previous next



A sort of placard or sign attached to a pole and carried by soldiers in the triumphal processions with the record of their victories and captains inscribed upon it (Ovid, Trist. iv. 2, 20).


The lettering of a book's title. (See Index; Liber.)


The advertisement or handbill displayed upon a house to announce it as for sale or to let (Pliny , Epist. vii. 27, 7), the latter, in the words est locanda, still used by the Romans of to-day.


In general, any epitaph (titulus sepulcralis) or other inscription.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: