Greek inscriptions from Syria

Greek inscriptions from Syria

Dates: 1869-1871

170 Greek inscriptions copied from various ruins in the Hauran Mountains and the 'Alah region to the east of Hama, Syria in 1869-1871 by Charles F. Tyrwhitt Drake and Burton.

  • Extent: 1 item (8 p.)
  • Creator: Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
  • Call Number: MSS SC 206
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Greek inscriptions from Syria must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Publications: Eighty-one inscriptions: Burton, Richard F. and Charles F.T. Drake. Unexplored Syria, (London: Tinsley Bros., 1872), II: Appendix II. All other inscriptions: Waddington, William Henry. Inscriptions grecques et latines de la Syrie recueillies et expliquees (Paris: Didot, 1870).
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 206; Greek inscriptions from Syria; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 206, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from William P. Wreden, 1971.
Other Finding Aids
A five page list with the inscriptions shows the Burton-Drake inscription numbers.
Subject Terms
Drake, Charles F. Tyrwhitt (Charles Frederick Tyrwhitt), 1846-1874; Waddington, W. H. (William Henry), 1826-1894; Archaeology; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Inscriptions, Greek--Syria
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Greek inscriptions from Syria
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:21-0700
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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts