesie-Erotik-Witz, Berlin 2016, p. 148, n. 733 (7)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR161769 (8)
Link to EDR: #EDR161769
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR161769, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR161769> [accessed: 14 Oct 2019]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Kyle Helms

Last Revision: 2019-07-18

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