I decreti onorari di Iasos: cronologia e storia

On October 9, 2015 in Perugia Riet Van Bremen (UCL) and Manuela Mari (Università di Cassino) will present the book by Roberta Fabiani, I decreti onorari di Iasos: cronologia e storia (Vestigia 66), München 2015. Fede Berti (former Director of the Missione Archeologica Italiana at Iasos) and Massimo Nafissi (Università di Perugia) will introduce the meeting.

Università di Perugia, Dipartimento di Lettere, Palazzo Manzoni, Sala delle Adunanze, at 10.00.


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The BES Autumn Colloquium 2015

The BES Autumn Colloquium 2015 will take place in London on 14 November 2015.  To attend the meeting, please fill in the registration form and send it together with the registration fee by 10 November to the address indicated on the form.

10.00-11.00 Registration and Morning Coffee

11.00-12.00 Morning Session I: Prof. Alison Cooley (Warwick), New discoveries in Latin epigraphy from the Ashmolean Museum

12.00-13.00 Morning Session II: Dr Cornelia Wunsch (Dresden), Epigraphic evidence for manumission and oblation in the ancient Near East

13.00 Lunch Break

15.00 AGM (Members only)

15.30 Afternoon Session I: Dr Will Stenhouse (Yeshiva, New York), The Greekness of Greek inscriptions: a view from the Renaissance

16.15 Afternoon Tea

16.30 Afternoon Session II – Short reports:

Dr Hale Guney (Ankara), Preliminary report from the 2014-15 epigraphic surveys in north-east Phrygia
Prof. Michael Crawford (UCL), The Aphrodisias currency dossier
Dr Pietro Liuzzo (Heidelberg; EAGLE), The new EAGLE portal
Prof. Charlotte Roueche (KCL), What is a translation?

18.30 Finale: Posters and drinks

19.30 Colloquium Dinner (aux frais des participants)

How to get to central London: Info sheet.
Where to stay in central London:
Info sheet.

The Colloquium is generously supported by:
The Institute of Classical Studies
The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

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EAGLE Search online

The EAGLE portal is now live and you can search all partner databases and contributed contents in one search, including currently more than one million items. You can use:

In the advanced search you can choose which fields to search, and you will be then able to further filter your results based on the contents of the EAGLE Controlled Vocabularies.

Results are displayed divided by entity type: Artefacts, Texts and Images. You might wish to see only items for which the databases have a text or only images related to your search.

Multiple instances of the same inscription are listed in the result view as tabs.

The EAGLE portal is based on a content aggregator with the primary function to collect data for Europeana, therefore it does not have all the partners’ information. Please click on the Original Source button to see each inscription on the content provider’s website with the full and up to date metadata.

You can download the relevant EpiDoc file for each text where available, from the Export button.

For further information, please refer to the user manual. In this document you will also find all users functions described.

Feedback is always very welcome, please write to info@eaglenetwork.eu.

If you would like to contribute with photos, translations or transcriptions of inscriptions, please contact EAGLE at info@eaglenetwork.eu.

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EAGLE Storytelling application

The EAGLE storytelling Application has been released. To write your stories, just register or log in, then create your epigraphic story and pull into the WordPress editor contents directly from Europeana, the iDAI gazetteer and Wikipedia (more coming!).


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Memorial meeting in memory of Harold Mattingly (31 October 2015)

The meeting will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, October 31, at the Friends Meeting House in Cambridge, Jesus Lane, starting at 3 pm. Those who are interested in the memorial meeting to celebrate Harold’s life are asked to inform David Mattingly (djm7@le.ac.uk).

To coincide with the meeting, a half-day conference on Greek Epigraphy will be held at the Faculty of Classics, with papers on topics which Harold would have been interested in and on which he has left his mark.


