Current Epigraphy
ISSN: 1754-0909

13 April, 2015

Gephyra 11, 2014

Filed under: news,publications — Fatih Onur @ 14:47

Gephyra 11 is dedicated to the memory of Prof. Sencer Şahin.

Articles:

Book Reviews:

  • Baldassarre Giardina, Navigare necesse est. Lighthouses from Antiquity into the Middle Ages, History, architecture, iconography and archaeological remains, Oxford 2010 – Terrance Michael Patrick Duggan

8 April, 2015

Rhoby, Inscriptions in Byzantium and Beyond, open access volume

Filed under: publications — Gabriel Bodard @ 11:36

Andreas Rhoby writes to tell us that his edited volume, Inscriptions in Byzantium and Beyond. Methods – Projects – Case Studies (Veröffentlichungen zur Byzanzforschung Nr. 38), Wien 2015, is available both in print, and some chapters as open access from http://hw.oeaw.ac.at/7674-9?frames=yes.

The present book, the first collective volume entirely devoted to aspects of Byzantine epigraphy, mainly comprises papers delivered at two international meetings (Vienna 2010, Sofia 2011). The book is divided into four sections and includes among others the following contributions: after an introductory article about the “history” of the discipline of Byzantine epigraphy Cyril Mango tries to define the term “Byzantine inscription” and its limits. Vincent Debiais offers some interesting observations by comparing medieval Latin inscriptions from the West with Byzantine epigraphic traditions. The second section of the book bears the title “Methods of Editing Byzantine Inscriptions”: while the paper of Peter Schreiner discusses the urgent necessity of creating a new epigraphic initiative within Byzantine Studies, Walter Koch describes the Western medieval inscription projects in detail. Both Guglielmo Cavallo and Erkki Sironen discuss editorial guidelines while Charlotte Roueché stresses the advantages of creating online-corpora, and Joel Kalvesmaki describes his recently published epigraphic font “Athena Ruby”. The third section covers articles which report current epigraphic projects: two projects from Greece presented will be published within databases. Maria Xenaki discusses the epigraphic wealth of Cappadocia and its hardly studied graffiti. The last section is devoted to case studies articles. Their content ranges from Late Antiquity (Sencer Şahin, Mustafa Sayar) until the middle and the late Byzantine period (Ida Toth, Linda Safran).

31 March, 2015

NEW: Tyche 29 – also as Open Acces Journal

Filed under: news,publications — FranciscaFeraudi @ 13:20

Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen!

Wir freuen uns, Ihnen mitteilen zu können, daß Tyche 29 erschienen ist.
Das Inhaltsverzeichnis finden Sie im Anhang.

Den Band können Sie direkt beim Verlag bestellen
<https://shop.verlagholzhausen.at/hhshop/buch.wissenschaft/Tyche.htm

Wir freuen uns auch, daß Tyche nun auch als open-access-Zeitschrift zur Verfügung steht.

Besuchen Sie Tyche auf <http://tyche-journal.at !

Wir sind auch bemüht, im Laufe der Zeit auch die älteren Bände online zu Verfügung zu stellen.

Mit herzlichen Grüßen aus Wien

Im Namen der Tyche

Franziska Beutler

 

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that Tyche 29 has been published!
Please find the table of contents attached!

You can place an order for this volume at the publishing house
<https://shop.verlagholzhausen.at/hhshop/buch.wissenschaft/Tyche.htm

We are also pleased that Tyche is now available also as open access journal.

Please have a look at <http://tyche-journal.at !

In the course of time the elder volumes will also be available online.

Best wished from Vienna

On behalf of Tyche

Franziska Beutler

20 March, 2015

Carlo Promis e Theodor Mommsen. Cacciatori di pietre fra Torino e Berlino (Turin, 31 March – 26 June 2015)

Filed under: news — Lorenzo Calvelli @ 14:19

NEW EXHIBITION

Carlo Promis e Theodor Mommsen. Cacciatori di pietre fra Torino e Berlino

Turin, Biblioteca Reale, 31 March – 26 June 2015

Piazza Castello, 191 – Torino

Monday – Friday: 9.00 – 18.30; Saturday: 9.00 – 13.30

FREE ADMITTANCE

Tel. +39 011 543855

www.bibliotecareale.beniculturali.it

Opening Ceremony, 30 March 2015, h. 17.00

 

