Category: Forgery

Forged Inscriptions

~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ The Pomegranate Inscription There is an ivory pomegranate in the Israel Museum that has become famous due to the debates about the genuineness of the inscription written on it. The common belief is that the ivory pomegranate itself is an… Continue Reading “Forged Inscriptions”

Literary Forgery

“…no one seems to have studied in a comprehensive way epigraphical forgery and the methods which are employed in detecting it…” – F. F. Abbot (1908), page 22. “It was so easy two or three centuries ago to compose an important inscription, and to… Continue Reading “Literary Forgery”

Types of Forgery

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The Forgeries of Václav Hanka

“The enthusiasm of the Czech Revival found expression in aesthetics, poetry and folksong, literary exercises on pan-Slavonic themes, and new adventures in drama, fiction, and journalism. But the period was overshadowed by a hoax, and no survey of the years between 1827, when the… Continue Reading “The Forgeries of Václav Hanka”

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