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Graffiti in the Athenian Agora (Agora Picture Book #14) by Mabel Lang

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By Mabel Lang

"Return the stamnos to Philippa's brother Philip", "cheap wine", "Alkaios turns out appealing to Melis", "Of Tharrios i'm the cup" ... Like fragments of dialog, the hundreds of thousands of casual inscriptions scratched and painted on potsherds, tiles and different items provide us a different perception into the typical lifetime of the Athenian Agora. a few are marks of possession, or the notes of retailers, yet many are sexual innuendos, usually observed by way of photograph illustrations. utilizing her vast contextual wisdom, the writer indicates why those scraps of sentences have been written, and what they could let us know approximately one of many first greatly literate societies.

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