Author Archives: Gabriel Bodard

Funerary inscription from Pompeii

A story that’s made a few papers this morning (e.g. The Guardian) about a startlingly intact body in a tomb at the Porta di Sarno in Pompeii, includes reference to the inscription and important new information it gives us about … Continue reading

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Regional Epigraphic Cultures Across the Ancient Wider Mediterranean (May 11, 2021)

Forwarded for Ilaria Bultrighini and Irene Salvo We would like to invite you to the next Epigraphic Conversation hosted by the British Epigraphy Society on ‘Regional Epigraphic Cultures Across the Ancient Wider Mediterranean’ ( The Conversation will take place on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Epigraphic topics in SunoikisisDC

The summer 2021 semester of Sunoikisis Digital Classics (programme), organized by Monica Berti, includes three seminars on epigraphic subjects: Thu, April 22, 2021: Teaching Epigraphy in a Pandemic (Alice Bencivenni, Gabriel Bodard, and Irene Vagionakis) Thu, April 29, 2021: Digital Epigraphic Corpora. The … Continue reading

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International Summer School in Epigraphy for the Study of the Latin Language (Lisbon, June 21–25)

This workshop on epigraphic and linguistic/philological research looks to be of interest to students and early-career researchers in Latin epigraphy (and good value for a week’s tuition): Applications are now open for the International Summer School in Epigraphy for the … Continue reading

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Inscribing words, reading stories (online, March 10, 2021)

Posted for Ilaria Bucci, to whom any questions about the event should be addressed: I am delighted to announce that Professor Marco Moriggi (University of Catania) will hold a methodological masterclass at Birkbeck, Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, on … Continue reading

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Teaching Attic Inscriptions (online, June 5, 2021)

Posted for Peter Liddell: Classical Association Teaching Board/Classics for All/British School at Athens CPD on Ancient Athenian Inscriptions in UK Collections, 10am-4pm BST, 5th June 2021 (virtual event) Among the most enduring habits of the ancient world was the inscription of … Continue reading

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Epigraphy and Gender in the Graeco-Roman World (SCS, Jan 5-8, 2022)

Posted for Jonathan Edmondson: The Society for Classical Studies 2022 Annual Meeting January 5-8, 2022 San Francisco, CA Call for Papers for a Panel Sponsored by the American Society of Greek and Roman Epigraphy (ASGLE) “Epigraphy and Gender in the Graeco-Roman … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Course in Epigraphy (British School in Rome, July 12–21, 2021)

We are delighted to announce the 5th Postgraduate Course in Epigraphy at the British School in Rome from July 12-21st 2021. Based at the British school at Rome, this taught course offers a nine day introduction to the scholarship, editorial … Continue reading

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EpiDoc Training (London and Bologna), April 12–16, 2021

EpiDoc Workshop, April 12–16, 2021. Event page and updates at: Organizers: Gabriel Bodard (University of London), Irene Vagionakis (Università di Bologna) Cost: £100 for one week (£50 if unwaged and no source of support) The Institute of Classical Studies, … Continue reading

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Epigraphic Ontology at Linked Pasts 6

On Wednesday, December 2 at 17:00 GMT, the Linked Pasts 6 conference will host a session called ‘Cluster 3: Epigraphy and documents’. A proposal for activities about an Epigraphic Ontology, presented by Hugh Cayless, Thomas Kollatz, Pietro Liuzzo, and Elli Mylonas, will … Continue reading

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Inscriptions of Libya: an update

The Inscriptions of Libya project is a collaboration between King’s College London, the Institute of Classical Studies (University of London), the Universities of Bologna and Macerata, and the University of Paris IV–Sorbonne (Centre de recherche sur la Libye Antique). Our … Continue reading

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CFP Inscriptions and Literacy, Jan 2021, Chicago

Call for Papers for the SCS/ASGLE Panel at the 2021 Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting January 7-10, 2021, Chicago: Inscriptions and Literacy Sponsored by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (ASGLE). Organized by Rebecca Benefiel, Washington and … Continue reading

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