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  • n. Plural form of inscription.


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  • Sprinkled around the movie will be Latin inscriptions from the Vulgate translation of the Bible, including one in Mrs. Coulter’s bedroom that refers to eating from the tree of good and evil.

    How Hollywood Saved God

  • Xarun is found in short inscriptions such as on this vessel or on this mural.

    More about egg symbols in Etruria and the rest of the classical world

  • Saussure had been studying Latin inscriptions seeking to determine whether certain patterns of letters were or were not anagrams.

    Double-Take. Reading De Man and Derrida Writing on Tropes.

  • -- Among the names of architects mentioned in Latin inscriptions there are a great many revealing Greek or Oriental origin (see Ruggiero, _Dizion.epigr. _, s.v. "Architectus"), in spite of the consideration which their eminently useful profession always enjoyed at Rome.

    The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

  • Her attributes and epithets were so numerous that in the hieroglyphics she is called “the many-named, ” “the thousand-named, ” and in Greek inscriptions “the myriad-named.

    Chapter 41. Isis

  • Her attributes and epithets were so numerous that in the hieroglyphics she is called "the many-named," "the thousand-named," and in Greek inscriptions "the myriad-named."

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • This bears two Latin inscriptions written by George Greenaway, a schoolmaster at Coventry, one to draw attention to the Roman roads and castra, and the other in praise of the Earl of Denbigh, by whose care the column was erected A.D.

    The Book of Sun-Dials

  • Having a clear day to spend at Assûan, we of course gave part thereof to Elephantine, which in the inscriptions is called Abu, or the

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • A running commentary of short inscriptions is interspersed here and there between the figures.

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

  • The interior is decorated in the same manner, with the addition of innumerable inscriptions from the Koran, in bas-relief, of stucco or more valuable materials, as the case may be.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia


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