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Epigraphy: Bibliography

Introductory | Reference | Corpora | Production of inscriptions | Epigraphic habit | Language/Literacy | Funerary | Religion | Euergetism | State | Provincial | Sourcebooks |

This bibliography focuses upon books available in the university library.


Introductory

  • General

*Bodel, J., ed. (2001) Epigraphic evidence: ancient history from inscriptions (Routledge) [CN 340.E7]
*Millar, F. (1983) ‘Epigraphy’, in M.H. Crawford (ed.) Sources for Ancient History [DE 8.C7]
*Oliver, G.J. and Cooley, A.E. (2006) 'Inscriptions' in The Edinburgh Companion to ancient Greece and Rome, eds E. Bispham et al. (Edinburgh UP) [DE 59.E3]

  • Greek/Hellenistic

Cook, B.F. (1987) Greek Inscriptions (London) [CN 350.C6]
*McLean, B.H. (2002) An introduction to Greek epigraphy of the Hellenistic and Roman periods from Alexander the Great down to the reign of Constantine (323 B.C.-A.D. 337) (University of Michigan Press) [CN 350.M35]
Woodhead, A.G. (1981, 2nd edn) A study of Greek inscriptions (Cambridge) [CN 350.W6]

  • Latin/Roman

Bloch R. (1952) L'épigraphie latine (Paris) [CN 510.B5]
Bodel, J. (2010) ‘Epigraphy’, in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies, eds A. Barchiesi and W. Scheidel (Oxford University Press: Oxford) 106-22 [DG 209.O94]
Calabi Limentani I. (1968, 2nd edn)
Epigrafia latina (Milan-Varese) [CN 510.C2]
Cooley, A.E. (2012) The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy [CN 510.C665]
Gordon, A. (1983) An Illustrated Introduction to Latin Epigraphy [CN 510.G6]
Ireland, R. (1983) ‘Epigraphy’, in M. Henig (ed.) A Handbook of Roman Art. A Survey of the Visual Arts of the Roman World, 220-233 [N 5760.H3]
*Keppie, L. (1991) Understanding Roman Inscriptions (Johns Hopkins University Press) [CN 510.K3 + 2001 reissue]
Lassère, J-M. (2007, 2nd edn) Manuel d'épigraphie romaine (Paris) [CN 513.L37]
Meyer, E.A.(2011) ‘Epigraphy and communication’, in The Oxford Handbook of Social Relations in the Roman World, ed. M. Peachin (Oxford University Press: Oxford/ New York) 191-226 [DG78.O9]


Reference

Bérard, F. et al. (3rd edn 2000) Guide de l'épigraphiste (Paris) [ZCN 120.G8]


Main corpora

AE = Année Epigraphique [Arts Periodical: from 2000]
CIL = Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum [CN 520.C6]; CIL volumes have been scanned by the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften and are available here
EE = Ephemeris Epigraphica, supplement to CIL [CN 520.C6] 
IG = Inscriptiones Graecae [CN 360.I6]; some volumes are available online here
IGRRP = Inscriptiones Graecae ad Res Romanas Pertinentes [CN 360.I6]
ILLRP = Inscriptiones Latinae Liberae Reipublicae [CN 525.D3]
ILS = Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae [CN 521.D3]; digital edition online at Google books
InscrIt Inscriptiones Italiae [CN 530.I6]
SEG = Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum [Arts Periodical, vols 1-24]
SIG = Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum [CN 360.D4] - NB 3rd edn (1982)
Suppl. Italica = Supplementa Italica [Imagines - Latium Vetus; Vatican and Caelian antiquarium; Collections in Florence - Collezioni fiorentine: CN 520.C6]

Selections of Greek inscriptions:

ML = Meiggs, R. & D. Lewis A Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions to the end of the fifth century BC (revised edn) [DF 209.5.M3 - library only has 1st edition]
Rhodes, P. & Osborne, R.G. (2003) Greek historical inscriptions: 404-323 BC (with introduction, translations, and commentaries) [DF 231.A1] - this replaces Tod (1948)

By reign:

EJ = Ehrenberg, V. & A.H.M. Jones Documents illustrating the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius [DG 279.E4] - NB 2nd edn 1976 [see Braund 1985 below]
SW, Gaius = Smallwood, E.M. (1967) Documents illustrating the Principates of Gaius, Claudius, and Nero [DG 283.S6]
McC & W = McCrum, M. & A.G. Woodhead (1961) Select documents of the Principates of the Flavian Emperors [DG 286.M2]
SW, Nerva = Smallwood, E.M. (1966) Documents illustrating the Principates of Nerva, Trajan, and Hadrian [DG 292.S6]

 
Individual geographical areas/cities - some examples:

A&R = Reynolds, J. (1982) Aphrodisias and Rome (London) [DS 156.A6]
ALA = Roueché, C. Aphrodisias in Late Antiquity [online corpus]
IE = Die Inschriften von Ephesos [CN 415.E7]
IGSK/IK: =Inschriften griechischer Städte aus Kleinasien, Bonn 1972 (a good handful of volumes available) [CN.415]
ILA = Inscriptions latines de l'Algérie [CN 720.I6]

