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date: 09 July 2020

letters (i.e. correspondence), Latin 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

Letters of all kinds played an even more important role in the vast Roman empire than in Greece, but we have fewer examples from the archaeological record because Latin was little used in Egypt, where most of the Greek examples have been found. Vindolanda in northern England has much increased the corpus, however (... ...

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