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Greek and Latin Ostraka

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-012

Scope and Contents

Thirty-three clay pottery fragments comprising thirty-two texts in Greek and Latin documenting the activities of a Roman Army unit stationed near Edfu, Egypt.

Dates

  • Created: circa 150 CE

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Latin

Arrangement Note

unarranged

Digital Copies

Digital images and item-level description of the Greek and Latin Ostraka can be found in the FSU Digital Library.

Related Publications

Roger S. Bagnall, The Florida Ostraka: Documents from the Roman Army in Upper Egypt, Durham, NC: Duke University, 1976.

Roger S. Bagnall, Raffaella Cribiore. “O. Florida inv. 21: An Amorous Triangle.” Chronique D'Égypte 85 (2010): 213-223. doi: 10.1484/J.CDE.1.102031

Title
Greek and Latin Ostraka
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Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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