Épigraphie en révolution
La visite du Père Dumont à Vaison (1790)
Thanks to the manuscript 601 of the médiathèque of Arles, we can reconstruct the epigraphic journey to Vaison by Étienne Dumont in July 1790. His notes and drawings show his method and his practices, helping also to achieve a better description of some lost inscriptions. However, his journey took place at a time of revolution: the social and cultural foundations of erudition in Provence were at a turning point.