from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the character of an epigraph; epigraphic.

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  • adjective epigraphic


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  • Pursuing the details can be fun -- I'm one of those nutty people who actually enjoys spending hours in a big research library chasing down epigraphical evidence for the origin of a name -- but it's never purely an antiquarian pursuit for me.

    Historical Fiction

  • The papyri from Egypt and epigraphical evidence show that this was not the concern of most pagan Greeks.

    June 21st, 2009

  • The opening epigraphs attract the reader immediately while also serving their epigraphical purpose.


  • During part of last week and the beginning of this week, Werner Eck and Peter Eich (both University of Cologne, Germany) resumed their epigraphical study at Sagalassos.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Epigraphical Studies Report 1

  • Epigraphik_, contains full account of the epigraphical material.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • But the strongest proof of the existence of this edition is to be found in the two fragments of clay tablets which are not, like all the preceding, epigraphical copies of the originals, but form part of the original itself.

    Assyrian Historiography

  • Some time, perhaps, an enterprising archæologist may be able to open the ruins about here, and verify the identification from epigraphical evidence.

    Southern Arabia

  • The letters are painted on the plates with red paint, and the inscription belongs to the primitive class of epigraphical memorials in the Catacomb of Priscilla, thus, dating from about the middle or second half of the second century.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • In 1858, Alibrandi advocated the use of epigraphical monuments in the study of law, and so anticipated the establishment of chairs for this special purpose in many European universities.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • In 1885, Ed. Glaser made his second journey to southern Arabia collecting several Minean inscriptions; and in 1887-88 made his third expedition, which proved to be the most successful expedition yet undertaken, as far as epigraphical results are concerned.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize


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