The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Inscriptions from the Athenian Agora

by Benjamin D. Meritt

Agora Picture Book 10
32 pp, b/w figs
5.5" x 8.5"
Paper, ISBN: 978-0-87661-610-9
Publication Date: Nov 1966
Status: Active

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Description:
Many types of written records are found in the Agora, and this booklet presents a sample of the more than 10,000 inventoried inscriptions written on stone. The texts illustrated include diplomatic agreements, commemorative plaques for athletic victories, records of court judgements, boundary stones identifying different buildings, and fragmentary inscriptions featuring names (over 30,000 individual Athenians are now recorded).