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Blimey! Since my Mainzian companions who urged me to get this book seem to be asleep, I'll post this as a seperate thread. Now who was interested? <p>Greets<BR>
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Jasper</p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=http://pub45.ezboard.com/ujasperoorthuys.showPublicProfile?language=EN>Jasper Oorthuys</A> at: 2/22/02 6:02:04 pm<br></i>

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Salve,<br>
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IIRC Luca was interested since it contained some Italian reliefs.<br>
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Regards,<br>
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Sander van Dorst <p></p><i></i>
It's "blimey," Jasper -- just ask a "Limey!" <p></p><i></i>
Wot? It's spelled correctly...well, at least now it is. Must have been too early this morning.<br>
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Thank you teacher! <p>Greets<BR>
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Jasper</p><i></i>
Perhaps a Limey will explain the origin of "blimey".... <p></p><i></i>
Simple: 'blind me'<br>
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Mike Bishop (a Limey) <p></p><i></i>

Anonymous

The book is by Claudio Franzoni, title is "Habitus atque habitudo militis. Monumenti funerari di militari nella Cisalpina romana". ("Tombstones of soldiers from south of the Alps")<br>
Series: "Studia archaeologica" No. 45.<br>
Publisher: "L'erma" di Bretschneider, Rome, 1987.<br>
ISBN 88-7062-608-3.<br>
151 pp. + 36 tables. Cloth binding.<br>
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If somebody finds it for a lot less than the more than the 70 Euros it is usually offered for (seems to be out of print), I WANT IT!<br>
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Only monuments from the region between the Alps and the Appennin mountains included. The text is all Italian (help, Luca!) without any summary whatsoever; not all photos on the tables are good enough for looking at details and the collection seems incomplete, but there are a LOT of very interesting pieces among them, e. g. the representation of a <i> centurio</i> (augustan era or earlier) carrying his <i> pugio</i> horizontally and placed under the buckle of his <i> cingulum</i>.<br>
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Greetings,<br>
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Martin <p></p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=http://pub45.ezboard.com/umagisternavis.showPublicProfile?language=EN>Magister Navis</A> at: 2/23/02 5:31:43 pm<br></i>
I'm of course very interested in it, but I found for 123 Euros!!!<br>
WOW.<br>
I will let you know what I will decide about this big expense! <!-- <br>
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