The Discovery of the Writing-Tablets and the Archaelogical Context

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Tab. Vindol. II Introductory chapters

Tab. Vindol. II Category introductions

Tab. Vindol. II Abbreviations and Bibliography

Digitising Vindolanda

Tab. Vindol. II Addenda and Corrigenda

Tab. Vindol. I Introductory Chapters

Archaeology and Conservation

Writing on wood

The Content and its Significance

Palaeography

Language

List of Abbreviations

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Alan Bowman and David Thomas, Vindolanda: the Latin writing tablets London: Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, 1983. They are reproduced here with the kind permission of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.

Chapter 1 - Archaeology and Conservation

The Discovery of the Writing-Tablets and the Archaelogical Context

Excavation, Conservation and Photography

Technical Analysis

Manufacture of Tablets and General Conclusions

 

Chapter 2 - Writing on wood

Classification of Writing-materials

Roman Writing-tablets

The Format of the Vindolanda Tablets

 

Chapter 3 - The Content and its Significance

The Documents

The Letters

Chapter 4 - Palaeography

An Introduction

The Script

The Palaeographical Background

Analysis of the Letter-forms

Capital and Address script

Abbreviation and Punctuation

Conclusion

 

Chapter 5 - Language, Syntax, Phonology and Orthography, Morphology and Word Order

Language, Syntax, Phonology and Orthography, Morphology and Word Order

List of Abbreviations

              

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