InsAph = Inscriptions of Aphrodisias [online corpus]

IRT = Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania [online corpus]
RIB2 = The Roman Inscriptions of Britain (2nd ed.) [CN 590.C6]
TabVind = The Vindolanda Writing Tablets [DA 147.V4]

By subject matter - some examples:

Epigrafia anfiteatrale dell'occidente romano - [CN 528.E65]
Roueché, C. (1993)
Performers and partisans at Aphrodisias : in the Roman and late Roman periods : a study based on inscriptions from the current excavations at Aphrodisias in Caria [DS 156.A6]
Sherk, R.K. (1969) Roman documents from the Greek East: Senatus consulta and Epistulae to the age of Augustus [DF 251.S4]

Quinquennial surveys of latest epigraphic discoveries:

JRS: 1960 (Reynolds); 1971 (Reynolds); 1976 (Reynolds), 1981 (Reynolds, Beard, Duncan-Jones, Roueche); 1986 (Reynolds, Beard, Roueche); 1993 (Gordon, Beard, Reynolds, Roueche); 1997 (Gordon, Beard, Reynolds, Roueche); 2003 (Gordon, Reynolds); 2007 (Cooley, Mitchell, Salway); 2012 (Cooley, Salway).


Production of inscriptions

Grasby, R. (1996) ‘A comparative study of five Latin inscriptions: measurement and making’, PBSR 64: 95-138
Grasby, R. (2002) 'Latin Inscriptions: studies in measurement and making' PBSR
Susini, G. (1973) The Roman Stonecutter [CN 510.S8]


Epigraphic habit

Beard, M. (1985) ‘Writing and ritual: a study of diversity and expansion in the Arval Acta,’ PBSR 53: 114-62
Corbier, M. (1987) ‘L’écriture dans l’espace public romain,’ in L’Urbs. Espace urbain et histoire (Ier siècle av. J.-C. - IIIe siècle ap. J.-C.), 27-60 [DG 63.U8]
MacMullen, R. (1982) The epigraphic habit in the Roman empire’, AJPh 103: 233-46
Mann, J.C. (1985) Epigraphic consciousness’, JRS 75: 204-06
Meyer, E.A. (1990)Explaining the epigraphic habit in the Roman Empire: the evidence of epitaphs’, JRS 80: 74-96
Saller, R.P. and Shaw, B.D. (1984) Tombstones and Roman family relations in the Principate: civilians, soldiers and slaves’, JRS 74: 124-56
Trout, D. E. (2009) ‘Inscribing identity: the Latin epigraphic habit in late antiquity’, in A Companion to Late Antiquity, ed. P. Rousseau (Chichester/Malden, MA), 170-186 [DE 86.C63]
Woolf, G. (1996) Monumental writing and the expansion of Roman society in the early empire’, JRS 86: 22-39


Language and Literacy

Language/ Bilingualism

Adams, J.N. (2003) Bilingualism and the Latin Language [PA 2057.A3]
Adams, J.N., Janse, M., Swain, S. (2002) Bilingualism in ancient society : language contact and the written text [PA 106.B4]

Literacy

Beard, M. et al. (1991) Literacy in the Roman World, Ann Arbor [DE 71.L4]
Bowman, A.K. and Woolf, G. (1994) eds, Literacy and Power in the Ancient World, Cambridge [PA 273.T4]
Cooley, A.E., ed. (2002) Becoming Roman, writing Latin?: literacy and epigraphy in the Roman west [CN 513.B3]
Harris, W.V. (1989) Ancient Literacy, Cambridge Mass. and London. [PA 273.H2]
Johnson, W.A. and H.N. Parker (2009) Ancient Literacies. The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome OUP [Z 1003.5.G8.A53]
Thomas, R.
(1989) Oral Tradition and Written Record in Classical Athens [PA 273.T4]
Thomas, R. (1992) Literacy and Orality in Ancient Greece (CUP) [PA 273.T4]
Thomas, R. (2009) 'Writing, reading, public and private "literacies"', in Johnson & Parker, eds Ancient Literacies pp13-45


Funerary inscriptions

  • General

*Bodel, J. (2001) ‘Epigraphy and the ancient historian’ in Bodel, ed. Epigraphic Evidence espec. pp.30ff [CN 340.E7]
*Oliver, G. ed. (2000) The Epigraphy of Death [DF 101.E65]