10.15 Stephen Lambert (Cardiff): The publication of Attic inscriptions: problems prospects and priorities

11.00 Coffee

11.15 William Mack (Birmingham): Theoi (Gods!): Decisions of the demos and representations of divine authority at Athens and elsewhere

12.00 Angelos Matthaiou (Athens): The Study of Attic Fifth-Century Inscriptions and of the Athenian Empire after H. B. Mattingly

The conference will take place in Room G21 in the Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA. All are welcome, and there is no registration fee but anyone intending to come is asked to contact Prof. Robin Osborne in advance (ro225@cam.ac.uk)


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Epigrafia e societa’ dell’Etruria romana

Posted on behalf of the organisers

Epigrafia e società dell’Etruria romana
Florence, 23-24 October 2015

Programme attached

Pieghevole Convegno Firenze

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Dear colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce that our research team LITTERA will be hosting an international congress on November 5-6th 2015 in Barcelona. It will be entitled “INSVLAE: insularity, identity and epigraphy in the Roman Mediterranean” and will be devoted to the particularities of the island territories during the Roman Age.

Several plenary conferences will be held during the congress, run by some of scholars who are recognized to be among the most expert in their academic field. Along with those, participants are welcome to submit their papers to be presented in the congress. Any topics related to the Mediterranean islands under the Roman Empire, mainly in epigraphy, but also in literature, linguistics, anthropology or archeology are suitable for submission. Apply at insvlae2015@gmail.com Please notice that deadline for paper submission is September 30th 2015.

We are addressing you to inform you about this upcoming congress and also to kindly ask you to transmit this information and make it known to your departments, schools and associations. Find attached our brochure and poster. Further information at https://sites.google.com/site/insvlae/

We hope this information was of your best interest.

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Javier Velaza Frías

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New Translations on Attic Inscriptions Online

Posted on behalf of Stephen Lambert

A new batch of 130 + translations of Attic inscriptions has been published on Attic Inscriptions Online. Updates include:


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CfP extended: 2nd EAGLE International Conference – ROME January 2016

EAGLE – Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy

2nd EAGLE International Conference  – Rome

CfP deadline extended to 27 September 2015!

We warmly invite you to the event EAGLE 2016 International Conference on Digital and Traditional Epigraphy in Context.

Hosted by EAGLE (Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy), it is the second in a series of international conferences planned by this European and international consortium.

The event will take place in Rome on January 27-29, 2016, and will be organised byEAGLE in collaboration with Sapienza, University of Rome, Heidelberg University and German Archaeological Institute.

The event is intended for anyone interested in epigraphy, digital epigraphy and digital cultural heritage in the Ancient World. It seeks to share with relevant parties the current general best practices for digital editions.

Submissions are invited for papers, panel and posters (with or without demonstrations) featuring high quality and previously unpublished research on the topics described in the call for participation, which is open until September 27, 2015.

For a detailed programme and other practical info see the Conference website.

Participation in the conference is free of charge but place are limited. Please register here before January 24, 2016.

The language of the conference is English. If you have any further inquiries or require additional information about this event, please contact:




Please circulate this information within your network

Thank you and Best Wishes!

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Conference Web-Page: www.eagle-network.eu/about/events/eagle2016/

Call for Participation: www.eagle-network.eu/about/events/eagle2016/call-for-participation/

Important Dates

Deadlines: Midnight CEST (Central European Standard Time):

Deadline for submission:  September 27, 2015

– Notification of acceptance: October 21, 2015

– Final version of paper, posters and panels: November 18, 2015

– Conference: January 27-28-29, 2016


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Épigraphie antique et médiévale en Europe: pratiques et méthodes de jeunes chercheurs


Lors de la seconde quinzaine d’août 2011, 2012 et 2013, des épigraphistes poitevins réunis par Bertrand Goffaux ont organisé trois sessions d’une école d’été. Financée par l’agence Erasmus, cette European Summer School in Epigraphy – Poitiers (ESSEP) a suscité la rencontre de plus d’une centaine d’étudiants et d’une vingtaine d’enseignants-chercheurs, issus de neuf pays et de douze universités différentes.

