NOTES FOR LATIN STUDENTS
Answer Two Questions
- First of all, what is an inscription? What are the
Latin roots of the word? Knowing this makes the word
"inscription" a very vivid term.
- Unless your Latin is very good, or you are familiar with
inscriptions, your first step will probably not be a translation.
There are a few preliminary steps that you might take
before you begin to translate. Consider the steps that will
take you from the stone to a translation. Write them down.
Continue with the Exercise.
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