Current Epigraphy
ISSN: 1754-0909

29 July, 2014

AIO launch

Filed under: EAGLE,news,publications — Pietro Liuzzo @ 15:23

Attic Inscriptions Online (AIO) and EAGLE are delighted to announce the launch, on Tuesday 29th July, of a package of new English translations, supporting papers and upgrades to AIO:

1. 153 new translations (by Stephen Lambert, P. J. Rhodes, Feyo Schuddeboom and Lina van’t Wout).

From the late-5th cent. BC:

(a) sacrificial calendar of Thorikos

(b) Athenian decree on the administration of the property of Kodros, Neleus and Basile (IG I84)

(c) accounts of payments from the treasury of Athena, 410-407? BC (IG I3 375 and 377, the “Choiseul marble” in the Louvre, Paris)

B. A selection of 27 important Athenian laws and decrees of 403-353 BC

C. A newly published inscription of ca. 340-325 BC honouring the historian of Attica, Phanodemos

D. The corpus of Athenian decrees of 229/8-198/7 BC, 121 in total, together with brief historical notes (IG II3 1, 1135-1255)

This brings the total number of translations on the site to 469.

2. Two new AIO Papers (4 and 5) and a revised version of AIO Paper no. 1. These discuss particular inscriptions, or groups of inscriptions, in greater detail:

S. D. Lambert, Notes on Inscriptions of the Marathonian Tetrapolis. AIO Papers 1.

S. D. Lambert, Inscribed Athenian Decrees of 229/8-198/7 BC (IG II3 1, 1135-1255). AIO Papers 4.

S. D. Lambert, Accounts of Payments from the Treasury of Athena in 410-407 ? BC (IG II3 375 and 377)

3. Improvements to translations and metadata already on the site

4. Upgrades, including:

(a) responsive design, which will facilitate use of the site with tablets and mobile phones and the addition of fuller notes to the translations

(b) XML and JSON outputs and API

(c) numerous other improvements to site design and functions.

21 July, 2014

Augustus from a Distance. Conference, Sydney 29th september – 2nd october 2014

Filed under: events,news — FranciscaFeraudi @ 08:26

Augustus from a Distance.
A conference in the bi-millennial year of the death of Gaius Iulius Caesar Octavianus Augustus

University of Sydney, 29 September to 2 October 2014

Programme

XIV A.D. Saeculum Augustum. O Século de Augusto. Congresso Internacional – Lisbona 24th – 26th september 2014

Filed under: events,news — FranciscaFeraudi @ 08:18

Congresso Internacional

XIV A.D. Saeculum Augustum. O Século de Augusto

 

Lisbona 24th – 26th september 2014

 

Programme, contact and further information

XXe Rencontre franco-italienne sur l’Epigraphie du Monde Romain – Poitiers 18th-19th september 2014

Filed under: events,news — FranciscaFeraudi @ 08:12

XXe Rencontre franco-italienne sur l’Epigraphie du Monde Romain:
Esclaves et maîtres dans le monde romain Expressions épigraphiques des liens et relations

Poitiers (France) 18th – 19th september 2014

Programme

11 July, 2014

“2000 Jahre Augustus – Wirken und Vermächtnis”, Vienna 24th-26th September 2014

Filed under: events,news — FranciscaFeraudi @ 09:59

Meeting:

“2000 Jahre Augustus – Wirken und Vermächtnis”, Vienna 24th-26th September 2014

Augustus 2000_Programme

7 July, 2014

2014 supplement to ‘Guide de l’épigraphiste’ now available

Filed under: news — Gil Renberg @ 05:44

Compulsive hitting of the “refresh” button on my internet browser has just paid off with the discovery that the annual summer update to the ‘Guide’ has been posted online here.

 

3 July, 2014

Corpus of Inscriptions of Medieval France (CIFM): Journée d’étude, Poitiers, 17 septembre 2014

Filed under: events,news — FranciscaFeraudi @ 11:59

Programme_CIFM_17_09_14_english Programme_CIFM_17_09_14(1) CIFM_25_présentation CIFM_25_english_presentation(1)

 

Chers collègues,

L’équipe d’épigraphie de Poitiers a le plaisir de vous inviter à la journée d’étude qui se tiendra le mercredi 17 septembre 2014 au CESCM, autour des questions d’édition des inscriptions médiévales et pour fêter les 40 ans du Corpus des inscriptions de la France médiévale ainsi que la sortie du 25e volume.