L’epigrafia moderna nacque nell’Ottocento quando , illustre studioso di storia romana, di diritto e di epigrafia, esportò in Italia il metodo storico-filologico tedesco e lo divulgò presso gli studiosi di antichità. Ne nacque una collaborazione italo-tedesca che permise la redazione di uno dei primi volumi del Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (la più importante raccolta di iscrizioni romane mai realizzata) dedicato al Piemonte romano. In Piemonte, Mommsen si servì della collaborazione di alcuni intellettuali e studiosi di antichità tra i quali si distinse per rigore scientifico , professore di Architettura e archeologo. La corrispondenza tra i due, conservata nella Biblioteca Reale di Torino e nella Staatsbibliothek di Berlino, consente di seguire la storia di questo sodalizio scientifico, che si tramutò nel tempo in autentica amicizia, e di approfondire l’importante realtà culturale della Torino post-unitaria.

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16 March, 2015

UPDATE – VI Incontro Instrumenta Inscripta: Le iscrizioni con funzione didascalico-esplicativa – Aquileia 26-28 marzo 2015

Filed under: events,news — FranciscaFeraudi @ 11:14

Please find here the up-to-date and ultimate programe of the

VI Incontro Instrumenta Inscripta meeting at Aquileia, 26-28 March 2015

focussing on

“Le iscrizioni con funzione didascalico-esplicativa. Committente, destinatario, contenuto e descrizione dell’oggetto nell’instrumentum inscriptum

5 March, 2015

BES Spring Meeting – 9 May 2015

Filed under: BES,events,news — Lorenzo Calvelli @ 10:46

The BES Spring Meeting 2015 is scheduled to take place in Dresden on 9 May 2015

Confirmed speakers:

S. Orlandi (Rome): A “new” actor from an “old” inscription.
W. Eck (Köln): Geschriebene Kommunikation: 200 Jahre kaiserliche Politik im Spiegel der Bürgerrechtskonstitutionen.
J.K. Davies (Liverpool): Proxy epigraphy: reaching the private economic places that inscriptions cannot normally reach
K. Hallof (Berlin): Romani intra portas. The Roman community im frühaugusteischen Kos.
M.H. Crawford (UCL): The epigraphy of Latin colonisation.

The meeting will take place in the Hans-Nadler-Saal in the Residenzschloss of the Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden (SKD).

Call for short reports and posters:

Anyone interested in offering a short report (c. 5-10 minutes) on new finds from the last season, or to present a poster on their doctoral or postdoctoral project, should contact the meeting organiser, Dr Christoph Lundgreen, at their earliest convenience: Christoph.Lundgreen@tu-dresden.de.

The full programme will become available once the short reports and posters have been confirmed.

The meeting is generously supported by: Mommsengesellschaft e.V.; Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden; Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der Technischen Universität Dresden e.V.

REGISTRATION:

The meeting is free of charge, but anyone interested in participating is asked to register their attendance by 30 April 2015 using the BES registration form.

For information on accommodation in Dresden click here. And for travel tips on how to get to Dresden, click here.

And to find out what’s on at the Opera (and to buy tickets), see the Spielplan of the Semperoper!

 

http://www.britishepigraphysociety.org/bes-spring-meeting.html

Instrumenta inscripta VI. Le iscrizioni con funzione didascalico-esplicativa. Committente, destinatario, contenuto e descrizione dell’oggetto nell’instrumentum inscriptum (Aquileia, 26-28 March 2015)

Filed under: events,news — Lorenzo Calvelli @ 10:42

For details see attached programme:

