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Encountering the evidence: Funerary inscriptions

Inscriptions are a useful source of evidence when researching the ancient Romans. Watch Dr Nicholls and Prof Kruchwitz discuss some examples.

In this, the fifth of our ‘Encountering the Evidence videos’, I meet with Professor Peter Kruschwitz in the Ure Museum at the University of Reading to discuss inscriptions in Ancient Rome.

In the next Step, we share some examples of funerary inscriptions and invite you to reflect on what each tells us about Roman attitudes toward death commemoration and the afterlife.

If you enjoy Peter’s take on Roman inscriptions, you’ll find much more on his lively blog, The Petrified Muse.

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