Monthly Archives: June 2007

Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica

Joyce Reynolds and colleagues at King’s College London are beginning a three-year project to publish the Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica, along with supporting materials, images, and a detailed geographical gazeteer. From the IRCyr project website (http://ircyr.kcl.ac.uk/): In 1948 Joyce Reynolds, … Continue reading

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An Old Persian text in the Persepolis Fortification Archive

Chuck Jones writes: For the first time, a text has been found in Old Persian language that shows the written language in use for practical recording and not only for royal display. The text is inscribed on a damaged clay … Continue reading

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Convegno Napoli: Atleti e artisti a Neapolis

Napoli (Italia): 29 giugno 2007. – Programma.

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Call for contributions: workshops and conferences

Recently, we’ve posted announcements and programs for several interesting colloquia and lectures, including: Athletes and Artists in Naples (29 June 2007) Public opinion and forms of communication at Rome (21-23 June 2007) Roman epigraphy in Sardinia (14-15 July 2007) Only … Continue reading

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Congresso: Epigrafia romana in Sardegna

Sant’Antiocho (Sardegna, Italia): 14-15 luglio 2007 — Programma

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Colloquio Borghesi 2007: “Opinione pubblica e forme di comunicazione a Roma. Il linguaggio dell’epigrafia”

Bertinoro (Italia), 21-23 giugno 2007 – Informazioni e programma

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New Acquisitions: ASCSA/BSA May 2007

The Ambrosia Union Catalog of the libraries of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the British School at Athens facilitates searches for recently acquired works of interest. The following list (for May 2007) was assembled from the … Continue reading

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The Culture of Water in Roman Baetica

A post at Noticias de Historia Antigua alerted us to Amalia Rodríguez’s piece, “La Cultura del agua en la Bética Romana” (Anadlucía Investiga, 11 June 2007), which details the newly funded cartographic and epigraphic study: Researchers in the Ancient History … Continue reading

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Letters of Hadrian to the Dionysian Artists at Alexandreia Troas

A post to Rogue Classicism put us on the trail of the following: three new letters of the emperor Hadrian to the association of Dionysiac artists have been published recently: G. Petzl and E. Schwertheim, Hadrian und die dionysischen Künstler. … Continue reading

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Job and Phd studentship at Oxford

Noted via a post by Melissa Terras to the Digital Classicist list: UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD FACULTY OF CLASSICS Sub-Faculty of Ancient History E-Science, Imaging Technology and Ancient Documents Applications are invited for two posts for which funding has been secured … Continue reading

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Athletes and artists in Naples: new information from the Piazza Nicola Amore

We recently received the following notice of an upcoming epigraphic colloquium in Naples: Si inoltra il programma del convegno “Atleti e artisti a Neapolis. I nuovi dati da Piazza Nicola Amore“, che si terrà il 29 giugno presso l’Università degli … Continue reading

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Wallace’s Intro to Wall Inscriptions

Over at ancienthistory.about.com, N.S. Gill has a short overview piece about: Rex Wallace, An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum, Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2005, ISBN: 086516570X [worldcat record]

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Request for bibliography: Greek inscriptions of Aïn Labakha

Françoise Dunand asks: Quelqu’un pourrait-il me dire où et quand ont été publiées les corrections apportées à la publication par G. Wagner des inscriptions grecques d’Aïn Labakha dans ZPE 111, 1996, p. 97-114? Merci d’avance. Please direct replies to Professor … Continue reading

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Corrigenda: Greek Sacred Law (Lupu)

Recently noted: “Eran Lupu has ‘More Corrections and Some Second Thoughts’ on his book: Greek Sacred Law. A Collection of New Documents (NGSL), Leiden 2005,” ASGLE Newsletter 11.1 (15 May 2007), 6-10. The ASGLE Newsletter is not currently available online. … Continue reading

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A New Text of IG XII 2 1069

A new text is offered by Prof. Elias Kapteanopoulos (Dept. of History, Central Connecticut State University). It has appeared in the following locations: “Elias Kapteanopoulos provides a new text of IG II2 1069,” ASGLE Newsletter 11.1 (15 May 2007), 3-6 … Continue reading

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