The Samian Kouros (Isches: cf. Ἰσχέας): IG XII, 6 2:560 (a little from Anne Jeffery);
To Hera, from Cheramyes: IG XII, 6 2: 558A [= DGE 715.3 and LSAG (1961) 328; 341; 414, 4; archive materials];
Funerary monument of Kitylos and Dermys: (Boeotian) GVI 137 [= LSAG² 92; 94, 8; archive materials].
One curiosity is the rarity of the names ιn these archaic inscriptions: Ἀμφάλκης has three recorded instances that make it the most common. One of these is sub-literary (the Diegesis to Call. Iambi fr.191), another is dated c. 218 BCE. Isches is absent from LGPN, along with the rest of the onomastic data from Samian inscriptions.
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Notes on early inscriptions
Labels: Boeotia, Cambridge, Dialectology, Greek, Inscriptions, Onomastics, Personal names
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