Author Archives: Gil Renburg

“Guide de l’épigraphiste” 2015 supplement available

In what has become something of an annual tradition that occurs each summer around this time, I will share my discovery that the newest online supplement to the Guide has been made available for free download here (near the bottom … Continue reading

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

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.  

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Workshop on ancient wall-inscriptions

(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. … Continue reading

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‘Guide de l’épigraphiste’ updated

Those of you who do not each year begin compulsively hitting “refresh” on your internet browser starting in mid-June will likely have missed that the newest online supplement to the Guide de l’épigraphiste has just been posted:

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Announcing two online annotated epigraphical bibliographies

Sara Saba and I would like to announce that at the Oxford Bibliographies online site ( our annotated bibliography for Greek epigraphy has recently been joined by the one for Latin epigraphy. While there is a chance that even experts … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: “Aspects of Ancient Greek Cult II”

Aspects of Ancient Greek Cult II:  Architecture – Context – Music An International Colloquium in Honor of Erik Hansen 4-6 May 2012, Copenhagen Abstracts and other information can be found here:

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S.A.M.R. Call for Papers

The following CFP may be of interest to some: RELIGION IN PIECES An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World Brown University, April 27-29th, 2012 The quest to determine … Continue reading

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Recent BMCR Reviews of Epigraphical Works

Reviving an earlier tradition here at “Current Epigraphy,” I’m posting links to recent BMCR entries on works with significant epigraphical content, going back three months: Joaquín L. Gómez-Pantoja, Epigrafia anfiteatrale dell’Occidente Romano, VII: Baetica, Tarraconensis, Lusitania Vetera 17 (with the … Continue reading

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New edition of “Guide de l’épigraphiste”

I guess this listing by BMCR solves the mystery of why there was no June/July supplement to the “Guide” this year: Bérard, François, Denis Feissel, Nicolas Laubry, Pierre Petitmengin, Denis Rousset and Michel Sève. Guide de l’épigraphiste: bibliographie choisie des … Continue reading

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Major addition to PHI online database

I just noticed that on July 10 the PHI database was updated, and thought I’d pass along the good news. It looks like roughly 8000 inscriptions have been added or had their existing entries updated:

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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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Three rare journals/monograph series

Three more publications that are unavailable (especially in the U.S.), and have recently carried some epigraphical content: Five volumes of this journal published by the Istanbul museum now exist, but in the U.S. only two libraries carry it, and they … Continue reading

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