  • Greek/Hellenistic

Bradeen, D.W. (1974) Inscriptions: The Funerary Monuments (Athenian Agora 17)
Clairmont, C.W. (1970) Gravestone and Epigram: Greek Memorials from the Archaic and Classical Period [PA 3457.C5]
Cohen, A. and Rutter, J., eds (2007) Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy – espec. Part VI [*on order]
Cook, B.F. (1987) Greek Inscriptions [CN 350.C6]
Garland, R. (1985) The Greek Way of Death [DF 101.G2]
Golden, M. (1990) Children and Childhood in Classical Athens [DF 93.G6]
Hedrick, C.W. Jr. (1999) Democracy and the Athenian epigraphic habit’, Hesperia 68: 387-439
Humphreys, S. (1980) Family tombs and tomb cult in ancient Athens – tradition or traditionalism?JHS 100: 96-126
Kurtz, D. and Boardman, J. (1971) Greek Burial Customs [DF 101.K8]
McLean, B.H. (2002) An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods from Alexander the Great down to the Reign of Constantine ch.11 ‘Funerary inscriptions’ [CN350.M35]
Meyer, E. (1993) Epitaphs and citizenship in classical Athens’, JHS 113: 99-121
Morris, I. (1992) Death-ritual and social structure in antiquity, ch.5 [DE 61.D3]
Nielsen, T. et al. (1989) Athenian grave monuments and social class’, Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies 30: 411-20
Norton, R. (1897) Greek grave-reliefsHSCPhil 8: 41-102
Oliver, G. (2000) ‘Images of death: inscribed funerary monuments from fourth-century Athens to neo-classical England’, in A.E. Cooley, ed. The Afterlife of Inscriptions pp.125ff [CN 513.A3]
Oliver, G. ed. The Epigraphy of Death – espec. chapter by Stears [DF 101.E65]
Pomeroy, S. (1997) Families in Classical and Hellenistic Greece. Representations and Realities [DF 93.P6]
Strubbe, J. (1991) ‘Cursed be he that moves my bones’, in Magika Hiera: Ancient Greek Magic and Religion, eds C. Faraone & D. Obbink pp.33-59 [BF 1591.M2]
Tod, M. (1951) ‘Laudatory epithets in Greek epitaphs’, Annual of the British School at Athens 46: 182-90 [Arts Periodical]
Whitley, J. (1994) The monuments that stood before Marathon: tomb cult and hero cult in archaic Attica’, AJA 98: 213-30

