Author Archives: Tom Elliott

Geagan’s dedicatory inscriptions from the Athenian Agora volume published

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens has announced the publication of The Athenian Agora XVIII: Inscriptions: The Dedicatory Monuments, by Daniel J. Geagan. Additional information is available on the ASCSA website. Andrew Reinhard, who sent me this notice, … Continue reading

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Epigraphy at AIA/APA 2012: CIL 9.2689=ILS 7478

On January 7, 2012 at the joint annual meetings of the American Philological Association and the Archaeological Institute of America, Garrett G. Fagan (Pennsylvania State University) presented a paper entitled “The Traveler’s Bill?” The paper considers a well-known inscription from … Continue reading

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Written in Stone: Roman Law, Legal Epigraphy and the Geography of Roman Agriculture, 100 -500 AD

On noon on February 15th, 2012, John Hessler will be giving a lecture entitled “Written in Stone: Roman law, Legal Epigraphy and the Geography of Roman Agriculture” in the Madison Building, LM-240, Multimedia Room of the US Library of Congress. … Continue reading

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L’Année épigraphique 2008 published

Mireille Corbier, director of L’Année épigraphique (Paris, corbier@msh-paris.fr), writes to announce that L’Année épigraphique 2008 (containing 1,770 entries and 960 pages, including 210 pages of index) was published in August, 2011, and is now available. Orders should be sent to … Continue reading

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Seminario “Epigrafía, sociedad y cultura en la antigua Roma”

Over at e-pigraphia, we learn about a seminar on “Epigraphy, society and culture in ancient Rome.” It is organized by the Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica and will be held 2-4 March 2011.

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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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2011 Latium Vetus Program: Summer Course on Epigraphy and Archaeology

Dates: 25 May – 1 July 2011 Location: University of Roma Tor Vergata More information: http://sites.tufts.edu/latiumvetus/ From Monica Berti: The 2011 Latium Vetus Program, as part of a collaborative project between Tufts University and Roma Tor Vergata, will allow students to learn the … Continue reading

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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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DM Giovanni Pugliese Carratelli

Dr Michael Metcalfe writes with the sad news, widely reported in the Italian press, of the death in Ferbruary of Giovanni Pugliese Carratelli. Here is one obituary, selected at random: http://www.ilmattino.it/articolo.php?id=91116&sez=NAPOLI .

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Epigrafía y cultura escrita en la Antigüedad clásica

Manuel Ramírez reports on the publication of Cultura Escrita & Sociedad vol. 9 2009, entitled Epigrafía y cultura escrita en la Antigüedad clásica.

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Lecture: Rediscovering the inscriptions of Campa (Vietnam)

The following lecture (in New York) has just been announced: Rediscovering the inscriptions of Campa (Vietnam)Speaker: Arlo GriffithsLocation: 2nd Floor Lecture RoomInstitute for the Study of the Ancient World15 E 84th StNew York, NYDate: Monday, March 8 2010Time: 6:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Τεκμήρια resurgens

This afternoon, Chuck Jones alerts us to the re-appearance of the journal Τεκμήρια (ISSN 1106-661x).  It is now operating as “a peer reviewed open access journal” under the auspices of the Ινστιτούτο Eλληνικής και Pωμαϊκής Aρχαιότητος (Κ.Ε.Ρ.Α.). Back issues are … Continue reading

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