Mnamon

Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

A critical guide to electronic resources

South Picene

- 6th - 3rd century B.C.


Online resources



Web sites of general interest

  1. Website Antiqui - section ‘I Piceni’ - language and writing by Alberto Calvelli
    The site contains succinct information on South Picene writing and language; it also includes the transcriptions of the 23 texts which form the entire Picene corpus. Coming back to the summary (left corner) the user can obtain useful information on the archaeological finds about the cultures found in the Picene area from the Iron Age.
  2. Website of Wikipedia. The Free Encyclopedia: ‘South Picene language'
    Short reference to the South Picene language with some inaccuracies due to the brevity of the reference; there is also an alphabet list showing the graphemes found in the inscriptions.
  3. Cures Sabini
    Web page with succinct information on the archeological site and one image of an iscription from Cures.

Study and research centers

  1. Website of the Laboratorio di Epigrafia dell'Italia antica - Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici - Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia / Pre-Roman Epigraphy Laboratory - University Ca’ Foscari, Venice
    Pre-Roman Epigraphy Laboratory (University Ca' Foscari, Venice, Director: Prof. Anna Marinetti) focused on the languages of Pre-Roman Italy, promotes research and study on the major domains of pre-Roman inscriptions including South Picene inscriptions.

Museums and collections

  1. Website of Museo Civico Archeologico di Fara in Sabina
    Official website of the Abruzzo Archaeological Offices where you can find information about museums and archaeological sites as well as on exhibitions, cultural events and activities which have as their object the material cultures of the Picene area.

Institutions

  1. Website of the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici dell'Abruzzo
    Official website of the Abruzzo Archaeological Offices where you can find information about museums and archaeological sites as well as on exhibitions, cultural events and activities which have as their object the material cultures of the Picene area.