Monthly Archives: November 2014

Call for Papers: International Conference Instrumenta inscripta VI

International Conference Instrumenta inscripta VI The inscriptions with didascalic-explicative function. Commissioner, recipient, content and description of the object in the instrumentum inscriptum. Aquileia – Italy, March 26th to 28th, 2015. The conference will organized by: – Friuli Venezia Giulia Superintendence … Continue reading

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Low-Cost Structure from Motion Technology: An open approach for epigraphical digital reconstruction

Posted on behalf of Daniele Mittica*, Michele Pellegrino**, Anita Rocco** The creation of photorealistic 3D models of several objects, architecture, archaeological sites, artworks, or even entire landscapes, is increasingly becoming an established practice. The use of 3D reconstruction tools are also … Continue reading

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Improving text-based search of inscriptions

Posted on behalf of Michelangelo Ceci1, Gianvito Pio1, Anita Rocco2   The Epigraphic Database Bari (EDB) stores inscriptions by Christians from Rome, between 3rd and 8th cent. It provides a web-based system to search for almost all the Greek and Latin … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Conference on the Roman Danubian Provinces

Call for Papers   VIENNA / Austria – November 11th – 13th November 2015 3rd International Conference on the Roman Danubian Provinces – Society and Economy   more information

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Epigraphic poetry: a great new discovery

Christian Marek did a very great discovery! See the article published on the University of Zurich website. He found in Milas a stele bearing 124 lines (trochaic tetrameters) and he dates it from the IV century BC. It seems … Continue reading

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Obituary of Anna Morpurgo-Davies

The Guardian today runs an obituary of Anna Morpurgo-Davies, “Historical linguist who unlocked the secrets of Ancient Greek and Anatolian”, who died about six weeks ago, aged 77. An epigraphist and linguist of Mycenaean and one of the discoverers of … Continue reading

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Postdocoral Research Position at Vienna (Epigraphik / Documenta Antiqua)

Am Institut für Kulturgeschichte der Antike der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften ist die Stelle einer wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin / eines wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters in der Arbeitsgruppe Epigraphik der Abteilung Documenta Antiqua (Beschäftigungsausmaß 40 Wochenstunden) zu besetzen. Weitere Informationen hier    

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