Graffito

Successus textor amat coponiaes ancilla(m)
nomine Hiredem (:Iridem) quae quidem illum
non curat. 〈:vacat〉 sed ille rogat illa comiseretur (:commiseretur).
〈:vacat〉 scribit rivalis. vale.
Invidiose, quia rumperes (:rumperis) sedare (:sectari?) noli formonsiorem
et qui est homo pravessimus (:pravissimus) et bellus.


Findspot: Pompeii, Vicolo del Menandro (I.10.1-8)
Precise Location: I.10.3, facade
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (2)
Litteris minutis et cursivis scriptum est.
v. 5: SEDARE clare scriptum, ubi insectari aut secare expectares (1), SEDARE pro SECTARE (4), SEDARE pro SECTARI (5)
v. 6: PRAVESSIMUS pro PROBISSIMUS (5)
vv. 5-6: manus est similis sed versus in voce alterius scriptoris scribi videntur.
Bibliography: CIL 04, 08259 con apographo (1)
V. Väänänen, Le latin vulgaire des inscriptions pompéiennes, Berlin 1966, pp. 33-34, 100, 145, 182-183 (2)
Quad. Urb. Cult. Class. 48, 1985, p. 86 (P. Cugusi) (3)
A. Varone, Erotica Pompeiana, Roma 2002, p. 113-114 (4)
Latomus 63, 2004, pp. 615-630 (C. Deroux) (5)
Am. Journ. Arch. 114, 2010, p. 66-67 (R. Benefiel) (6)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR175589 (7)
Link to EDR: #EDR175589
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR175589, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR175589> [accessed: 29 Jan 2023]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Rebecca Benefiel

Last Revision: 2021-08-04

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