Monthly Archives: May 2007

Roman military diploma at Brigham Young University library

The Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah (U.S.A.) has installed a display featuring a Roman military diploma issued to one Marcus Herennius Polymita during the reign of the Emperor Trajan (dating to 109 CE), along … Continue reading

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Two articles on Egyptian inscriptions in JJP

Thanks to Gregg Schwender at What’s New in Papyrology who points out the two following (easily missed) epigraphic titles from Journal of Juristic Papyrology 36 (2006): Tomasz Derda & Jacques van der Vliet, ‘Four Christian Funerary Inscriptions from the Fayum … Continue reading

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Keegan reviews Hasegawa’s Familia Urbana

Recently in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review: BMCR 2007.05.37: Peter Keegan reviews Kinuko Hasegawa, The Familia Urbana during the Early Empire: A Study of Columbaria Inscriptions, BAR International Series 1440, Oxford: Archaeopress, 2005, ISBN: 1841718769 (worldcat record for book).

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Unpublished Roman Graffiti in basement of US Embassy

Mark Handley writes to the Late-Antique discussion list to ask: Trawling the web looking for information on late antique graffiti I came across a project run out of the Swedish Institute at Rome on a building now in the basement … Continue reading

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BES News ns 17 (Spring 2007)

The BES Newsletter for Spring 2007 has been circulated today. The newsletter is in PDF and back issues (from 9 through to 15) can be downloaded from http://www.csad.ox.ac.uk/bes/Newsletter.htm. The Contents for the current issue include: Announcements News of members & … Continue reading

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Festschrift Anne Helttula

Ad itum liberum. Essays in honour of Anne Helttula (eds. O. Merisalo – R. Vainio), Jyväskylä 2007. ISBN 978-951-39-2807-0. Distributed by the Department of Languages, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; contact joutsen [at] jyu.fi Epigraphy-related papers: Silvio Panciera: “Tarracina: comptum non … Continue reading

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A Virtual Research Environment for the Study of Documents and Manuscripts

Charles Crowther points out a VRE award closely related to the Image, Text, Interpretation e-Science award posted yesterday. A Virtual Research Environment for the Study of Documents and Manuscripts The Humanities Division at Oxford University has been awarded two years … Continue reading

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13th Epigraphy Congress, urgent accommodation and programme news

Circulated by AIEGL: 13th Epigraphy Congress – urgent accommodation and programme news Dear Colleagues We should like to urge you to complete your booking arrangements for the 13th International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, 2-8 September 2007. The lower-price … Continue reading

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Image, Text, Interpretation: e-Science, Technology and Documents

Just announced: Oxford and UCL have won an award to apply e-Science technologies to the reading of the Vindolanda Tablets and other other epigraphic materials. “Image, Text, Interpretation: e-Science, Technology and Documents” Original documents are primary, often unique, resources for … Continue reading

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Foreign Residents in Athens, 322-120 B.C.

A recent publication of the Finnish Institute at Athens: Maria Niku, The Official Status of the Foreign Residents in Athens, 322-120 B.C.. Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 12. Helsinki 2007. 181 pp., app. ISBN 978-951-98806-7-9 [worldcat … Continue reading

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EpiDoc Summer School, 11-15 June, 2007

Over the last few years an international group of scholars has been developing a set of conventions for marking up ancient documents in XML for publication and interchange. The EpiDoc Guidelines started from the case of inscriptions, but the principles … Continue reading

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Le Epigrafi della Valle di Comino

As circulated by AIEGL: Sono disponibili gli Atti del terzo convegno sull’epigrafia del Lazio meridionale organizzato da Heikki Solin a San Donato Val di Comino (FR). Il volumetto, attualmente, può essere richiesto alla Tipografia Ugo Sambucci, viale Dante, n. 59, … Continue reading

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Melissa Terras, Image to Interpretation

Gregg Schwender posts in the What’s New in Papyrology blog the following summary of a new publication. I re-post this here not only because the Vindolanda website is one of the first pilots of the EpiDoc schema, but because this … Continue reading

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New Edition of the Athenian Tribute Lists

Bjorn Paarmann, Editing and commenting on the Athenian Tribute Lists in 2007. Saturday 5th May 2007, BES Spring Meeting, Edinburgh. Paarmann spoke about his doctoral dissertation project at Fribourg (due to be awarded Summer 2007) which was to collect, edit, … Continue reading

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ASGLE News

The American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy has a new URL: http://www.case.edu/artsci/clsc/asgle/ Membership in ASGLE for one calendar year costs $30 USD for regular faculty, which also automatically enrolls you into the Association Internationationale pour l’Epigraphie Grecque et Latine … Continue reading

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