Monthly Archives: March 2008

Mouritsen: Quantifying Roman manumission using epigraphic evidence

Henrik Mouritsen has sent me a summary of his paper given at the Cambridge Epigraphy Day in February, which I post below: Henrik Mouritsen (King’s College London) discussed the possibility of quantifying Roman manumission using epigraphic evidence. While acknowledging that … Continue reading

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A new Latin inscription to Hercules from Sicily

David Meadows notes a report in Marsalace (“Ritrovata un epigrafe in lingua latina nel parco archeologico di Capo Boeo: ieri la presentazione al Baglio Anselmi”, 27 March 2008) regarding the discovery of a Latin inscription to Hercules, likely to have … Continue reading

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Dacian inscriptions with Greek graphemes from Gradistea Muncelului – Sarmizegetusa-Regia

In a recent post to inscriptiones-l, B. Alexandru sought contact with other scholars regarding letter shapes in ancient greek alphabets. The context: current work on “some dacian incisions with greek graphemes made on numerous stone blocks from the archeologicall site … Continue reading

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Seeking Sabazius

In a recent post to inscriptiones-l, Gil Renberg asks: I am wondering whether anyone has a list of Latin and Greek dedications to Jupiter/Zeus Sabazius published since the appearance of CCIS. I am working on a restoration of a Latin … Continue reading

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Republished: Bulletin épigraphique 1987-2001

In a recent post to inscriptiones-l, Denis Rousset drew our attention to the republication, in four volumes, of the annual Bulletin épigraphique for the years 1987-2001. The PDF file he attached to his note was stripped by the Yahoo Groups … Continue reading

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BMCR review of SEG 52 (2002)

In BMCR 2008.03.10 there is a short review by Georges Rougemont of SEG 2002 (published last year): A. Chaniotis, T. Corsten, R.S. Stroud, R.A. Tybout, Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Volume 52 (2002). Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. xxxvi, 905. ISBN 90-04-15508-2. €168.00 … Continue reading

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Call for report: The Documents in the Attic Orators and Greek Epigraphy

According to a notice on the American School of Classical Studies in Athens’ website, the Upper House seminar on 17 April will be delivered by Edward Harris on the subject “The Documents in the Attic Orators and Greek Epigraphy.” The … Continue reading

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Presentation: Epigraphic Interoperability

Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica ( First International Workshop. British School at Rome, 28-29 February 2008. Charlotte Tupman and Gabriel Bodard: Epigraphic Interoperability On the occasion of the Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica Workshop on geospacial data and interoperability, held in Rome … Continue reading

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BMCR epigraphic titles available (February 2008)

Some titles of possible interest to epigraphers available for review, exerpted from BMCR 2008.03.01: 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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Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions online

As announced via AIEGL, a preliminary version of Henry Immerwahr’s Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions has been made available online as a downloadable PDF. In a preface to this version, Immerwahr states: This corpus is simply a collection of notes … Continue reading

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