The bilingual inscription composed in Palmyra in 137 AD, known in the history of studies with different names (tariff, fiscal tax, municipal tariff, municipal law, tax law, etc...), has been the subject of wide researches for nearly one and an half century. During the last few years, the document has continued to attract scholars’ attention. The aim of this paper is to examine and discuss some of the latest publications. Some of them have brought new elements into the history of the epigraph, others have better focused on specific questions, at length debated. Claudia Perassi presents the new data (when, how and where) about the discovery of the inscription by the Russian prince Semyon SemyonovicˇAbamelek-Lazarev and the numismatic aspects of the ‘Tariff’ bases on the coins found during the Polish excavations held in Palmyra from 1959 to 2001. Alessandro Bona, starting from the text of the inscription about the chora surrounding the caravan town, draws the boundaries of the Palmyrene using the more or less recent archaeological and epigraphic findings and outlines its fertile landscape and agricultural active role.

Perassi, C., Bona, A., La ‘Tariffa’ di Palmira. Un aggiornamento bibliografico ragionato, <<RIVISTA ITALIANA DI NUMISMATICA E SCIENZE AFFINI>>, 2016; 117 (1): 73-116 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/76208]

La ‘Tariffa’ di Palmira. Un aggiornamento bibliografico ragionato

Perassi, Claudia
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Bona, Alessandro
Secondo
2016

Abstract

The bilingual inscription composed in Palmyra in 137 AD, known in the history of studies with different names (tariff, fiscal tax, municipal tariff, municipal law, tax law, etc...), has been the subject of wide researches for nearly one and an half century. During the last few years, the document has continued to attract scholars’ attention. The aim of this paper is to examine and discuss some of the latest publications. Some of them have brought new elements into the history of the epigraph, others have better focused on specific questions, at length debated. Claudia Perassi presents the new data (when, how and where) about the discovery of the inscription by the Russian prince Semyon SemyonovicˇAbamelek-Lazarev and the numismatic aspects of the ‘Tariff’ bases on the coins found during the Polish excavations held in Palmyra from 1959 to 2001. Alessandro Bona, starting from the text of the inscription about the chora surrounding the caravan town, draws the boundaries of the Palmyrene using the more or less recent archaeological and epigraphic findings and outlines its fertile landscape and agricultural active role.
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Perassi, C., Bona, A., La ‘Tariffa’ di Palmira. Un aggiornamento bibliografico ragionato, <<RIVISTA ITALIANA DI NUMISMATICA E SCIENZE AFFINI>>, 2016; 117 (1): 73-116 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/76208]
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