Monthly Archives: February 2008

Ephemeris Napocensis (journal)

Only five U.S. libraries (and the same number of European libraries in Worldcat) receive Ephemeris Napocensis, which is an important journal for the study of Roman Dacia and includes much epigraphical content: Title: Ephemeris Napocensis Published: Cluj Language: Romanian OCLC: … 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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Query: A Hadrianic boundary marker from Bulgaria

Yesterday I posted an article on my blog entitled “Demarcation between the T(h)races and Moesi“. I have a photograph of an inscribed boundary marker — which clearly belongs to a well-documented instance of boundary demarcation in AD 135 — but … Continue reading

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Werner Eck: New perspectives on Hadrian and the Bar Kokhba revolt

Epigraphic Saturday, Cambridge, February 16th, 2008. 10.30. Werner Eck began the day by extending his earlier arguments on the nature and extent of the Bar Kokhba revolt (see ‘The bar Kokhba Revolt: The Roman Point of View’, in JRS [1999] … Continue reading

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Dorothy Thompson: Not Alexander:an inscription from Hello!

Epigraphic Saturday, Cambridge, February 16th, 2008. Dorothy Thompson gave a witty and intriguing paper about the history of two Greek inscriptions found in 1995 in Al-Maroqui, in the far west of the oasis of Siwa. The two inscriptions, originally believed … Continue reading

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Michael Crawford: Language, geography, and economy in early Italy

Epigraphic Saturday, Cambridge, February 16th, 2008. 15:30. Crawford presented some observations based on his research over the past six of compiling the Imagines Italicae corpus of Oscan, Umbrian, and Picene inscriptions. He began with the observation that while Roman colonies, … Continue reading

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Thomas Corsten: some inscriptions from Kibyra and Olbasa

Epigraphic Saturday, Cambridge, February 16th, 2008. 14:15. Corsten presented two inscriptions in this session, both of which he has only begun to work on and are not yet completely interpreted. The first is a fragment (six incomplete lines) of a … Continue reading

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Cambridge Epigraphic Saturday lineup

This coming Saturday, February 16th, 2008, Joyce Reynolds is organising an epigraphic seminar at the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge, starting at 1030 sharp. Werner Eck: New perspectives on Hadrian and the Bar Kochba revolt Leonardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado: a … Continue reading

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Études épigraphiques online

Last week, Intute added to the Classics and Archaeology categories a record for Études épigraphiques, a series published by the École Française d’Athènes, with four volumes online (and open access) from between 1994 and 1997 (Decourt’s Inscriptions de Thessalie I, … Continue reading

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Teaching Languages with Inscriptions

At a teaching and learning training day for new lecturers run by the Higher Education Academy’s Subject Centre for History, Classics and Archaeology (26th February 2008, Birkbeck College, London; see PDF poster), is listed a break-out session on ‘Teaching Languages … Continue reading

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