Instrumenta_inscripta_26-28_marzo_2015

Aquileia 26-28 marzo 2015
La Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Friuli Venezia Giulia, il Dipartimento di Storia e Tutela dei Beni Culturali dell’Università degli Studi di Udine e la Società Friulana di Archeologia organizzano nei giorni dal 26 al 28 marzo 2015, presso il Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia, il VI incontro della serie dedicata agli Instrumenta inscripta.
L’incontro avrà come tema principale: Le iscrizioni con funzione didascalico-esplicativa. Committente, destinatario, contenuto e descrizione dell’oggetto nell‘instrumentum inscriptum.
Si prevede di articolare l’incontro nel seguente modo:
– Giovedì 26 marzo, ore 15.00-18.00: I sessione: iscrizioni didascaliche ed esplicative – il rapporto tra committente e destinatario;
– Venerdì 27 marzo, ore 9.30-13.00: II sessione: iscrizioni didascaliche ed esplicative – il testo descrittivo: contenuto e descrizione;
 – Venerdì 27 marzo, ore 15.00-18.00: III sessione: iscrizioni didascaliche ed esplicative – indicazioni di peso, dimensioni e valore;
 – Sabato 28 marzo, ore 9.30-13.00: IV sessione: variae.
La partecipazione al convegno prevede una quota d’iscrizione di 80 €, comprensiva di pranzi e cene e di una riduzione sul costo dei pernottamenti. Una lista degli alberghi convenzionati sarà distribuita successivamente ai relatori, unitamente alle modalità d’iscrizione.
Nel corso del convegno saranno organizzate visite al Museo Archeologico Nazionale e al Museo Paleocristiano di Aquileia.

4 March, 2015

Insegnamento di Epigrafia greca/Teaching position in Greek Epigraphy Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

Filed under: jobs,news — Alice Bencivenni @ 16:31

Insegnamento di Epigrafia greca alla Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

La Scuola Normale Superiore invita qualificati studiosi nel campo dell’Epigrafia greca a inviare espressioni di interesse in vista della possibile attivazione di una posizione a livello di professore associato presso la Classe di Scienze Umane. Sono invitati in modo particolare studiosi che uniscano a una documentata competenza epigrafica un’ampia conoscenza della storia del mondo greco antico, con particolare riguardo alla storia delle istituzioni e delle relazioni internazionali.

La Scuola cerca candidati di comprovata esperienza, con un chiaro potenziale per promuovere e dirigere attività di ricerca, e con uno specifico interesse all’insegnamento a livello pre- e post-laurea a un piccolo insieme di studenti altamente selezionati.

A seguito dell’indagine, la Scuola deciderà se attivare l’insegnamento, il tipo di contratto da stipulare o di procedura da attivare.

Le espressioni di interesse, indirizzate a:
Prof. Michele Ciliberto
Preside della Classe di Scienze Umane
Scuola Normale Superiore
Piazza Cavalieri, 7
I-56126 Pisa
Italy
possono essere inviate via email all’indirizzo classi@sns.it avendo cura di scrivere EOI/EPIG nell’oggetto.

Il termine per la presentazione è il 9 marzo 2015

Le espressioni di interesse (in italiano o in inglese) devono includere il curriculum vitae, una descrizione degli attuali interessi di ricerca e ogni altra informazione rilevante sul candidato.

The 19th Rencontres Sabéennes: call for papers

Filed under: events,news — Pietro Liuzzo @ 12:31

Posted on behalf of Irene Rossi.

June 18-20, 2015 (Dip. Civiltà e Forme del Sapere, University of Pisa, Italy)

The annual meeting Rencontres Sabéennes, dedicated to the epigraphy, history and archaeology of pre-Islamic South Arabia, will be held this year at

the University of Pisa from Thursday 18 June to Saturday 20 June 2015.

The topic of Rencontres Sabéennes 19 is identity. In line with this, submissions dealing with aspects related to the homogeneity and diversity of the languages and cultures of pre-Islamic South Arabia and its neighbouring civilizations are welcomed. Submission of joint papers, to foster the exploration of the topics from different perspectives (historical, epigraphic, archaeological etc.) is also encouraged.

Besides, Rencontres Sabéennes offers a venue for the presentation of the latest academic researches and the fieldwork projects that are currently underway.

The deadline for the abstract submission via Easychair (preferably in English and not exceeding 300 words) is March 23, 2015 [https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rs19].

Rencontres Sabéennes 19 will be hosted at the Aula Magna of the department of “Filologia, Letteratura e Linguistica” of the University of Pisa, piazza Torricelli 2. For those wishing to attend the conference as an auditor, registration is already open at Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.it/e/rencontres-sabeennes-19-registration-15943597730].

Contacts: Alessia Prioletta, Alexia Pavan, Annamaria De Santis

rs19_pisa@cfs.unipi.it

5 February, 2015

2nd North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy

Filed under: AIEGL,ASGLE,events,news — Nikolaos Papazarkadas @ 21:25

The 2nd North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy

January 4-5, 2016 (University of California, Berkeley)

The second North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy will be held on Monday and Tuesday, January 4-5, 2016, at the University of California, Berkeley, under the aegis of the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (ASGLE), and with support from the Aleshire Center for the Study of Greek Epigraphy, the Departments of Classics and History at UC Berkeley, ASGLE, the Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine (AIEGL), and Brill Publishers.