  • Roman

Benelli, E. (2001) ‘The Romanization of Italy through the epigraphic record’, in Italy and the West. Comparative issues in Romanization, eds S. Keay and N. Terrenato (Oxbow Books) 7-16 [DG 276.I73]
Bradley, K. (1991) Discovering the Roman family [DG 91.B7]
Carroll, M. (2006) Spirits of the Dead: Roman funerary commemoration in Western Europe (OUP) [DG 103.C2]
Cohen, A. and Rutter, J., eds (2007) Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy – espec. Part VI [on order]
Cormack, S. (1997) ‘Funerary monuments and mortuary practice in Roman Asia Minor’ in S. Alcock, ed. The Early Roman Empire in the East pp.137-56 [DG 59.A2]
Curchin, L. (1983) Familial epithets in the epigraphy of Roman Britain’, Britannia 14: 255-56
Davies, G. (2007) The Ince Blundell Collection of Classical Sculpture. II. The Ash Chests and other Funerary Reliefs (Philipp von Zabern: Mainz am Rhein) [NB 87.B5]
Devijver, H. and Van Wonterghem, F. (1990) ‘The funerary monuments of equestrian offices of the Late Republic and Early Empire in Italy (50 BC-AD 100)’ Ancient Society 20: 59-98 [Arts Periodical]
Edmondson, J. (2002) ‘Writing Latin in the Roman province of Lusitania’, in Becoming Roman, Writing Latin? Literacy and Epigraphy in the Roman West, ed. A.E. Cooley (JRA Suppl. 48: Portsmouth RI) 41-60 [CN 513.B3]
Flory, M. (1984) Where women precede men: factors influencing the order of names in Roman epitaphs’, CJ 79: 216-24
Fuks, G. (1985) ‘Where have all the freedmen gone? On an anomaly in the Jewish grave’, Journal of Jewish Studies 36: 25-32 [Arts Periodical]
George, M. (2006) ‘Social identity and the dignity of work in freedmen’s reliefs’, in E. D’Ambra and G.P.R. Métraux, The Art of Citizens, Soldiers and Freedmen in the Roman World (BAR International Series 1526: Oxford) 19-29 [on order]
Helttula, A., ed. (2007) Le iscrizioni sepolcrali latine nell’Isola Sacra (Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae 30: Rome) [CN 535.I85]
Hope, V. (1997) Words and Pictures: the Interpretation of Romano-British Tombstones’ Britannia 28: 245-58
Hope, V. (1997) ‘Constructing Roman Identity: Funerary Monuments and Social Structure in the Roman World’ Mortality 2: 103-121 [online via library catalogue]
Hope, V. (1998) ‘Negotiating Identity and Status: the Gladiators of Roman Nîmes’ in J. Berry and R. Laurence (eds.), Cultural Identity in the Roman Empire (Routledge) 179-195 [DG 78.C8]
Hope, V. (2000) ‘Fighting for Identity: the Funerary Commemoration of Italian Gladiators’, in The Epigraphic Landscape of Roman Italy, ed. A.E. Cooley (BICS Suppl) [CN 530.E7]
Hope, V. (2003)Trophies and tombstones: commemorating the Roman soldier’ in R. Gilchrist (ed.) The Social Commemoration of Warfare. World Archaeology 35.1: 79-97
Hope, V. (2007) Death in Ancient Rome: A sourcebook (Routledge) [DG 103.H6]
Hope, V.M. (2007) ‘Age and the Roman army: the evidence of tombstones’, in Age and Ageing in the Roman Empire, eds Harlow and Laurence, 111-30 [DG 254.2.A44]
Hope, V. (2009)
Roman Death [on order]
Hopkins, K. (1966) On the probable age structure of the Roman population’, Population Studies 20: 245-64
Hopkins, K. (1983) Death and Renewal espec. chapter 4 [DG 103.H6]
Huskinson, J. (1996) Roman Children’s Sarcophagi: their Decoration and its Social Significance [NB 1810.H8]
Huskinson, J. (2007) ‘Growing up in Ravenna: evidence from the decoration of children’s sarcophagi’, in Age and Ageing in the Roman Empire, eds Harlow and Laurence, 55-80 [DG 254.2.A44]
Kertzer, D. and Saller, R. (1991) The family in Italy: from antiquity to the present [HC 8025.F2]
Koortbojian, M. (1996) In commemorationem mortuorum: text and image along the “Streets of tombs”’ in J. Elsner, ed. Art and Text in Roman Culture pp.210-34 [N 5760.A7]
Koortbojian, M. (1995) Myth, memory, and meaning on Roman sarcophagi [NB 1810.K6]
Lassère, J.-M. (2007, 2nd edn) Manuel d’épigraphie romaine vol. 1 pp.220ff [CN 513.L37]
Martin, D.B. (1996) The construction of the ancient family: methodological considerations’, JRS 86: 40-60
McDonnell, W.R. (1913) On the expectation of life in ancient Rome, and in the provinces of Hispania and Lusitania, and Africa’, Biometrika 9.3/4: 372-77
McLean, B.H. (2002) An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods from Alexander the Great down to the Reign of Constantine ch.11 ‘Funerary inscriptions’ [CN350.M35]
Meyer, E. (1990) Explaining the epigraphic habit in the Roman Empire: the evidence of epitaphs’, JRS 80: 74-96
Morris, I. (1992) Death-ritual and social structure in antiquity, ch.6 [DE 61.D3]
Mouritsen, H. (1997) ‘Mobility and social change in Italian towns during the principate’, in H. Parkins, ed. Roman Urbanism. Beyond the Consumer City pp.59-82 [DG 78.R6]
Mouritsen, H. (2005) Freedmen and decurions: epitaphs and social history in Imperial Italy’, JRS 95: 38-63
Oliver, G. ed. The Epigraphy of Death – espec. chapters by King, Vestergaard and Hope [DF 101.E65]
Parkin, T. (1992) Demography and Roman Society [DG 78.P2]
Pearce, J. et al (eds) (2000) Burial, society and context in the Roman world [DG 103.B8]
Rawson, B. (1966) Family life among the lower classes at Rome in the first two centuries of the Empire’, ClPhil 61: 71-83
Rawson, B. (1974) Roman concubinage and other de facto marriages’, TAPhA 104: 279-305
Rawson, B. (1997) “The Family” in the Ancient Mediterranean: past, present, future’, ZPE 117: 294-96
Rawson, B. (2003) Children and Childhood in Roman Italy, espec. ch.8 [DG 91.R2]
Rawson, B., ed. (1991) Marriage, divorce and children in ancient Rome – espec. chapter by Weaver [DG 19.M2]
Rawson, B. ed. (1997) The Roman Family in Italy: status, sentiment, space – espec. chapters by Weaver, Saller, Nielsen, Rawson/Huskinson
Revell, L. (2005) ‘The Roman life course: a view from the inscriptions’, European Journal of Archaeology 8: 43-63 [online via library catalogue]
Saller, R. (1987) Men’s age at marriage and its consequences in the Roman family’, ClPhil 82: 21-34
Saller, R. (2001) ‘The family and society’ in Bodel, ed. Epigraphic Evidence ch.4 [CN 340.E7]
Saller, R. and Shaw, B. (1984) Tombstones and family relations in the Principate: civilians, soldiers and slavesJRS 74: 124-56
Scheidel, W. (2007) ‘Epigraphy and demography: birth, marriage, family, and death’ [available online for downloading from Social Science Research Network]
Shaw, B. (1984) Latin funerary epigraphy and family life in the later Roman Empire’, Historia 33.4: 457-97
Shaw, B. (1987)
The age of Roman girls at marriage: some reconsiderations’, JRS 77: 30-46
Shaw, B. (1996) Seasons of death: aspects of mortality in Imperial Rome’, JRS 86: 100-38
Taylor, L.R. (1961) Freedmen and freeborn in the epitaphs of imperial Rome’, AJPhil 82: 113-32
Toynbee, J. (1971) Death and Burial in the Roman World [DG 103.T6]
Walker, S. (1985) Memorials to the Roman dead [DG 103.W2]
Woolf, G. (1996) Monumental writing and the expansion of Roman society in the early Empire’, JRS 86: 22-39

