Graffito wishing Vitalio well

Vit
Vitalio baliat (:valeat?) car (:carus?) est.
Musicus


Translation: May Vitalio be well. He is dear. Musicus.
Findspot: Pompeii, Terme del Sarno (VIII.2.17-23)
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus et mensurae secundum (3).
v. 1: VII (2)
v. 2: BALIATOR IIST (2), CAR pro CAR(E) = QUARE (4), BALIAT scriptum est pro valeat. II pro littera E scriptum est.
v. 3: musicus non ut nomen sed adiectivum legitur (4).
Nomen Vitalio est notum Herculaneo (EDR154433) et Pompeiis (EDR146087).
Nomen Musicus est notum Herculaneo (EDR129306) et Pompeiis (EDR163530).
Locus inventionis in aedificio: in pariete sinistro portae membri χ (2), (4).
Fortasse Musicus de amico suo Vitalione scripsit?
Bibliography: Mitt. Deutsch. Arch. Inst.(Roemisch.), 5, 1890, p. 139 n. 5 (A. Mau) (1)
Not. Sc., 1893, p. 42 n. 1 (A. Sogliano) (2)
CIL 04, 04874 con apografo (3)
Latin vulgaire - latin tardif, VIII, Hildesheim 2008, p. 67 (H. Solin) (4)
Journ. of Cultural Heritage, 40, 2019, p. 253 (L. Bernardi et al.) (5)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR174880 (6)
Link to EDR: #EDR174880
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR174880, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR174880> [accessed: 16 Apr 2024]
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Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Matthew Panciera

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Last Revision: 2020-07-10

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