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ERC-funded project on South and Southeast Asian epigraphy

The content of this post was provided by M. Francis and A. Griffiths. Two Paris-based research units, the Centre d’études de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (CEIAS, UMR 8564, EHESS & CNRS) and the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO), the … Continue reading

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Publication of The Journal of Epigraphic Studies 1 (2018) and call for papers

Enclosed herewith is a leaflet about the publication of The Journal of Epigraphic Studies 1 (2018), including the table of contents of the first issue number as well as a subscription form. The Journal now welcomes articles written in English, German, French, … Continue reading

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3rd North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (Call for Papers)

The 3rd North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy “Inscriptions and the Epigraphic Habit” January 5-7, 2020, Washington DC Call for papers:The Third North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy will be held January 5-7, 2020, in Washington, … Continue reading

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Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI) – changes and updates

The Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI) project, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and directed by Professor Rudolf Wachter at the University of Basle, would like to make known important changes and updates to its database and website (https://avi.unibas.ch). …. … Continue reading

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Angela Donati (1942-2018)

We deeply mourn the loss of our fellow epigraphist Prof. Angela Donati, Emerita of Roman History at the University of Bologna. Angela was an internationally renowned scholar, as well as a generous and kind-hearted person. We will miss her gentle … Continue reading

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PhD position at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

Mise au concours d’un poste de Assistant-e diplômé-e à 100 % en Histoire de l’Antiquité (spécialité épigraphie latine et histoire romaine) Le Domaine d’Histoire et la chaire d’Histoire de l’Antiquité de la Faculté des lettres et des sciences humaines de … Continue reading

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Antichità in giardino, giardini nell’antichità. Verona, 6 October 2018

Convegno internazionale Antichità in giardino, giardini nell’antichità Verona, Palazzo Giusti Sabato 6 ottobre 2018 ore 10-18   Mattino 10-13 Saluti delle autorità Arnaldo Soldani, Direttore del Dipartimento Culture e Civiltà dell’Università degli Studi di Verona Francesca Rossi, Direttrice dei Musei … Continue reading

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L’errore in epigrafia. Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, 20-21 September 2018

L’ERRORE IN EPIGRAFIA Terze Giornate Epigrafiche a cura di Federico Gallo e Antonio Sartori 20-21 settembre 2018 Milano – Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Piazza Pio XI, 2 – Sala delle Accademie   Giovedì 20 settembre Ore 15.00 Saluto del Direttore Federico Gallo … Continue reading

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Christian Habicht (1926-2018)

  It is with great sadness that I inform you that Christian Habicht, one of the greatest servants of Greek Epigraphy, passed away on August 6, 2018. A link to the obituary published on the website of the Institute for … Continue reading

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Conference on Epigraphic Forgeries. Venice, 10-11 October 2018

LA FALSIFICAZIONE EPIGRAFICA IN ITALIA. QUESTIONI DI METODO E CASI DI STUDIO Venice, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Aula Mario Baratto, 10-11 October 2018 MERCOLEDÌ 10 OTTOBRE 2018 ore 14.30 GIOVANNELLA CRESCI, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Direttore del Dipartimento di Studi … Continue reading

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Epigraphic Database Heidelberg (EDH) website down

During the height of a massive heat wave in central Europe the air conditioning system in the server room in the building of the Seminar für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik Heidelberg broke down, so we had to switch off all … Continue reading

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Tablet with lines from Odyssey found in Greece?

As posted on Reuters this week and in several international newspapers today, “Archaeologists in Greece have discovered what they believe to be the oldest known extract of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey” [on a third century CE terracotta tablet from … Continue reading

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