For those used to working with inscriptional
and archaeological remains from the premodern period, the presence of textual evidence found in the second millennium may seem like a surfeit of riches.
Ullman argues that the interest in inscriptional
majuscules had appeared already in the writing of the "inventor" of humanist script, Poggio Bracciolini, between 1403 and 1408.
The second half of this discussion will focus on Browning's representation of Aurora's inscriptional
Hellenes bought, built, made, and sold stuff that provides material, inscriptional
, and iconographic evidence supplementary to textualizations of their periploi (circumnavigations) recording peripheral (to the Greeks!) peoples.
5 P 0 PVLVS The inscriptional
capitals of imperial Rome, attheir most imperious in the first and second cent ti ries AD, were the ultimate source of the earliest roman capitals, made in Venice toward the end of the fifteenth century.
(Ziolkowski 2002; Appendix VI, Inscriptional
"The Nuns at the Stupa: Inscriptional
Evidence for the Lives and Activities of Early Buddhist Nuns in India." In Women's Buddhism, Buddhism's Women, edited by Ellison Banks Findly, 17-36.
Ploss interprets the pervasiveness of this inscriptional
practice in both the middle ages and antiquity, not as a result of an oral perspective on writing, but as evidence for an unbroken epigraphic tradition extending from early Greece through the medieval period (despite admitting the existence of a large chronological gap between the inscriptional
evidence of both periods).
There is a great deal of archaeological and inscriptional
evidence for extensive building in the first century AD in the Cypriot urban centers of Paphos, Salamis, Kourion, Amathus, and Soloi.
Women are sometimes thought to have been segregated in first-century-CE Greece, but such inscriptional
evidence indicates otherwise; evidently there was opportunity for a woman to gain respect as a medical professional and work alongside men.
The study is quite interdisciplinary, drawing on literary, inscriptional
, and archaeological sources; and it will interest a wide, interdisciplinary audience of scholars.
Harland uses contemporary social-scientific models of identity theory, ethnic studies, and migration studies, and applies these models primarily to understudied inscriptional
evidence, in order to explore the social and ideological contexts in which early Christian groups first came into being.