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Women in Deccan as gleaned through inscriptions: 200 BCE-1200 CE

Guest post from Rupali Mokashi. My stint with ancient Indian epigraphy started seventeen years ago when I commenced my Doctoral Research on ‘The Position of Women in Deccan as gleaned through inscriptions: 200 BCE-1200 AD.’ The inscriptions were always a … Continue reading

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XIV Congressus Internationalis Epigraphiae Graecae et Latinae

Denso di eventi concomitanti, il Congresso berlinese si è articolato ogni giorno in una sessione plenaria, cui sono seguite diverse sessioni tematiche pomeridiane. Punto di partenza è stata la storia dell’epigrafia come disciplina accademica intrecciata strettamente alla temperie politica e … Continue reading

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CIEGL 2012 Begins

The Fourteenth International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy opened last night in the great “Auditorium Maximum” of the Humboldt University in Berlin. The well-attended opening plenary session began with a series of welcoming remarks by Werner Eck (Chairman of the … Continue reading

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Inscriptions from Libya

An announcement from Charlotte Roueché, Catherine Dobias-Lalou and Lucia Criscuolo: We are delighted to announce a new project to develop and co-ordinate research on the Greek and Roman epigraphy of Libya. The collaborative undertaking involves scholars at King’s College London … Continue reading

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Report on EpiDoc/SoSOL training workshop in Bologna

Over at the Sito Italiano di Epigrafia Greca (SITEG), Alice Bencivenni reports on an EpiDoc/SoSOL training workshop held at the Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, 10-14 January 2011.

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Eck: Documents on Bronze: A Phenomenon of the West?

Today, at the First North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy in San Antonio, Texas, Werner Eck presented a keynote address entitled “Documents on Bronze: A Phenomenon of the West?” I offer the following summary largely from memory, hoping … Continue reading

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Graham Oliver, ‘Formality and informality in Attic epigraphy’ (Dublin, April 24th)

(Paper given at the British Epigraphy Society Spring Meeting, Dublin, April 24th, 2010. Brief report by Charlotte Tupman.) Formality and informality in Attic epigraphy Graham Oliver In the first paper of the day, Graham Oliver applied the theme of the … Continue reading

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Claire Taylor, Graffiti or Inscriptions

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, March 11th, 2010. Brief report by Caroline Barron.) Graffiti or Inscriptions? The Epigraphic Habit in Attica Claire Taylor Dr Taylor’s talk focussed on the problems that arise through the categorisation of some … Continue reading

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Low, Constructing Lives from Stones (March 4)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, March 4th, 2010. Brief report by Susan Fogarty.) Constructing Lives from Stone: Inscriptions and Biographical Traditions Dr. Polly Low, Manchester This lively seminar set out to explore whether the development of literary … Continue reading

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Lambert, Athenian Decrees Honouring Priests (February 25, 2010)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, February 25th, 2010. Brief report by Caroline Barron.) Athenian Decrees Honouring Priests and Priestesses to 20/19BC. Stephen Lambert, Cardiff University In this seminar Stephen Lambert presented a series of Inscriptions from the … Continue reading

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Polinskaya, Meaning of “Common” in Herodotus (London, February 11)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, February 11th, 2010. Brief report by Susan Fogarty.) On the Meaning of “Common” in Herodotus 8.144: Shared Sanctuaries and the Gods of Others Irene Polinskaya, King’s College London “τὸ Ἑλλενικόν consists in … Continue reading

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Van Bremen, ‘A Hellenistic List of Donors?’ (London, February 4th)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, February 4th, 2010. Brief report by Naomi Carless Unwin.) ‘A Hellenistic List of Donors (?)’ Riet van Bremen Dr van Bremen’s paper was concerned with a puzzling inscription from Stratonikeia in Karia … Continue reading

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Robin Osborne, ‘The letter: a diplomatic history’ (London, January 28th)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, January 28th, 2010. Brief report by Charlotte Tupman.) The letter: a diplomatic history Robin Osborne Osborne began his paper by explaining that his main focus would be upon examining structural points in … Continue reading

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Chaniotis, Moving Stones (London, Jan 21)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, January 21st, 2010. Brief report by Gillian Bentley.) ‘Moving Stones’: The Study of Emotions in Greek Inscriptions Angelos Chaniotis In this seminar, Angelos Chaniotis discussed the pertinence of epigraphic evidence in the … Continue reading

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Graham Oliver, Destroying Inscriptions (London, Jan 14)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, January 14th, 2010. Brief report by Gabriel Bodard.) Destroying Inscriptions: the authorised and unauthorised removal of inscribed documents in the Greek world. Graham Oliver In this seminar, Graham Oliver discussed a few … Continue reading

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