Vous trouverez ci-joint le programme avec l’affiche de la journée, et la présentation du CIFM 25. N’hésitez pas à diffuser largement l’information.

En espérant avoir la joie de vous (re)voir et discuter d’épigraphie à cette occasion.

Très cordialement.

Estelle Ingrand-Varenne

———

Dear colleagues,

The epigraphy team of Poitiers is pleased to invite you to the study day which will take place on Wednesday 17th September 2014 at the CESCM, an opportunity to discuss the edition of medieval inscriptions and also celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Corpus of Inscriptions of Medieval France, as well as the release of its 25th volume.

Please find the programme and the poster of the event attached, along with the presentation of CIFM 25, and feel free to spread the word about the study day.

We are hoping to see many of you there and to take the opportunity to talk about epigraphy.

Kind regards,


Estelle INGRAND-VARENNE

CNRS – Corpus
CESCM
TSA 81118
24 rue de la Chaîne 86073 POITIERS CEDEX 9
Tél : 05.49.45.47.04
<http://cescm.labo.univ-poitiers.fr
<http://www.netvibes.com/poledocberthelot#Inscriptheque

18 March, 2014

Neuerscheinung / new publication: TYCHE 28

Filed under: news,publications — FranciscaFeraudi @ 11:02

Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen!

Wir freuen uns, Ihnen mitteilen zu können, daß Tyche 28 erschienen ist.
Das Inhaltsverzeichnis finden Sie im Anhang.

Den Band können Sie entweder direkt beim Verlag bestellen
https://shop.verlagholzhausen.at/hhshop/Tyche-Band-28-2013

oder  über Amazon beziehen
http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/3902976098

Mit herzlichen Grüßen aus Wien

Im Namen der Tyche

Franziska Beutler

 

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that Tyche 28 has been published!
Please find the table of contents attached.

You can either place an order for this volume at the publishing house
https://shop.verlagholzhausen.at/hhshop/Tyche-Band-28-2013

or at
http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/3902976098

Best wished from Vienna

on behalf of Tyche

Franziska Beutler

13 March, 2014

Workshop on ancient wall-inscriptions

Filed under: AIEGL,EAGLE,events,news,training — Tom Elliott @ 22:06

From Rebecca Benefiel by way of Laura Gawlinski for ASGLE:

The Herculaneum Graffiti Project is pleased to announce its inaugural field program to take place on-site in Herculaneum June 18-27, 2014. Participants will receive hands-on training in studying, measuring, photographing and digitizing ancient wall-inscriptions. They will also directly contribute to international projects that are reediting and digitizing ancient inscriptions (Epigraphic Database Roma) and making cultural heritage more accessible (EAGLE Europeana).
The workshop takes place under the patronage of the International Association of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (AIEGL) and in collaboration with the Herculaneum Conservation Project. Please see ancientgraffiti.wlu.edu/hgp for more information.

Rupestral Inscriptions in the Greek World

Filed under: ASGLE,events,news — Tom Elliott @ 22:05

From Laura Gawlinksi on behalf of ASGLE:

Tomorrow (March 14) is the Open Meeting of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. In addition to a summary of recent work done by the School, there will also be a special presentation by Merle Langdon entitled “Rupestral Inscriptions in the Greek World.” This event will be livestreamed so that even those of us not in Athens can enjoy it. It will also appear on the website about 1 week after the event. More information here: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/news/eventDetails/work-of-the-school-during-2013-and-rupestral-inscriptions-in-the-greek-worl

4 March, 2014

INSCRIPTA-Workshop “Rome outside Rome II”

Filed under: events,methodology,news — FranciscaFeraudi @ 14:23

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

 

Workshop on ancient wall-inscriptions

Filed under: news — Gil Renberg @ 00:14

(Posting on behalf of Rebecca Benefiel)

The Herculaneum Graffiti Project is pleased to announce its inaugural field program to take place on-site in Herculaneum June 18-27, 2014. Participants will receive hands-on training in analyzing, measuring, photographing and digitizing ancient wall-inscriptions. They will also directly contribute to international projects that are reediting and digitizing ancient inscriptions (Epigraphic Database Roma) and making cultural heritage more accessible (EAGLE Europeana).
The workshop takes place under the patronage of the International Association of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (AIEGL) and in collaboration with the Herculaneum Conservation Project. Please see ancientgraffiti.wlu.edu/hgp for more information.

