in The Oxford Handbook of the Literatures of the Roman Empire
P ublished online June 2016 .
Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern Languages; Greek and Roman Epigraphy. 15216 words.
The rich epigraphic corpus from the Syrian caravan city of Palmyra (first century BCE–third century CE) is an invaluable source for the study of the complex and multifaceted local culture....