Rex E. Wallace, PhD

Rex E. Wallace, PhD

Rex E. Wallace is Professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts, where he has been teaching since 1985. He received his PhD in Linguistics from The Ohio State University in 1984. His major research and teaching interests are Greek and Latin linguistics, historical linguistics, and English morphology and lexicography.


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  • An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum

    Author: Rex E. Wallace
    Product Code: 570X
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-570-0

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    from Pompeii and Herculaneum

    This edition is a representative selection of the various types of inscriptions, from political manifestos to gladiatorial announcements, found in the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. These inscriptions, painted and incised on the walls of public and private buildings, document aspects of daily life in the first century A.D. Inscriptions, particularly graffiti, were often written by less educated members of society, and as such provide a rare glimpse of common Latin.