Category Archives: methodology

New resource: A tale of two wives (and four husbands?): the story of two exceptional women from Imperial Rome

From a recent blog post on the MAPPOLA webpage: There is a new short documentary film which tells the stories of two exceptional women from Imperial Rome as told by two verse inscriptions (in Latin and Greek) preserved at the … Continue reading

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International Conference «Writing and Religious Traditions in the Ancient Western Mediterranean» (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 23-25 November 2023)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE. WRITING AND RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS IN THE ANCIENT WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN (VENICE) Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 23-25 November 2023 THURSDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 2023 Ca’ Foscari, Aula Mario Baratto 14.30 WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS Chair: Giovannella CRESCI Maria DEL VALLE … Continue reading

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Call for posters: «Writing and Religious Traditions in the Ancient Western Mediterranean», Venice 23-25 November 2023

SPIN Project «SaInAT-Ve» – Sacred Inscriptions from the Ancient Territory of Venetia   Call for posters International Conference «Writing and Religious Traditions in the Ancient Western Mediterranean» Ca’ Foscari University of Venice 23 – 25 November 2023   Epigraphic documents … Continue reading

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Stonecutters and Mosaicists at Work (call for papers)

Open Call for Papers  Stonecutters and Mosaicists at Work: Identifying Craftspeople and Their Workshops Through the Lens of Epigraphy ERC-funded conference on the methodologies of workshop studies Warsaw 30 November–1 December 2023 The main objective of the STONE-MASTERS project, funded from … Continue reading

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The Epigraphy of the Aegean Islands: Studying Greek Inscriptions on Paros, 11-24 June 2023

The summer school ‘Epigraphy of the Aegean Islands’ is back for a third year in a row. Students will have the opportunity to become familiar with the nature of epigraphic documents, will be introduced to the expertise required in the … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence and Ancient Writing Cultures – ENCODE

The ENCODE team is pleased to announce the ENCODE Project Conference “Artificial Intelligence and Ancient Writing Cultures” (26 January 2023, 9:15AM–1:00PM CET), which will be held in presence at the University of Bologna and online.  To participate in the conference, … Continue reading

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Officina di IG XIV²

It is a pleasure to announce, on behalf of Roberta Fabiani, the creation of a website, ‘Officina di IG XIV²’, which aims to support and accompany the development of the new edition of volume XIV of Inscriptiones Graecae, stimulating knowledge, scientific debate and … Continue reading

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The Epigraphy of the Aegean Islands: Studying Greek Inscriptions on Paros

Epigraphy of the Aegean Islands (Paros and Athens, Epigraphical Museum; June 20 – July 2, 2022) This course aims at introducing the participants to the study of Greek inscriptions from the Archaic Period to the Roman times with an emphasis … Continue reading

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Opportunities and practicalities of Machine Learning for Epigraphy

ENCODE Project seminar – 11 FEBBRAIO 2022, 15:00-17:00 (CET)   Thea Sommerschield (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia): Applying AI to epigraphy Charlotte Tupman (University of Exeter): Applying Machine Learning to epigraphic layouts Jonathan Prag (University of Oxford): The potential of AI in epigraphy   Aula Celio, Department … Continue reading

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ENCODE Conference and Training Event – Leuven

Posted on behalf of Tom Gheldof. From November 2nd -5th, the Research Unit of Ancient History (KU Leuven) hosts an online conference and training workshop on Multilingual and Multicultural Digital Infrastructures for Ancient Written Artefacts. The conference and workshop are … Continue reading

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Call for Papers -17th International Colloquium on Roman Provincial Art – May 2022

17th International Colloquium on Roman Provincial Art Vienna / Carnuntum, 16th–21st May 2022 Time(s) of transition and change The main topic of the conference are the stone monuments of the Roman provinces in their various forms of appearance as components … 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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