Monthly Archives: August 2007

Guide de l’épigraphiste 7e éd.

The seventh supplement to the Guide de l’Épigraphiste (by Bérard, Feissel, Petitmengin, Rousset, Sève et al.) has been published as a PDF, downloadable from the École Normale Supérieure website at: http://www.antiquite.ens.fr/pdf/Supplement7.pdf As usual the supplement contains additions and corrections to … Continue reading

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CIEGL Visual Aids: Advice to Speakers

The organizers of the 13th Epigraphic Congress, to be held 2-7 September in Oxford, have promulgated the following essential information for presenters (digested from an email): Visual materials may be displayed during presentation either via a PowerPoint presentation or transparencies … Continue reading

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Help us blog CIEGL 2007

The 13th International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy is just over a week away! If you plan to attend the congress in Oxford, the editors of CEp request your help in sharing the event with colleagues who cannot attend, … Continue reading

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BMCR Review of Hispania Epigraphica CD Rom

In Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.08.46: Joaquín Gómez-Pantoja, Hispania Epigraphica 1989-2000 (1 al 10). Madrid: Servicio de Publicaciones, 2006. Pp. CD-Rom. ISBN 84-95215-53-5. €50.00 (individuals). €66.00 (institutions). Reviewed by David Noy, University of Wales Lampeter (d.noy@lamp.ac.uk) In his review of … Continue reading

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BMCR Review of Connelly, Portrait of a Priestess

This week in BMCR 2007.08.43: Joan Breton Connelly, Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 415; figs. 109, color pls. 27. ISBN 978-0-691-12746-0. $39.50. Reviewed by Catherine M. Keesling, Georgetown … Continue reading

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Seminar: ‘A VRE for the Study of Documents and Manuscripts’

Yesterday afternoon’s (Friday 17th August) seminar in the Digital Classicist series was presented by Charles Crowther of the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents in Oxford, on the subject of ‘A Virtual Research Environment for the Study of Documents … Continue reading

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‘Can Computers Ever Read Ancient Texts?’

Yesterday (Friday 3rd Aug) Melissa Terras, lecturer in Electronic Communication in the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies (UCL) gave a seminar in the Digital Classicist series at the Institute of Classical Studies entitled ‘Can Computers Ever Read Ancient … Continue reading

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Review of Trzcionka, Magic and the Supernatural in Fourth-Century Syria

Reviewed today in BMCR 2007.08.06, a volume which includes detailed discussion of inscribed amulets and curse tablets: Silke Trzcionka, Magic and the Supernatural in Fourth-Century Syria. London and New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. 227. ISBN 0-415-39242-X. £17.99. Reviewed by Thomas … Continue reading

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Epigraphic titles for review from BMCR

In this months Books Received list in BMCR 2007.08.01, the following titles appear that may be of interest to epigraphers: Titles marked by an asterisk are available for review. Qualified volunteers should indicate their interest by a message to classrev@brynmawr.edu, … Continue reading

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