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I.7.16 Pompeii. House, used as officina scriptoria. 

Linked to I.7.15 and I.7.17. Excavated 1868, 1927.

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I.7.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway, leading into courtyard. Looking east. In the south-east corner of the courtyard was a summer triclinium. According to Della Corte, graffiti found on the walls of the courtyard gave the names of the “scriptores” –  Astylus, Iarinus, Papilio and Tychicus  [CIL IV 7243, 7248, 7249 and 7251]
According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -
L(ucio)  Ael(i)o  Magno 
feliciter  Astylus 
Iarine fellas         [CIL IV 7243]
Papilio  v(ir)  b(onus)       [CIL IV 7248a]
Astylus                [CIL IV 7248b]
Tychice  habeas  magnum  propitium       [CIL IV 7249]
L(ucium)  Ceium  Secundum  IIvir(um)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae) 
Papilio                 [CIL IV 7251]

I.7.16 Pompeii. September 2005. Entrance doorway, leading into courtyard. Looking east.

In the south-east corner of the courtyard was a summer triclinium.

According to Della Corte, graffiti found on the walls of the courtyard gave the names of the “scriptores” –

Astylus, Iarinus, Papilio and Tychicus  [CIL IV 7243, 7248, 7249 and 7251]

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.320)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby (See www.manfredclauss.de), these read as -


L(ucio)  Ael(i)o  Magno

feliciter  Astylus

Iarine fellas         [CIL IV 7243]

 

Papilio  v(ir)  b(onus)       [CIL IV 7248a]

Astylus                [CIL IV 7248b]

Tychice  habeas  magnum  propitium       [CIL IV 7249]

L(ucium)  Ceium  Secundum  IIvir(um)  o(ro)  v(os)  f(aciatis)  d(ignum)  r(ei)  p(ublicae)

Papilio                 [CIL IV 7251]