The Epigraphic Society
Epigraphic Society Occasional Papers
of Contents, Volume 20/2, 1991
Decipherment of Southwest Iberic (104 pp) by Donal
deciphers sepulchral inscriptions found in the Algarve area of Portugal. They
are in a Celtic language and refer to the people there as “men of Conn.” The
script has clear connections to the orthography of the Eastern Mediterranean.
The inscriptions may date to as late as the first or second century AD.
exception of the Introductory Remarks, this work is organized into nine parts or
chapters with chapter-relevant paging throughout.)
Locale: The Land and the People Part I
The Script: Its Relationship with Other Mediterranean Scripts and
of Sound Values
The Decipherment Part III
Conclusions and Acknowledgements
The Inscriptions Part V
Line-by-line Transcription of the Inscriptions Part VI
Line-by-line Translation of the Inscriptions Part VII
Dictionary of Cognates Part VIII
References (arranged by author and numerically)
Map 1: The Pre-Roman Cultures of Iberia
Map 2: Iberia (Spain & Portugal) Showing Epigraphic Sites
Map 3: Celtic Movements into Iberia
Map 4: General Distribution of Epigraphic Sites in Iberia
Map 5: Locations of Inscriptions in Southwest Portugal 20/2-p II-3
Table l: Form & Value Comparison of Mediterranean Alphabets
Table 2: Sound Values Assigned to Southwest Iberic by
Graphics of Individual Inscriptions
20/2-pp V-1 thru V-43
photograph of Bensafrim V (see page V-12).
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