Epitaph of Onesimos the son of Kallisthenes

Leonid V. Azarnert

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This note analyses one of the Bosporan sepulchral inscriptions. The analysis suggests that the epitaph of Onesimos the son of Kallisthenes is a metric epigram cast in two iambic trimesters and not a prose inscription as has been previously believed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-196
Number of pages4
JournalAncient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 2006


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