Monthly Archives: February 2009

L’écriture et l’espace de la mort (Rome, March 5-7, 2009)

L’écriture et l’espace de la mort 5-7 Mars 2009 Rencontres internationales École française de Rome Contact : Jeudi 5 mars : à partir de 15 h : accueil des participants. 15 h 30 : M.-L. Haack (université de Limoges) … Continue reading

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Research Assistant: LGPN & MAMA (Oxford)

Post-doctoral Research Assistant – Lexicon of Greek Personal Names and Monumenta Asiae Minoris Antiqua XI University of Oxford Grade 7, full-time: Salary £28,839 – £35,469 The Lexicon of Greek Personal Names and the Monumenta Asiae Minoris Antiqua XI project are … Continue reading

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Languages of preRoman Italy (Lyon, March 12, 2009)

See also full announcement (at, and programme (at IVe SEMINAIRE SUR LES LANGUES DE L’ITALIE PREROMAINE 12 Mars 2009 – La variation linguistique dans les langues de l’Italie préromaine Journée d’étude organisée par l’université Lumière Lyon 2 et … Continue reading

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Inscriptions and their Uses in Ancient Literature (Manchester, June 25-26, 2009)

INSCRIPTIONS AND THEIR USES IN ANCIENT LITERATURE: A CONFERENCE DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICS AND ANCIENT HISTORY UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER 25-26TH JUNE 2009 Registration is now open for this conference, which aims to explore the possibilities which the literary record of ancient … Continue reading

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Amicitia and isopoliteia in the Spanish NW gold mining district

Inés Sastre and her colleagues from the CSIC (the Spanish National Research Council) have circulated the announcement of the discovery of a new bronze tessera hospitalitis dated by the consuls of 27 A.D. The piece was dug up some months … Continue reading

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An URL worth of notice

Prof. Juan M. Abascal (U. of Alicante) has made of his personal website a gateway to several useful resources for epigraphers: A direct access to the Museo Virtual de Segobriga, the website of this important archaeological site in Central Spain, … Continue reading

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A new Epigraphic Handbook

A new textbook (in Spanish) on Epigraphy  under Dr. Andreu’s editorial  direction  has just came out. More information on the publisher’s website.

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A new inscription from Gades’ theatre

Prof. Alicia Canto directed my attention to this inscription found during archaeological work in the roman theatre of Gades, which is commonly dated in the first Century B.C. (For information on the building’s remains and its situation in Cádiz, see … Continue reading

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Epigraphic titles for review from BMCR

Some selected epigraphic titles from the latest BMCR list: BMCR Books Received (January, 2009) Qualified volunteers should indicate their interest by a message to, with their last name and requested author in the subject line. They should state their … Continue reading

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