  • Jewish

Johnson, M.J. (1997) ‘Pagan-Christian Burial Practices of the Fourth Century: Shared Tombs?’ Journal of Early Christian Studies 5.1: 37-59 [online via library catalogue]
Kraemer, R. (1989) On the meaning of the term “Jew” in Greco-Roman inscriptions’, HThR 82.1: 35-53
Kraemer, R. (1991) Jewish tuna and Christian fish: identifying religious affiliation in epigraphic sources’, HThR 84.2: 141-62
Lassère, J.-M. (2007, 2nd edn) Manuel d’épigraphie romaine vol. 1 pp.264ff
Noy, D. (2007) ‘The life course of Jews in the Roman Empire’, in Age and Ageing in the Roman Empire, eds Harlow and Laurence, 81-94
Williams, M. (1992)
The Jewish community of Corycus – two more inscriptions’, ZPE 92: 248-52
Williams, M. (1994) The organization of Jewish burials in ancient Rome in the light of evidence from Palestine and the Diaspora’, ZPE 101: 165-82

  • Christian

Carroll, M. (2006) Spirits of the Dead. Roman Funerary Commemoration in Western Europe espec. chapter 10 [DG 103.C2]
Creaghan, J. & Raubitschek, A. (1947) Early Christian epitaphs from Athens’, Hesperia 16: 1-54
Guyon, J. (1974) ‘La vente des tombes à travers l’épigraphie de la Rome chrétienne (IIIe –VIIe siècles): le rôle des fossores, mansionarii, praepositi et prêtres’, MÉFRA 86: 549-96 [online]
Handley, M. (2001) ‘The origins of Christian commemoration in late antique Britain’, Early Medieval Europe 10.2: 177-99 [online via library catalogue]
Lassère, J.-M. (2007, 2nd edn) Manuel d’épigraphie romaine vol. 1 pp.272ff [CN 513.L37]
Shaw, B. (1996)Seasons of death: aspects of mortality in Imperial Rome’, JRS 86: 100-38
Tabernee, W. (2008) ‘Epigraphy’, in The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies, edd. S. A. Harvey and D. G. Hunter (Oxford), 120-139 [BR 160.O9]
Trout, D. E. (2009) ‘Inscribing identity: the Latin epigraphic habit in late antiquity’, in A Companion to Late Antiquity, ed. P. Rousseau (Chichester/Malden, MA), 170-186 [DE 86.C63]


