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Giulia Baratta (Universita’ di Macerata, Italy) – “L’Epigrafia nei contesti archeologici”

Giulia Baratta focused her attention on the marginal role and inadequacy that affect inscriptions in museums and archaeological sites. An average tourist is resonably more attracted by a monument, in particular if iconographically rich, than an inscribed stone written in an … Continue reading

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CIEGL XIII: Plenary Session 3, ‘Epigraphy and the Ancient Population’

The two lectures of this session dealt with (mostly Roman) demography and identity (mostly of rural Asia Minor). Walter Scheidel (Stanford), “Epigraphy and Demography: Birth, marriage, family and death”, presented an overview of the advances in demographic studies, mostly on … Continue reading

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CIEGL XIII: Thematic Panel 2.2, ‘The Epigraphy of Greek Cult’

Marijana Ricl (University of Belgrade), in “Neokoroi in the Greek World”, outlined the function of these cultic officials as temple wardens and sometimes as replacements for priests, drawing on a large number of inscriptions. She argued that in most contexts … Continue reading

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CIEGL XIII: Thematic Panel 1.2, ‘Greek Inscriptions and Warfare’

After an introduction by Patrick Bakker (Université de Laval, Québec), which gave a brief overview of this “old yet always new” subject, there were four speakers in this very diverse panel: Filippo Canali de Rossi (Liceo Scientifico Talete, Rome) gave … Continue reading

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CIEGL XIII: First Plenary Session, ‘Epigraphy and Religion’

The conference opened with a first plenary session which featured informative lectures by two prominent experts in the fields of Greek and Roman religion respectively. Robert Parker (New College, University of Oxford) offered an overview of the value of inscriptions, … Continue reading

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CIEGL Visual Aids: Advice to Speakers

The organizers of the 13th Epigraphic Congress, to be held 2-7 September in Oxford, have promulgated the following essential information for presenters (digested from an email): Visual materials may be displayed during presentation either via a PowerPoint presentation or transparencies … Continue reading

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Help us blog CIEGL 2007

The 13th International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy is just over a week away! If you plan to attend the congress in Oxford, the editors of CEp request your help in sharing the event with colleagues who cannot attend, … Continue reading

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13th Epigraphy Congress, urgent accommodation and programme news

Circulated by AIEGL: 13th Epigraphy Congress – urgent accommodation and programme news Dear Colleagues We should like to urge you to complete your booking arrangements for the 13th International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, 2-8 September 2007. The lower-price … Continue reading

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