Monthly Archives: January 2008

Three rare journals/monograph series

Three more publications that are unavailable (especially in the U.S.), and have recently carried some epigraphical content: Five volumes of this journal published by the Istanbul museum now exist, but in the U.S. only two libraries carry it, and they … Continue reading

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Deir el-Bahari in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods, reviewed

BMCR 2008.01.05 = Adam Lajtar, Deir el-Bahari in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: A Study of an Egyptian Temple Based on Greek Sources. The Journal of Juristic Papyrology, Suppl. IV.   Warsaw:  Institute of Archaeology, Warsaw University and Fundacja im. Rafala … Continue reading

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Images of Spolia

Dan Diffendale has started a public group photo pool on flikr devoted to spolia. At present the group has 8 members and 69 images. The images are publicly available. Any flickr member may contribute.

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New and Rare Publications

Readers will have noticed the recent addition of a new author at CurEp, Gil Renberg. Gil has brought with him the idea of a refinement to one of our core functions: the distribution of notices about new publications. Every epigraphist … Continue reading

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Das Heiligtum für Isis und Mater Magna: Texte und Bilder

Worldcat reveals this book, the source of AE 2004, 1014-1025, to be unavailable in research libraries outside of Germany: Author: Witteyer, Marion Title: Das Heiligtum für Isis und Mater Magna: Texte und Bilder Published: Mainz am Rhein: Von Zabern: 2004 … Continue reading

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Ficheiro Epigrafico CD-ROM

Not a rare book, or even a book, but Worldcat shows no sign of any library having the Ficheiro Epigrafico CD-ROM produced by José d’Encarnação and Joaquín L. Gómez-Pantoja, which includes in .pdf format issues 1-66 (1982-2001) as well as … Continue reading

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Inscripţii latine din Dacia (ILD)

The following title is not owned by any U.S. libraries, and is very rare in Europe. I am told that it contains Latin inscriptions that have appeared since IDR was published. Author: Constantin C. Petolescu Title: Inscripţii latine din Dacia … Continue reading

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Inscripcions romanes d’Ilici, Lucentum, Allon, Dianium i els seus territoris

Gil Renberg notes that the following work is under-represented in North American and European library collections as indicated by Worldcat: Author: Corell, J. (Josep) Title: Inscripcions romanes d’Ilici, Lucentum, Allon, Dianium i els seus territoris / Josep Corell ; amb … Continue reading

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Art and Inscriptions in the Ancient World, reviewed

BMCR 2008.01.29 = Zahra Newby, Ruth Leader-Newby, Art and Inscriptions in the Ancient World. Cambridge: 2007. Pp. xvii, 303. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86851-8. Reviewed by Natalie Boymel Kampen.

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CFP last chance: The Publication and Study of Inscriptions in the Age of the Computer

A reminder that proposals for papers to be included in the following panel are due 1 February 2008: CALL FOR PAPERS 2009 ASGLE Joint AIA/APA Panel Philadelphia, PA, January 8-11 2009 The Publication and Study of Inscriptions in the Age … Continue reading

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Some epigraphic seminars (UK)

Some seminars of possible interest to epigraphers for the coming term. Cambridge Epigraphic Saturday Organised by Joyce Reynolds Saturday 16th February from 10:30 participants will include Professor Werner Eck University of Durham Wednesday 30 January, 5.30pm [Ritson room] Dr Margherita … Continue reading

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Journal: Gephyra

Chuck Jones writes to alert us to a newish, epigraphy-heavy journal that may have escaped the notice of many. Chuck notes that the journal has no ISSN, and each of the three volumes so far produced has been assigned its … Continue reading

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Epigraphy at APA/AIA 2008

UPDATE: added links to all the abstracts I could find The following sessions at the joint annual meetings of the American Philological Association and the Archaeological Institute of America look epigraphical: Friday, 4 January Concrete Text: Epigraphy, Elegy, and Poetic … Continue reading

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Available for review from BMCR

The following titles of possible interest to epigraphers are available for review from BMCR this month (see BMCR 2008.01.01): Bauer, Franz Alto, and Christian Witschel, Statuen in der Spaetantike. Wiesbaden: Ludwig Reichert, 2007. Pp. 500; ills. 200. EUR 98.00. ISBN … Continue reading

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