Monthly Archives: May 2007

New Web Address: American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy

Under its new Secretary/Treasurer Paul Iversen, the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy is moving its website to a new address at Case Western Reserve University, effective immediately: http://www.case.edu/artsci/clsc/asgle/ The old website at UNC-Chapel Hill is still online, but … Continue reading

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The Heliodorus Stele = ZPE 159 (2007), 191-205

The Epoch Times has run a piece entitled “Historically Important Greek Stele Inscriptions Revealed.” It discusses an inscribed stone block (stele) dating no earlier than August 178 BCE. The stele preserves part of a letter of King Seleucus IV Philopator … Continue reading

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Epigraphy in Ancient Society 36 (2006)

Gregg Schwendner over at What’s New in Papyrology alerts us to the following epigraphical articles published in volume 36 of Ancient Society (ISSN: 0066-1619; / E-ISSN: 1783-1334). M.J. Osborne, “The Eponymous Archons of Athens from 300/299 to 286/5,” pp. 69-80, … Continue reading

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Inscribed sarcophagus for a dog named Stephanos

Troels Myrup Kristensen has posted a photograph of the sarcophagus, found at Termessos in 1998 and now in the Antalya museum. The verse inscription on it, which he reports to be barely readable to the naked eye, has been published … Continue reading

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Gortyn Code photos online

Troels Myrup has posted 3 color photos of portions of the Gortyn legal code. Some print publications relevant to the inscription: ICret 4.72 = M. Guarducci, Inscriptiones creticae, opera et consilio Friderici Halbherr collectae, 4 vols., Rome, 1935-1950 (OCLC: 3832343), … Continue reading

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Rey-Coquais, Inscriptions Grecques et Latines de Tyr

The recent publication of Jean-Paul Rey-Coquais, Inscriptions Grecques et Latines de Tyr (BAAL supplement III, Beyrouth 2006) has just come to my notice. This volume contains some 412 inscriptions, most illustrated with photographs, squeezes, and/or sketches; all carefully edited and … Continue reading

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Books available for review from BMCR

As of today’s posting of BMCR 2007.05.01 the following titles of epigraphic interest are available for review (some of them not snapped up since last month). There must be epigraphers out there who want free books? Edmondson, Jonathan, Granite Funerary … Continue reading

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Zizza, Le iscrizioni nella Periegesi, reviewed

Reviewed in BMCR 2007.05.03: Cesare Zizza, Le iscrizioni nella Periegesi di Pausania. Commento ai testi epigrafici. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2006. Pp. 518. ISBN 88-467-1598-5. €32.00. Reviewed by Filippo Canali De Rossi, Liceo Classico Dante Alighieri, Rome (filippocanaliderossi@hotmail.com) Word count: 1858 … Continue reading

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Inscriptions of Messene

The 2004 volume of Praktika tes en Athenais Archaiologikes Etaireias (ISSN 1105-0969) has just been published. Petros Themelis’ report on the excavations of Messene (p. 27-53) includes 10 new inscriptions and a detailed mention of a long (184 lines) text … Continue reading

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