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Definition of "epigraphist" [e•pig•ra•phist]

  • A person who studies epigraphy (inscriptions) (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "epigraphist" in a sentence
  • "That year, the distinguished scholar and epigraphist Stephanos Kumanudes became its Secretary, and he held the position until 1894."
  • "According to our epigraphist W. Eck (Universität zu Köln), the historical value of the inscription should be underlined."
  • "A few years ago, our own late epigraphist H. Devijver, doubting the presence of an erasure, identified the emperor as Marcus Aurelius, Commodus 'father, and the occasion of the dedication as Commodus' victory over the Parthians in A.D."
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