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Schola et litterae - XV. Evolution of Latin Characters. Roman writing equipment from Verulamium (St Albans). Only the lamp & tablet are modern replicas. #RomanBritain. A is for … the Ancient Roman Alphabet! A is for … the Ancient Roman Alphabet!

A is for … the Ancient Roman Alphabet!

Ever wondered what Latin sounded like? Here is how Martianus Capella, a writer of the early fifth century A. D., describes the phonetics of the Latin alphabet (De Nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii 3.261; cf. Gramm. VIII 307-8 K In the translation of W. We utter A with the mouth open, with a single suitable breath. Like this: Like Loading... Related Why Learn a Foreign Language? The following considerations were part of a paper presented at a British Academy Early Careers Regional Event: 'Linguistic Diversity and Cultural Identities in Europe: Oral Voices and Literary Languages (Eurotales: an Exhibiting and Museographical Experiment)' on 11 April 2014 in Reading (organised by Dr Nadia Cannata, hosted by Dr Paola… In "Education" Shedding Some Light on the Eclipse Exciting times for stargazers: there will be a solar eclipse on Friday, 20 March 2015, the first UK-wide almost-total solar eclipse, as it has been pointed out.

Papyrus et parchemin dans l Antiquite greco romaine. 4. Palaeography - The Schoyen Collection. Palaeography, the study of the various types of old scripts and their development geographically and over time, is a vast field.

4. Palaeography - The Schoyen Collection

The collection of over 2000 examples is large to cover the Western scripts, comprising Europe, Near East and the Americas. The rest of the world has not been collected with palaeography specifically in mind, but are nevertheless represented in examples elsewhere in the special collections. The first section 4.1. The beginning of writing and the first alphabets, is, nevertheless, aimed at being a fairly coherent presentation world-wide. The following extensive presentation, with 165 examples, is supplemented by the 33 examples in collection 7 Music. Ecriture. La correspondance romaine - Civilisation romaine. La civilisation romaine est une civilisation d'écriture.

La correspondance romaine - Civilisation romaine

Pourtant écrire est réservé aux riches Romains. Il faut en effet non seulement avoir les moyens financiers pour acquérir le matériel nécessaire mais aussi avoir appris à lire et à écrire. Les Romains écrivent des lettres pour affaires ou bien pour communiquer avec leur famille ou leurs amis. Le matériel Pour écrire en ville, c'est à dire intra-muros, les Romains utilisent des tablettes de bois : les pugillares. Pour écrire sur ces tablettes, on utilise un stylet (stilus) ou un poinçon de corne ou de fer. Ancient Writing Materials. Vindolanda Tablet 118   Leaf No. 1 (front) Amo, Amas, Amat: Greco-Roman School Exercises – SARAH E. BOND. The first line of Euripides’ Bacchae reads: Although it was written by the playwright at the end of the 5th c.

Amo, Amas, Amat: Greco-Roman School Exercises – SARAH E. BOND

The oldest writing tablets & oldest witnesses of the #Greek language. #Cyprus, ca. 800 BC. A nice explanation of how to fold a love curse tablet from @JohnsHopkins . #antivalentines. A splendid papyrus codex from Duke (P.DUK.INV. 729) preserves a couple of Roman love spells. Technical and Scientific Analysis of the Curse Tablet. Recent research gives us insight into the curse tablet from a technical and scientific point of view.

Technical and Scientific Analysis of the Curse Tablet

How Was the Tablet Made? These drawings show three phases in the creation of a curse tablet: inscribing the text using a stylus on the lead sheet; rolling the text; "fixing" the curse (and the person to be cursed) with an iron nail. Images courtesy of Natasha Jones. Lead curse tablets were made by rolling out pieces of lead and inscribing it with a sharp pointed tool, generally a stylus. The lead would have been relatively soft and easy to inscribe. “In general, the tablets [at Hopkins] were rolled into cylindrical shape with the writing on the inside for protection against abrasion and for concealment from prying eyes; for, should the writing be injured in any way the formula would be of no effect, or, should human eyes read it, counter formulae might be composed or other means resorted to that might bring the evil of the formula back like a boomerang upon its author.”

Further Analysis. A splendid papyrus codex from Duke (P.DUK.INV. 729) preserves a couple of Roman love spells. Roman #ancientgraffito of a little boot in the hallway of The House of Menander, #Pompeii. Deux Séquences "L'écriture dans l'Antiquité" pour les 6èmes. Is that available as an e-book? David Saunders @GettyMuseum on deciphering the scroll. Boy reading a scroll, perhaps epic poetry: interior of an Attic cup, 470-450BC @GettyMuseum. Graffiti and public notices in Roman square capitals, Pompeii, 1920. Many were destroyed during World War II. L'aventure des écritures. Roman Cursive Lesson 01 Learn to write like an Ancient Roman letterforms from Ostia. Ancient Writing Materials: Wood. Ecriture romaine : François Prost. Pour le plaisir des yeux: la reproduction de l'inscription que j'ai montrée ce matin dans le petit livre de G.

Ecriture romaine : François Prost

Jean, L'écriture mémoire des hommes (Découvertes Gallimard, p. 65). Pour vous aider à déchiffrer le texte (que nous lirons ensemble bientôt) : "Romulus Martis filius urbem Romam condidit et regnauit annos duodequadraginta, isque primus dux, duce hostium Acrone rege Caeninensium interfecto, spolia opima Ioui Feretrio consecrauit, receptusque in deorum numerum Quirinus appellatus est. " Par ailleurs, je n'ai rien trouvé de mieux comme reproduction complète des Tables de Lyon (ou Tables Claudiennes) dont je vous ai parlé. Comme vous voyez, il n'en reste que deux panneaux (sur 4 à l'origine), mais remarquablement conservés. La reproduction de détail donne une idée de la qualité du travail. Voici une photo de détail du tout début de ce qui a été conservé de l'inscription, rédigée par le veuf de ladite Matrone (vous reconnaîtrez en gros le mot VXORIS = gén. sg. de uxor = épouse).

The original iPad: Diptych.