The congress, to be held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies in San Francisco, CA (Wednesday through Saturday, January 6-9, 2016), will include several parallel sessions (at least one of which will be devoted to new texts), two plenary sessions, and two keynote addresses; there will also be space in the program for a poster session. It is our intention to submit the conference proceedings for publication in the series Brill Studies in Greek and Roman Epigraphy, which published the proceedings of the first congress (http://www.brill.com/products/book/ancient-documents-and-their-contexts).

The congress organizing committee is pleased to invite individual abstracts for the parallel sessions (for papers of 20 minutes) and for the poster session. Abstracts of no more than 1 page should be submitted by email attachment in PDF or Word document form by Friday, March 20, 2015 to the congress email address at NACGLE2016@gmail.com. Please indicate at the end of your abstract whether or not you are willing to submit your paper or poster for inclusion in the published volume. Abstracts will be reviewed by the members of the congress organizing committee, and the results of the review process will be made known to potential participants no later than April 20, 2015.

For further details about the congress, please see the congress webpage at http://classics.case.edu/asgle/second-north-american-congress-of-greek-and-latin-epigraphy/.

28 January, 2015

Epigrafia e politica. Il contributo della documentazione epigrafica allo studio delle dinamiche politiche nel mondo romano

Filed under: events,news — Lorenzo Calvelli @ 08:28

Epigrafia e politica. Il contributo della documentazione epigrafica allo studio delle dinamiche politiche nel mondo romano

Mercoledì 28 gennaio 2015, ore 14.15 – Giovedì 29 gennaio 2015, ore 9.00
Aula 113, Via Festa del Perdono, 7, Milano

Mercoledì 28 gennaio 2015
Ore 14.15
Saluto del Direttore di Dipartimento, Prof. Alfonso D’Agostino
Introduzione – Prof.ssa Simonetta Segenni
Prima sessione
Presiede: Prof. Umberto Laffi (Università di Pisa)
Ore 14.45
Werner Eck (Universität zu Köln):
Comunicare per iscritto: 200 anni di politica imperiale nei testi dei diplomi militari
Ore 15.30
Cesare Letta (Università di Pisa):
Fasti Albenses: progressi e palinodie sui fasti consolari
Ore 16.00
Giuliana Cavalieri Manasse (Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Veneto) e Giovannella Cresci Marrone (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia):
Frammenti di formae dal Capitolium di Verona
Ore 16.30
Coffe Break
Ore 17.00
Alberto Dalla Rosa (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris):
Dei documenti di valore secondario? Il posto delle fonti epigrafiche nella storiografia romana antica
Ore 17.30
Alfredo Buonopane (Università di Verona):
Élites cittadine e lavori pubblici in Italia settentrionale: le testimonianze epigrafiche
Ore 18.00
Michele Bellomo (Università di Milano):
Il contributo delle fonti epigrafiche allo studio della seconda guerra punica: alcuni casi eccezionali

Giovedì 29 gennaio 2015
Seconda Sessione
Presiede: Prof. Cesare Letta (Università di Pisa)
Ore 9.00
Monica Chiabà (Università di Trieste):
Epigrafia e politica dall’Urbe alla provincia. L’iscrizione trionfale di Gaio Sempronio Tuditano (cos. 129 a. C.) da Aquileia
Ore 9.30
Giuseppe Camodeca (Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”):
Le élites cittadine nella Campania romana: potere politico e vicende sociali
Ore 10.00
Claudio Zaccaria (Università di Trieste):
L’uso politico della comunicazione epigrafica nel passaggio dalla Repubblica al Principato
Ore 10.30
Alfredo Valvo (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano):
La politica dopo Augusto
Ore 11.00
Coffee Break
Ore 11.30
Francesca Cenerini (Università di Bologna):
Donne e “politica” alla luce della documentazione epigrafica
Ore 12.00
Gian Luca Gregori – Gianmarco Bianchini (Università di Roma “La Sapienza”):
Caligola “principe ottimo”. Aspetti della propaganda politica nel primo secolo dopo Cristo
Ore 12.30
Antonio Sartori (Università di Milano):
Epigrafia politica, politica dell’Epigrafia
Ore 13.00
Conclusioni

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27 January, 2015

AXON. A Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions.

