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Tabula Iliaca


Visualising Epic on the Tabulae Iliacae, with Michael Squire

A Tabula Iliaca is a generic label for a calculation of the days of the Iliad, probably by Zenodotus, of which twenty-two fragmentary examples are now known. The Tabulae Iliacae are pinakes of early Imperial date, which all seem to have come from two Roman workshops, one of which seems to have been designed to satisfy a clientele of more modest aspirations.
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  • Sculpture facts 

  • Description of tablets 

  • ''Tabula Iliaca Capitolina''