Telle est l’expérience intellectuelle et humaine que les épigraphistes du Centre d’études supérieures de civilisation médiévale (CESCM) et de l’équipe Hellénisation et romanisation dans les mondes antiques (HeRMA) entendent prolonger, par le biais d’un colloque de jeunes chercheurs. Cette manifestation réunira des doctorants ou jeunes docteurs ayant participé à ESSEP, sans pour autant s’en tenir à une simple présentation de recherches en cours. Son intérêt devra résider dans une réflexion méthodologique et véritablement collective sur l’apport de la documentation épigraphique à l’histoire, à l’archéologie, à la philologie et à la linguistique antiques ou médiévales, sous toutes leurs formes.

Jeudi 1er octobre

9h – Nicolas Tran (Poitiers) Présentation et introduction

Session 1. Entre texte et matière, variété des approches épigraphiques        

Modérateurs : Adam Łajtar (Varsovie), Irene Berti (Heidelberg), Alexandre Vincent (Poitiers).

9h15 – Eleanna Karvagiotou (Athènes), Ancient Greek and Byzantine Epigraphy: A comparative study.

10h15. Anna Kordas (Varsovie/Lyon), La complémentarité des sources épigraphiques, archéologiques et littéraires de l’histoire économique du monde grec : l’exemple des instruments de vente.

11h15. Pause.

11h30. Eva Caramello (Poitiers), Annick Gagné (Poitiers/Québec), Savoir décrire pour analyser : des outils pour l’étude de l’esthétique des inscriptions à partir de l’exemple d’Avignon au Moyen Âge.

12h30. Discussions.

13h. Déjeuner.

Session 2. Éditer et interpréter les inscriptions

Modérateurs : Araceli Striano (Madrid), Franco Luciani (Venise), Delphine Ackermann (Poitiers).

14h. Aliki Theochari (Athènes), Antonios Kaponis (Athènes), Reading, Reconstructing and Interpretating Inscriptions: The Case of Several Unpublished Inscriptions from Cyclades.

15h. Felix Schulte (Heidelberg), Les décrets municipaux de l’Italie romaine.

16h. Pause

16h15. Laura Aho (Helsinki/Rome), Tracing ”the Why” in Sacred Dedications – Methods and Problems.

17h15. Pawel Nowakowski (Oxford/Varsovie), The Epigraphic Evidence for the Cult of Saints in Late Antique Asia Minor: Remarks on Creating a Catalogue of Previously Published Inscriptions.

18h15. Discussions.

Vendredi 2 octobre

Session 3. L’étude des inscriptions : linguistique et onomastique

Modérateurs : Bjørn Paarman (Fribourg), Nicolas Tran (Poitiers), Estelle Ingrand-Varenne (Poitiers).

9h. Sandra Cruz (Madrid), Violeta Gomis (Madrid), The relationship between Greek linguistics and epigraphy: some examples from Paros and Pompeii.

10h. Paloma Guijarro (Madrid), Silvia Tantimonaco (Venise/Barcelone), L’apport de l’épigraphie à l’étude des dialectes grecs et du latin des provinces.

11h. Pause.

11h15. Urpo Kantola (Helsinki), Tuomo Nuorluoto (Uppsala/Helsinki), Name and Context: A Survey on Roman Name Types as Represented in Late Republican and Early Imperial Epigraphic Sources.

12h15. Discussions.

12h45. Déjeuner.

Session 4. L’étude des inscriptions : histoire, institutions, mentalités

Modérateurs : Olli Salomies (Helsinki), Anna Heller (Tours), Vincent Debiais (Poitiers).

14h – Charalampos Chrysafis (Athènes), Epigraphy and the Antigonid Garrisons in Mainland Greece and the Aegean.

15h – Georgios Valsamakis (Athènes), The Installation of Veterans in the Provinces of Achaia and Macedonia through the Epigraphic Evidence (1st c. B.C. – 3rd c. A.D.).

16h – Pause.

16h15 – Sara Borrello (Venise), Clara Stevanato (Venise), Pauline Maouchi (Poitiers), Commémorer les membres de la domus : méthodologie de l’étude des inscriptions funéraires dédiées aux femmes, aux enfants, et aux animaux familiers.