Filed under: Guest post,news — Alice Bencivenni @ 09:29

Posted on behalf of Stefania De Vido

 

The scientific team of the Greek Epigraphy Laboratory of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice presented in Milan (SAEG IV, 14-16 January 2015) the epigraphic project, “AXON. A Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions”, a tool for study and research completely missing from the Italian scene. This project was conceived within the Greek Epigraphy Laboratory itself, which is meant to be its scientific and operational headquarters.

Documents will be considered dating from the birth of the polis in the Archaic Age to 31 BC: these chronological boundaries ensure contextual homogeneity and correspond to the conventional definition of ‘Greek history’. Furthermore, texts will be selected according to a broader notion of ‘historical’ inscription, which includes those documents relevant not only for their political and institutional contents, but also for the social as well as cultural issues they display. A first selection of inscriptions – 80 to 100 texts from the 8th to the 2nd centuries BC – will be published along with thorough critical apparatus as well as a ‘genetic’ lemma, Italian translation, and commentary (Carocci editore, ed. by C. Antonetti and S. De Vido).

In the meantime, a database is being brought into existence, in order to offer a potentially ever growing online edition of a wider selection of documents, provided with complete lemma and critical apparatus, Italian translation, commentary, and updated bibliography; this digital anthology will be progressively improved by scholars, and will be freely accessible. Nowadays academics have several high-standard epigraphic databases at their disposal: our database, homogeneous as it is with the major ones from a conceptual point of view, will nonetheless contribute to the international panorama by helping provide a shared epigraphic vocabulary, as well as offering the scholarly world a SEG-derived widely implemented bibliography, and accurate indexing.

In conclusion, “AXON” aims to establish a long-term synergy between Italian and foreign epigraphists and historians, beyond disciplinary boundaries, involving experts in language, dialects, and archaeology, in order to create a tool bound to prove useful for a wide range of potential users.

For further information, please visit our web-site or ask to our e-mail address: labepigr@unive.it

Scientific Director of the Greek Epigraphy Laboratory, DSU Ca’ Foscari: Prof. Claudia Antonetti

Project Coordinator (Progetto di Ricerca d’Ateneo 2013): Stefania De Vido

Scientific team: Silvia Palazzo, Michela Socal, Luigi Tessarolo

19 January, 2015

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

Filed under: events,news — Alice Bencivenni @ 14:30

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

(provisional programme to be published next March)

12 January, 2015

EpiDoc Workshop, London, April 20-24, 2015

Filed under: news — Simona Stoyanova @ 13:06

We invite applications for a 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts, to be held in the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, April 20-24, 2015. The workshop will be taught by Gabriel Bodard (KCL), Simona Stoyanova (Leipzig) and Charlotte Tupman (KCL). There will be no charge for the workshop, but participants should arrange their own travel and accommodation.

EpiDoc (epidoc.sf.net) is a community of practice and guidance for using TEI XML for the encoding of inscriptions, papyri and other ancient texts. It has been used to publish digital projects including Inscriptions of Aphrodisias, Vindolanda Tablets Online, Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri and Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri, and is also being used by Perseus Digital Library and EAGLE Europeana Project. The workshop will introduce participants to the basics of XML markup and give hands-on experience of tagging textual features and object descriptions in TEI, identifying and linking to external person and place authorities, and use of the tags-free Papyrological Editor (papyri.info/editor).

No technical skills are required, but a working knowledge of Greek or Latin, epigraphy or papyrology, and the Leiden Conventions will be assumed. The workshop is open to participants of all levels, from graduate students to professors and professionals.

To apply for a place on this workshop please email simona.stoyanova@informatik.uni-leipzig.de with a brief description of your reason for interest and summarising your relevant background and experience, by Friday February 27th, 2015.

22 December, 2014

SAEG IV Seminario Avanzato di Epigrafia Greca

Filed under: events — Alice Bencivenni @ 12:27

SAEG

IV SEMINARIO AVANZATO DI EPIGRAFIA GRECA

MILANO – UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI

14-16 GENNAIO 2015

Sala lauree “Alberto Malliani” della Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia

 PROGRAMMA SAEG IV

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