Inscription

  • (noun): A short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something.
    Synonyms: dedication
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on inscription, inscriptions:

History Of The Philippines (900–1521)
... to its prehistory) is marked by the creation of the Laguna Copperplate Inscription (LCI), the first written document found in a Philippine language ... The inscription itself identifies the date of its creation as the year 900 ... Philippines from the creation of the Laguna Copperplate Inscription in 900 AD to the arrival of European explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, which marks the ...
History Of The Philippines (900–1521) - The Laguna Copperplate Inscription and Its Context (c. 900AD)
... in 1989 Antoon Postma deciphered the text of the Laguna Copperplate Inscription at the National Museum of the Philippines, he discovered that the inscription identified the date of its creation as the "Year of ... The inscription forgives the descendants of Namwaran from a debt of 926.4 grams of gold, and is granted by the chief of Tondo (an area in Manila) and the authorities ...
South Picene Language - Language Sample
... Inscription Sp TE 2 on a gravestone from Bellante was studied by a linguist of Indo-European studies, Calvert Watkins, as an example of the earliest ... In the inscription given below colons are used to separate words in the original inscription, three vertical dots are used ("the triple interpunct") ... The possibility of this and the other inscriptions being stanzas of verse (strophes) was considered from the time of their discovery ...
Treasure Of Nagyszentmiklós - Inscriptions
... On one of the vessels in the hoard there is an inscription written in the Greek alphabet which reads ... While there is no consensus as to the meaning of the inscription, several translations have been suggested (see the article on the inscription) and there ... There is another inscription in Greek language and several other very short inscriptions in a runiform script and also likely to be in a Turkic language ...

More definitions of "inscription":

  • (noun): Letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something.
    Synonyms: lettering
  • (noun): The activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words.

Famous quotes containing the word inscription:

    Gratefully accepting the proffered honor, [to inscribe a new legal work to him] I give the leave, begging only that the inscription may be in modest terms, not representing me as a man of great learning, or a very extraordinary one in any respect.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    “I love you” is the inscription on Pandora’s box.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    The oft-repeated Roman story is written in still legible characters in every quarter of the Old World, and but today, perchance, a new coin is dug up whose inscription repeats and confirms their fame. Some “Judæa Capta,” with a woman mourning under a palm tree, with silent argument and demonstration confirms the pages of history.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)