Inscriptions and Religion

Beard, M. (1985) ‘Writing and ritual. A study of diversity and expansion in the Arval Acta’, PBSR 53: 114-62
Beard, M. (1987) ‘A complex of times: no more sheep on Romulus’ birthday’, PCPhilSoc 213: 1-15
Beard, M. (1991) ‘Ancient Literacy and the function of the written word in Roman religion’, in Literacy in the Roman World (JRA suppl. 3)
Bodel, J. (2001) ‘Epigraphy and the ancient historian’ in Bodel, ed. Epigraphic Evidence espec. 19-24
Bricault, L., ed. (2004) Isis en Occident espec. Le Bohec ‘Isis dans l’épigraphie de Maurétanie Tingitane’321-30
@Day, J.W. (1994) ‘Interactive Offerings: Early Greek Dedicatory Epigrams and Ritual’ HSCPhil 96: 37-74
Degrassi, A. (1963) Inscriptiones Italiae XIII, 2. Fasti anni Numani et Iuliani
Derks, T. (1998) Gods, Temples, and Ritual Practices. The Transformation of Religious Ideas and Values in Roman Gaul espec. chs 3, 5
Dignas, B. (2002) Economy of the Sacred in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor
Faraone, Christopher A. and Obbink Dirk (edd.) (1991) Magika Hiera: ancient Greek magic and religion
@Fox, W.S. (1912) ‘Submerged tabellae defixionum’, AJPhil 33: 301-10
Gager, John G. (ed) (1992) Curse tablets and binding spells from the ancient world
Graf, F. (1997) Magic in the Ancient World 
@Greenwell, W. (1881) ‘Votive armour and arms’, JHS 2: 65-82
Haensch, R. (2007) ‘Inscriptions as sources of knowledge for religions and cults in the Roman world of imperial times’, in A Companion to Roman Religion, ed. J. Rüpke (Malden MA) [BL 803.C66]
@Henrichs, A. (2003) ‘"Hieroi Logoi" and "Hierai Bibloi": The (Un)Written Margins of the Sacred in Ancient Greece’ HSCPhil 101: 207-66
Heintz, F. (1998) ‘Circus curses and their archaeological contexts’ JRA 11: 337-42
Jordan, D.R. (1985) ‘A survey of Greek defixiones not included in the special corpora’, GRBS 26: 151-97
@Jordan, D.R. (1994) ‘Inscribed lead tablets from the games in the Sanctuary of Poseidon’, Hesperia 63.1: 111-26
Keesling, C.M. (2003) The Votive Statues of the Athenian Acropolis 
Keesling, C.M. (2005) ‘Patrons of Athenian Votive Monuments of the Archaic and Classical Periods: Three Studies’, Hesperia 74.3: 395-426
Lassère, J.-M. (2007, 2nd edn) Manuel d’épigraphie romaine vol. 1 pp.291ff; 210-12, 426-27, 542-54, 410-16, 483; vol. II 880-89
@Lee-Stechum, P. (2006) ‘Dangerous reputations: charioteers and magic in fourth-century Rome’, G&R 53.2: 224ff
@Lupu, E. (2003) ‘Sacrifice at the Amphiareion and a Fragmentary Sacred Law from Oropos’, Hesperia 72.3: 321-40
McLean, B.H. (2002) An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods from Alexander the Great down to the Reign of Constantine 7.10-7.11, 7.16
Meyer, E.A. (2004) Legitimacy and Law in the Roman World. Tabulae in Roman Belief and Practice, Part One
Michels, A.K. (1967) The Calendar of the Roman Republic
@Nabers, N. (1966) 'Lead tabellae from Morgantina', AJA 70: 67-68
@Nabers, N. (1979) 'Lead tabellae from Morgantina', AJA 83.4: 463-64
Ogden, D. (1999) 'Binding spells: Curse tablets and voodoo dolls in the Greek and Roman worlds', in Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, ed. B. Ankarloo and S. Clarke, 1-90
Osborne, R. and Hornblower, S. (1994) Ritual, finance, politics: Athenian democratic accounts presented to David Lewis espec. intro by Osborne; chs by Matthaiou; Harris; Schachter
Petsalis-Diomidis, A. (2005) ‘The Body in Space: Visual Dynamics in Graeco-Roman Healing Pilgrimage’, in J. Elsner & I. Rutherford, eds, Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity. Seeing the Gods
Price, S.R.F. (1999) Religions of the Ancient Greeks 
@Revell, L. (2007) ‘Religion and ritual in the western provinces’, G&R 54: 210-28
Sauer, E. (1996) ‘An inscription from northern Italy, the Roman temple complex in Bath and Minerva as a healing goddess in Gallo-Roman religion’, OJA 15.1: 63-93
Scheid, J. (2003) An introduction to Roman Religion
Turcan, R. (1996) The Cults of the Roman Empire
Wilson, P. (2007) The Greek Theatre and Festivals – chs. 12-13 (Jordan, Wilson)


Euergetism?

  • Paul Veyne:

Veyne, P. (1990) Bread and Circuses: Historical Sociology and Political Pluralism
@Andreau, J., P. Schmitt, A. Schnapp (1978) ‘Paul Veyne et l’évergétisme’ Annales ESC 33.2: 307-25
@*Garnsey, P. (1991) ‘The generosity of Veyne’ JRS 81: 91-100
Lomas, K. & Cornell, T. (2002) ‘Bread and Circuses’: euergetism and municipal patronage in Roman Italy intro by Lomas & Cornell pp.1-11
Garnsey, P. & R. Saller (1987) The Roman Empire: Economy, Society and Culture

  • Building-inscriptions

@Blagg, T.F.C. (1990) ‘Architectural munificence in Britain: the evidence of inscriptions’, Britannia 21: 13-31
*Fagan, G. (1996) "The Reliability of Roman Rebuilding Inscriptions," PBSR 64: 81-93
*Pobjoy, M. (2000) ‘Building inscriptions in Republican Italy: euergetism, responsibility, and civic status’, in A.E. Cooley, ed. The Epigraphic Landscape of Roman Italy 77-92
Lomas, K. & Cornell, T. (2002) ‘Bread and Circuses’: euergetism and municipal patronage in Roman Italy chapters 2 (Lomas), 5 (Patterson)
*McLean, B.H. (2002) An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods from Alexander the Great down to the Reign of Constantine 7.12
*Patterson, J.R. (2006) Landscapes and Cities. Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy ch.2 [NB esp section ‘Epigraphy’ pp.119ff]
@Rogers, G. (1992) ‘The constructions of women at Ephesos’ ZPE 90: 215-23
*Thomas, E. & Witschel, C. (1992) ‘Constructing reconstruction: claim and reality of Roman rebuilding inscriptions from the Latin west’, PBSR 40: 135-78

