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INSCRIPTA-Workshop “Rome outside Rome II”

INSCRIPTA-Workshop “Rome outside Rome II” Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz, 12 – 14 June 2014 Schedule and contact for information: Eberhard.J.Nikitsch@adwmainz.de  

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Grasby’s Processes in the Making of Roman Inscriptions full set available

The Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford University is pleased to announce the recent publication of the last in the series Processes in the Making of Roman Inscriptions by Richard Grasby. The complete series of thirteen booklets, … Continue reading

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Pavement Signs Typology

A typology for recording pavement signs. Pavement Signs Typology (PDF) Over many years Charlotte Roueché has been collecting examples of pavement markings, particularly at Aphrodisias and Ephesus: these have conventionally been described as gameboards, although only some of them were … Continue reading

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Imaging Inscriptions Workshop, Manchester, Sept 21

Reflectance Transformation Imaging of Inscriptions: a workshop at the Manchester Museum; Wednesday 21st September, 10am – 4pm. Dr George Bevan and Prof Daryn Lehoux (Queen’s University, Canada) will lead a workshop demonstrating the use of ‘reflectance transformation imaging’* in the … Continue reading

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Dalla pietra all’immagine digitale, Udine, October 18-22, 2010

Workshop “Dalla pietra all’immagine digitale. Tecniche e metodologie del rilievo e della ricostruzione digitale dei monumenti iscritti” 18-22 ottobre 2010, Aquileia (Udine, Italia) Il corso intende far conoscere e imparare ad utilizzare le moderne tecnologie disponibili per il rilievo, la … Continue reading

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A Census of Digital Epigraphy

Dear colleagues and friends: (Apologies for cross-postings to lists. Please feel free to forward to colleagues, students and other discussion fora.) Please send me (tom.elliott@nyu.edu) information about digital projects, publications and computer-aided research in epigraphy. This information will be used … Continue reading

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Online seminar on unpublished inscriptions from Corinth

CurEp will soon play host to a virtual seminar on some unpublished Greek and Latin inscriptions from Corinth. The seminar will be directed by Donald Laing and Paul Iversen, with collaboration from Gabriel Bodard and myself. These inscriptions were unearthed … Continue reading

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Inscriptions, language, and txting

Yesterday Mark Liberman over at the Language Log posted a short comparison of abbreviations in ancient Latin inscriptions, and the shorthand comminly used (and much reviled) in text-messaging and instant-messaging today (article titled “pont max tr pot lol“). While this … Continue reading

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Epigraphic Digitization and Imagery Annotation

My query about a Hadrianic boundary marker from Bulgaria was occasioned by a demo that Sean Gillies and I (mostly Sean) worked up for online epigraphic image annotation using some free, open-source software called OpenLayers. Sean blogged about the demo, … Continue reading

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