30 January, 2014

AIEGL Call for a Virtual General Assembly

Filed under: AIEGL,news — Tom Elliott @ 18:26

The following notice, which was recently emailed to current members of the Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine is reposted here with the permission of AIEGL President Manfred G. Schmidt.

In accordance with Article 6.i of the statutes of AIEGL, the President and Secretary General, with the agreement of the Bureau, call on all active members to take part in a virtual General Assembly (Assemblée générale) in order to vote on an amendment to this very article of our statutes.

The statutes of our association were drawn up more than thirty years ago, when the number of our members was still small and there was no way to communicate via internet. But exactly this means of communication is now an absolute necessity for an international organization such as ours, for which decisions affecting all members should be supported by a broad majority of votes. We ask you therefore very sincerely for your participation and a positive vote on the proposed amendment.

In February the Secretary General will send you a voting form with the text of the amendment as provided in the President’s “New Year’s Letter”, which we ask that you kindly mark (yes or no), sign, and mail (franked or unfranked) before the end of February 2014 to:

Camilla Campedelli
Deputy Secretary General
c/o CORPVS INSCRIPTIONVM LATINARVM
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Jaegerstr. 22/23
D-10117 Berlin
Germany

All votes will be collected and counted by an election commission, according to our procedures. The result will be announced on our homepage as soon as possible.

Many thanks in advance and all the best

Manfred G. Schmidt, AIEGL president
Berlin, January 27th 2014

László Borhy, AIEGL Secretary General
Budapest, January 27th 2014

13 January, 2014

EpiDoc Workshop, London, April 28-May 1, 2014

Filed under: EpiDoc,events,news,training — Charlotte Tupman @ 16:48

We invite applications for a 4-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts, to be held in the Institute of Classical Studies, London, April 28-May 1, 2014. The workshop will be taught by Gabriel Bodard (KCL), Simona Stoyanova (Leipzig) and Charlotte Tupman (KCL). There will be no charge for the teaching, but participants will have to arrange their own travel and accommodation.

EpiDoc is a set of guidelines for using TEI XML for the encoding of inscriptions, papyri and other ancient documentary texts. It has been used to publish digital projects including the Inscriptions of Aphrodisias, the US Epigraphy Project, Vindolanda Tablets Online and the Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri. The workshop will introduce participants to the basics of XML markup and give hands-on experience of tagging textual features and object descriptions in TEI, as well as use of the tags-free Papyrological Editor.

No technical skills are required, but a working knowledge of Greek or Latin, epigraphy or papyrology and the Leiden Conventions will be assumed. The workshop is open to participants of all levels, from graduate students to professors or professionals.

To apply for a place on this workshop please email charlotte.tupman@kcl.ac.uk with a brief description of your reason for interest and summarising your relevant skills and background, by Friday, February 21st, 2014.

11 January, 2014

CFP – ASGLE APA Panel, January 8-11, 2015 New Orleans, Louisiana, Deadline Feb. 1, 2014

Filed under: ASGLE,news — PaulIversen @ 14:45

2015 ASGLE APA Panel
January 8-11, 2015, New Orleans, LA

Inscriptions and Literary Sources
Organized by Paul A. Iversen.

Polybios (12.10.4-12.11.2), in an extended critique of Timaios of Tauromenion, tells us that the Sicilian historian was famous for consulting inscriptions such as dedications, stelai in the back chambers of buildings, and even proxeny decrees on the doorjambs of temples, both to write his history and to criticize his predecessors, or even to correct city records. In keeping with this long tradition of relying upon epigraphical evidence, the Society invites submissions that illuminate the interface between ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions and ancient historical or literary texts. Suitable topics include using contemporary inscriptions to supplement or correct historical texts, or using historical texts to help restore and/or explicate fragmentarily preserved inscriptions, as well as using contemporary inscriptions to improve our understanding of the historical and/or cultural milieu within which literary works, including poetry, were composed.

Abstracts will be evaluated anonymously by the ASGLE Executive Committee and should not be longer than 500 words (bibliography excluded). Please follow the APA Instructions for Individual Abstract Authors and include the ASGLE Abstract Submission Form (found at http://classics.case.edu/asgle/apa-panel/) with your Abstract. The Abstract should be sent electronically as an MS Word file along with a PDF of the ASGLE Abstract Submission Form by February 1, 2014 to: Paul Iversen, Vice-President, ASGLE at paul.iversen(at)cwru.edu. All Greek should either be transliterated or employ a Unicode font. Authors submitting abstracts must be APA members in good standing.

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