  • Honorific inscriptions - decrees/ statues

van Bremen, R. (1996) The Limits of Participation. Women & Civic Life in the Greek East in the Hellenistic and Roman periods ch.6
Brilliant, R. (1963) Gesture and Rank in Roman Art: the use of gestures to denote status in Roman sculpture and coinage
D’Arms, J.H. (1988) ‘Pompeii and Rome in the Augustan age and beyond: the eminence of the gens Holconia’, in R.I. Curtis, ed. Studia Pompeiana et Classica in Honor of Wilhelmina Jashemski vol.1 51-74
Eck, W. (1984) ‘Senatorial self-representation: developments in the Augustan period’ in F. Millar & E. Segal, eds Caesar Augustus. Seven Aspects 129-67
Eilers, C. (2002) Roman Patrons of Greek Cities (OUP)
@Forbis, E. (1990) ‘Women’s public image in Italian honorary inscriptions’, AJPhil 111: 493-512
Gregory, A.P. (1994) ‘“Powerful images”: responses to portraits and the political uses of images in Rome’, JRA 7: 80-99
Hallett, C.H. (2005) The Roman Nude. Heroic Portrait Statuary 200 BC-AD 300 ch.4-7
*McLean, B.H. (2002) An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods from Alexander the Great down to the Reign of Constantine 7.02, 9*
Newby, Z. and Leader-Newby, R., eds (2007) Art and Inscriptions in the Ancient World, ch 8 (*J. Ma ‘Hellenistic honorific statues and their inscirptions’); ch 9 (J. Shear ‘Reusing statues, rewriting inscriptions & bestowing honours in Roman Athens’
van Nijf, O. (1999) ‘Athletics, festivals, and Greek identity in the Roman East’, PCPhS 56: 176-200
(2000) ‘Local heroes: athletics, festivals and elite self-fashioning in the Roman East’, in S. Goldhill, ed. Being Greek under Rome
(2000) ‘Inscriptions and civic memory in the Roman East’, in A.E. Cooley, ed. The Afterlife of Inscriptions 21-36
Nodelman, S. (1993) ‘How to read a Roman portrait’, in E. D’Ambra, ed. Roman Art in Context: An Anthology
Oliver, A. (1996) ‘Honors to Romans: bronze portraits’, in C.C. Mattusch et al., eds The Fire of Hephaistos: Large Classical Bronzes from North American Collections 138-60
Rose, C.B. (1997) ‘The imperial image in the eastern Mediterranean’, in S.E. Alcock, ed. The Early Roman Empire in the East 108-20
Scott, K. (1931) ‘The significance of statues in precious metals in emperor worship’, TAPhA 62: 101-23
@Smith, R.R.R. (1981) ‘Greeks, foreigners, and Roman Republican Portraits’, JRS 71: 24-378
@(1998) ‘Cultural choice and political identity in honorific portrait statues in the Greek East in the second century AD’, JRS 88: 56-93
@(1999) ‘Late antique portraits in a public context: honorific statuary at Aphrodisias in Caria, AD 300-600’, JRS 89: 155-89
Stewart, A. (1979) Attika: Studies in Athenian Sculpture of the Hellenistic Age
*Stewart, P. (2003) Statues in Roman Society ch.3-5
@Tanner, J.J. (2000) ‘Portraits, power, and patronage in the late Roman Republic’, JRS 90: 18-50
@Welsh, M.K. (1904/5) ‘Honorary statues in ancient Greece’, ABSA 11: 33-49

 

Inscriptions and the state

  • Classical Athens

Davies, J.K. (1978) Democracy and Classical Greece ch.4
@Davies, J.K. (1994) ‘Accounts and accountability in Classical Athens’, in Ritual, Finance, Politics: Athenian Democratic Accounts Presented to David Lewis eds Osborne, R. & Hornblower, S. (OUP) 201-12
Davies, J.K. (2003) ‘Greek archives: from record to monument’, in Ancient Archives and Archival Traditions. Concepts of Record-Keeping in the Ancient World, ed. M. Brosius (OUP) 323-43
@Harris, D. (1994) ‘Freedom of information and accountability: the inventory lists of the Parthenon’, in Ritual, Finance, Politics: Athenian Democratic Accounts Presented to David Lewis eds Osborne, R. & Hornblower, S. (OUP) 213-25
@Hedrick, C.W. , jr (1994) ‘Writing, reading, and democracy’, in Ritual, Finance, Politics: Athenian Democratic Accounts Presented to David Lewis eds Osborne, R. & Hornblower, S. (OUP) 157-74
Low, P. (2003) '98-111
@Rhodes, P.J. (2001) ‘Public documents in the Greek states: archives and inscriptions’ G&R 48.1: 33-44; 48.2: 136-53
Thomas, R. (1989) Oral Tradition and Written Record in Classical Athens (CUP) ch.1
Thomas, R. (1992) Literacy and Orality in Ancient Greece (CUP) ch.7
Thomas, R. (1994) ‘Literacy and the city-state in archaic and classical Greece’, in Literacy and Power in the Ancient World, eds. A.K. Bowman & G. Woolf (CUP) 33-50

