Monday, June 18, 2007

Vindolanda Tablets

Yesterday, Clara made a quick trip down to London and stopped in at the British Museum to have a look at the Vindolanda tablets. In my earlier post about Vindolanda, I mentioned that one of the tablets is an invitation to a birthday party sent by a woman named Claudia Severa to her friend Sulpicia Lepidina. This is the earliest example we have of a correspondence between women and the earliest example of a woman's handwriting:

1 comment:

fabrile heart said...

Wow that's amazing.