Author Archives: JMCarbon

New Publication: Excavations at Zeugma

Something which might otherwise fly under the radar: there is now (2013) a final publication by the Packard Humanities Institute of the rescue excavations undertaken at Zeugma. The 3 online volumes are accessible at http://zeugma.packhum.org/index and notably include chapters by K.M.D. Dunbabin on … Continue reading

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New Blog: Anathema, News on Religion in the Hellenistic Period

Not exclusively to do with epigraphy, but still a related topic: announcing the recent inauguration of a new blog on religion in the Hellenistic period. Much like Current Epigraphy, this will feature news, recent publications, external links, and other blog … Continue reading

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Epigraphy Workshop, University of Oxford, Trinity Term 2009

[Updated programme, 28.04.2009] An informal discussion group. Mondays, 1.00-2.00. Venue: the first floor seminar room, Ioannou Classics Centre, 66 St Giles. 4 May: Matthew McCarty, “Describing dedicants: the votive epigraphy of Punic and Roman Tunisia” 11 May: Irene Salvo, “Romulus … Continue reading

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Lewis Lecture (May 27, Oxford)

Angelos Matthaiou (Greek Epigraphic Society) will be giving the lecture this year on the topic: ‘The Athenian Empire on Stone Revisited’. Further details to be announced soon.

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Epigraphy Workshop, University of Oxford (Hilary Term 2009)

An informal discussion group, Mondays, 1-2 pm (bring a sandwich). Venue:  first floor seminar room, Ioannou Classics Centre, 66 St Giles. January 26: Michael Crawford, “Imagines Italicae”  February 2: Dimosthenis Papamarkos, “The honorary decree for Sotas (I. Priene 17)” February 9: Peter … Continue reading

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Epigraphica Anatolica (EA) Online

The periodical Epigraphica Anatolica is now (partly) online, following the model of ZPE (which is also hosted by the University of Köln’s website). At the moment, only three issues (2003-2005) are available for download but there is a plan to … Continue reading

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Celtic Conference in Classics, University College Cork, 9-12 July 2008

This upcoming conference features several panels and papers of epigraphical interest. A preliminary programme can be downloaded here as a PDF file: CCC Programme.

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New Reviews from BMCR

The following new reviews may be of interest to epigraphers: BMCR 2008.04.36: Review of: Sergio Daris, Dizionario dei nomi geografici e topografici dell’ Egitto greco-romano. Supplemento 4 (2002-2005). Biblioteca degli “Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia” – 5. Pisa-Roma: Fabrizio … Continue reading

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Craven Seminar, University of Cambridge, 31 May-1 June 2008

[Edit: please note the comment below, which contains an updated programme and additional information.] Several of the papers in this interdisciplinary two-day seminar appear to be of interest for epigraphers. Here is the full programme: ‘Sikelia: Multilingualism and cultural interaction … Continue reading

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Oxford Epigraphy Workshop, Trinity Term 2008: the first three talks

This is an informal discussion group, which usually meets Mondays, 1-2 pm (bring a sandwich if you like). Venue: the first floor seminar room, Ioannou Classics Centre, 66 St Giles. Monday, April 28: Angelos Chaniotis, “Automoloi in Hellenistic Crete: A … 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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CIEGL XIII, Plenary Session 5: ‘Display and Paedagogy’

Susan Walker (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) introduced this session with some remarks about the difficulties involved in persuading administrators to take the display of inscriptions seriously, especially within a large museum environment such as the British Museum. Yet both papers sounded … Continue reading

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CIEGL XIII, Thematic Panel 3.1: ‘Athenian Religion and Society’

Julia Shear (University of Glasgow), “Herakleitos of Athmonon, Antigonos Gonatas, and the Panathenaia”, discussed the Athenian decree honouring Herakleitos of Athmonon, IG II(2) 677 (early 250’s BC). She argued, not entirely convincingly, that while most Hellenistic kings were allowed to … Continue reading

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CIEGL XIII: Thematic Panel 2.2, ‘The Epigraphy of Greek Cult’

Marijana Ricl (University of Belgrade), in “Neokoroi in the Greek World”, outlined the function of these cultic officials as temple wardens and sometimes as replacements for priests, drawing on a large number of inscriptions. She argued that in most contexts … Continue reading

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CIEGL XIII: Thematic Panel 1.2, ‘Greek Inscriptions and Warfare’

After an introduction by Patrick Bakker (Université de Laval, Québec), which gave a brief overview of this “old yet always new” subject, there were four speakers in this very diverse panel: Filippo Canali de Rossi (Liceo Scientifico Talete, Rome) gave … Continue reading

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