  • Rome

Ando, C. (2000) Provincial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire
Cooley, A.E. (2000) ‘Inscribing history at Rome’, in The Afterlife of Inscriptions, ed. A.E. Cooley (BICS Supplement) 7-20
Cooley, A.E. (2007) ‘The publication of Roman official documents in the Greek East’ in K. Lomas, R.D. Whitehouse and J.B. Wilkins (eds) Literacy and the State in the Ancient Mediterranean (Accordia Specialist Studies on the Mediterranean 7) 203-18
Cooley, A.E. (2012) ‘From document to monument: inscribing Roman official documents in the Greek East’, in J.K. Davies and J. Wilkes, eds, Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences (British Academy) [offprint]
Corbier, M. (1987) ‘L’écriture dans l’espace public urbain’, in L’urbs. Espace urbain et histoire (Coll. EFR) 27-60
Corcoran, S. (2000, revised edition) The Empire of the Tetrarchs. Imperial Pronouncements and Government AD 284-324
Crawford, M.H., ed. et al (1996) Roman Statutes Vol. I. ‘General introduction’, esp. sections XVI-XVIII
Crawford, M.H. & Reynolds, J. (1975) ‘The publication of the prices edict: a new inscription from Aezani’ JRS 65: 160-63
Edmondson, J. (1993) ‘Instrumenta imperii: law and imperialism in Republican Rome’, in Halpern, B. & Hobson, D.W. (eds), Law, Politics and Society in the Ancient Mediterranean World: 156-92
Edmondson, J. (2002) ‘Writing Latin in the Roman province of Lusitania’, in Becoming Roman, Writing Latin?, ed. A.E. Cooley
Flower, H. I. (2006) The Art of Forgetting. Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture (University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill) [ DG 211.F5]
@Hassall, M., Crawford, M., Reynolds, J. (1974) ‘Rome and the eastern provinces at the end of the second century BC’, JRS 64: 195-220
Hedrick, C.W., jr (2006) Ancient History. Monuments and Documents (Blackwell) ch.6 ‘Public writing’
Millar, F. (1983) ‘Epigraphy’, in Sources for Ancient History, ed. M. Crawford (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge) 80-136 (repr. in Rome the Greek World and the East: The Roman Republic and the Augustan Revolution)
Rowe, G. (2002) Princes and Political Cultures. The New Tiberian Senatorial Decrees
Sherk, R.K. (1969) Roman Documents from the Greek East. Senatus Consulta and Epistulae to the Age of Augustus, esp. introduction
Sherk, R.K. (1984) Rome and the Greek East to the death of Augustus.
Thomas, R. (1992) Literacy and Orality in Ancient Greece (CUP) ‘Epilogue: the Roman world’
@Williamson, C. (1987) ‘Monuments of bronze: Roman legal documents in bronze tablets’, Classical Antiquity 6: 160-83


Provincial blockbusters

Beltrán Lloris, F. (2006) ‘An irrigation decree from Roman Spain: the Lex Rivi Hiberiensis’, JRS 96: 147-97
Cottier, M. et al. (2008) The customs law of Asia [KV 4932.5.C8]
Jones, C.P. (2006) ‘A letter of Hadrian to Naryka (Eastern Lokris)’, JRA 19: 151-62

Jones, C.P. (2007) ‘Three new letters of the Emperor Hadrian’, ZPE 161: 145-56

Sourcebooks

Chronological

Crawford, M.H. & Whitehead, D. (1983) Archaic and classical Greece : a selection of ancient sources in translation [DF 209.5.C7]
Fornara, C.W. (1977) Archaic times to the end of the Peloponnesian War [DF 222.F6]
Austin, M.M. (1981) The Hellenistic world from Alexander to the Roman conquest : a selection of ancient sources in translation [DF 235.A1] + (2nd edn 2006) [DF 235.A1]
Braund, D. (1985) Augustus to Nero, a source book of Roman History, 31 B.C.-A.D. 68 [DG 281.B7] = EJ in translation

 
Thematic

Cooley, M.G.L. & A.E. (2004) Pompeii. A Sourcebook [DG 70.P7]
Crawford, M.H. (1996) Roman Statutes [KE 110.R6] (Latin text, translations, commentary)
Levick, B. (1985) The Government of the Roman Empire [DG 83.L3]
Lewis, N. & M. Rheinhold (1951/55) Roman Civilization I & II [DG 13.L3]
Parkin, T. & A. Pomeroy (2007) Roman Social History: A Sourcebook  DG 78.R6
Shelton, J-A. (1998) As the Romans did : a sourcebook in Roman social history [DG 78.S4]
Sherk, R.K. (1984) Rome & the Greek East to the death of Augustus [DG 13.S4]
Sherk, R.K. (1988) The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian [DG 275.R6]

LACTOR series:

1. The Athenian Empire
2. The Old Oligarch
3. A Short Guide to Electioneering
4. Inscriptions of Roman Britain
5. Athenian Radical Democracy
5a. Athenian Politics
6. Sallust: Fragments of the Histories, and pseudo-Sallust: Letters to Caesar
8. Inscriptions of the Roman Empire, AD 14-117
9. Greek Historical Inscriptions, 359-323 BC
10. Cicero's Cilician Letters
11. Literary Sources for Roman Britain
12. The Culture of Athens
14. Plutarch - Life of the Younger Cato
15. Dio: The Julio-Claudians
16. The Persian Empire from Cyrus II to Artaxerxes I
17. The Age of Augustus
18. The High Tide of the Roman Empire