In the easternmost district of Crete, where the aboriginal " Eteocretan " element survived to historic times (Praesus, Palaikastro), later inscriptions have been discovered belonging to the 5th and succeeding centuries B.C., written in Greek letters but in the indigenous language (Comparetti, Mon.
Comparetti (1895-1898), with an Italian translation.
Comparetti and de Petra, La Villa Ercolanese dei Pisani, Turin, 1883).
Professor Comparetti, studying the first fasciculus of volume xi.
Index Hercul., Greifswald, 1859), and that edited by Comparetti, which deals with the Stoics ("Papiro ercolanese inedito," in Rivista di fil.
Professor Comparetti has thrown out a conjecture (cf.
Comparetti and de Petra, op. cit.) that the library was collected by Lucius Piso Caesoninus (see Regione sotterrata dal Vesuvio, Naples, 1879, p. 159 sq.), but this conjecture has not found many supporters.