Monthly Archives: October 2007

Review of Scheid, Res Gestae Divi Augusti

Reviewed in BMCR 2007.10.40: John Scheid, Res gestae divi Augusti. Hauts faits du divin Auguste. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. ccxxiv, 126; figs. 4. ISBN 978-2-251-01446-3. €49.00 (pb). Reviewed by Josiah Osgood, Georgetown In this detailed and critical review … Continue reading

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New publication: Canali de Rossi, Filius Publicus

Just appeared from Herder Editrice (though not yet in the online catalogue), this epigraphic title: Canali De Rossi, Filippo, Filius publicus. υἱὸς τῆς πόλεως e titoli affini in iscrizioni greche di età imperiale. Studi sul vocabolario dell’evergesia – I. Roma: … Continue reading

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ASGLE Announcements

Here are the latest annoucements from ASGLE that may be of interest to the readers of Current Epigraphy: –CALL FOR PAPERS for the 2009 ASGLE Panel, Joint APA/AIA Meetings, Philadelphia, PA January 8-11: The Publication and Study of Inscriptions in … Continue reading

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The Afterlife of Inscriptions, 17th November 2007

British Epigraphy Society Autumn Colloquium THE AFTERLIFE OF INSCRIPTIONS & 11th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Saturday, 17th November 2007, Warwick University Organised by Abigail Graham. Full programme in PDF

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Review of Graf/Johnston, Bacchic Gold Tablets

Just catching up with this: last week in BMCR 2007.10.15 a review of Fritz Graf, Sarah Iles Johnston, Ritual Texts for the Afterlife: Orpheus and the Bacchic Gold Tablets. London/New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. x, 246. ISBN 978-0-415-41551-4. £18.99 (pb). … Continue reading

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Greek Epigraphy Workshop, University of Oxford

1-2 pm, Classics Centre, St. Giles An informal discussion group open to all. Bring a sandwich! 15 October 2007 Riet van Bremen, The date and context of the Archippe decrees from Kyme (SEG 33, 1035-1041) 22 October 2007 Angelos Chaniotis, … Continue reading

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Seminars of interest to epigraphers (Newcastle, Lampeter, London)

University of Newcastle (4 pm, Armstrong Meeting Room, 2nd floor Armstrong Building): 8 November 2007: Prof. R. R. R. Smith (Lincoln College, Oxford) Sarcophagi and Citizenship at Aphrodisias in Caria 28 February 2008: Prof. Alan K. Bowman (Brasenose College, Oxford) … Continue reading

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Eidenow: Oracles, Curses and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks

A very promising new title just spotted in the OUP catalogue: Esther Eidinow Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks. ISBN 978-0-19-927778-0. Pp. 480. £80.00 (hardback). I haven’t had a chance to look at this yet, but according the … Continue reading

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Books available for review from BMCR (September)

Titles of potential interest to epigraphers exerpted from BMCR 2007.09.62, Books Received September 2007: Titles marked by an asterisk are available for review. Qualified volunteers should indicate their interest by a message to, with their last name and requested … Continue reading

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