17h15 – Discussions et table-ronde conclusive animée par Yves Lafond (Poitiers) et Cécile Treffort (Poitiers).

Lieu : CESCM –  Hôtel Berthelot, salle Crozet

24 rue de la chaine – 86000 POITIERS



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Sixth EAGLE International Event Off the beaten track. Epigraphy at borders

Bari: Thursday, September 24 – Friday, September 25, 2015.

Hosted by EAGLE (Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy), it is the sixth in a series of international events planned by this European and international consortium with the support of the Department of Classics and Late Antiquity Studies at the University of Bari “Aldo Moro”.

The aim of this initiative is to create a shared space to discuss the issues addressed in digitizing inscriptions characterised by unusual features in comparison to the usual epigraphic habit.

During the event, the EAGLE Portal will be officially launched and presented to the public for the first time, together with the EAGLE Storytelling Application. A training session on how to use the EAGLE Storytelling Application will be offered.

Event website: http://www.eagle-network.eu/about/events/sixth-eagle-international-event-2015/


Please ask for any information to:





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Post-doc research position at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

The Institute for the Study of Ancient Culture of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna, Austria) is seeking applications for

a full-time (40h/week) post-doctoral research position in the

Division Documenta Antiqua,

working group “History of Ancient Law and Papyrology”

Application by 25 September 2015

More information here

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XXIème Rencontre franco-italienne sur l’épigraphie du monde romain. Campobasso, September 24-26, 2015

XXIème Rencontre franco-italienne sur l’épigraphie du monde romain:

Evoluzione dell’organizzazione istituzionale cittadina in Italia e nelle province occidentali: dalla tarda-Repubblica all’epoca severiana.


Campobasso (Italy), September 24-26, 2015

Programma definitivo XXI Rencontre

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“Guide de l’épigraphiste” 2015 supplement available

In what has become something of an annual tradition that occurs each summer around this time, I will share my discovery that the newest online supplement to the Guide has been made available for free download here (near the bottom of the page):

And now begins the long wait until next year’s supplement is posted…

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Call for Papers – Ricerche a Confronto Bologna

PhD and Master students of the Rodopis cultural association, with the support of the Department of History, Cultures, Civilisations (Dipartimento di Storia, Culture, Civiltà) of the University of Bologna, announce a series of five seminars to take place between November and December 2015 at the Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna.

We aim to support discussion and meeting among students of different provenance, interests and age: papers will therefore deal with ancient history, philology, archaeology, numismatics, papyrology, epigraphy, history of art, history of religion, anthropology, sociology, Byzantine studies, history of the near and middle East (in antiquity and in late-antiquity). Papers may be presented in English or Italian, in order to make the seminars as accessible as possible. 

The topic of the next edition in Bologna will be: Migration and Conflict: Documents from the Antiquity”. In a time of conflicts and misunderstandings, which are generated by the encounter of various population groups, this subject is of utmost importance. The phenomenon offers the opportunity to representatives of different subject areas to examine the issue from different perspectives.

The seminars will be held in Bologna at the Department of History, Cultures, Civilisations (Storia, Culture, Civiltà) on a weekly basis (on Wednesday afternoons) between November and December 2015. Every meeting will feature two presentations of 30 minutes each, followed by discussion.

Graduate, PhD and Master students are invited to submit a 200-250 words abstract.

Abstracts must be sent in an anonymous .pdf file (i.e. the file must not contain the name of the author) no later than 15th September 2015 to ricercheaconfronto@gmail.com (email subject: RAC 2015 Abstract; the .pdf file name must consist of the first three words of the title). 

A commission chosen among the association members will select the successful papers. Authors of the chosen abstracts will be contacted by 24th September 2015.

Travel and accommodation expenses will not be covered, but all necessary information and logistic support will be provided.

Rodopis will also release an informal certificate of attendance, if needed, at the end of the seminar.


Giuditta Mirizio

Alessandro Roncaglia

Università di Bologna

Here the publication of the 2012 edition:


For the italian and german version, use the link below:


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