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The community held its third meeting in Vienna, Austria at the end of May 2019. The following short report has been published in anticipation of a fuller report of the meeting, now in preparation.

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Greek epigraphic abbreviations

Posted on behalf of Robert Parker: Abbreviations list for Greek epigraphic collections and corpora The ‘Committee of 10’ directed by Denis Rousset and Thomas Corsten that has been at work for some while on drafting what it is hoped may … Continue reading

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OEDUc: Images and Image metadata working group

Participants: Sarah Middle, Angie Lumezeanu, Simona Stoyanova Report: The Images and Image Metadata working group met at the London meeting of the Open Epigraphic Data Unconference on Friday, May 15, 2017, and discussed the issues of copyright, metadata formats, … Continue reading

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Digital Epigraphy am Scheideweg? / Digital Epigraphy at a crossroads?

“Error message: Server not found”: If everything remains as it is now, the familiar click on EDH’s Internet address ( in four years will generate exactly this feedback – after a total of 34 years work on EDH and 23 … Continue reading

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Women in Deccan as gleaned through inscriptions: 200 BCE-1200 CE

Guest post from Rupali Mokashi. My stint with ancient Indian epigraphy started seventeen years ago when I commenced my Doctoral Research on ‘The Position of Women in Deccan as gleaned through inscriptions: 200 BCE-1200 AD.’ The inscriptions were always a … Continue reading

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XIV Congressus Internationalis Epigraphiae Graecae et Latinae

Denso di eventi concomitanti, il Congresso berlinese si è articolato ogni giorno in una sessione plenaria, cui sono seguite diverse sessioni tematiche pomeridiane. Punto di partenza è stata la storia dell’epigrafia come disciplina accademica intrecciata strettamente alla temperie politica e … Continue reading

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CIEGL 2012 Begins

The Fourteenth International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy opened last night in the great “Auditorium Maximum” of the Humboldt University in Berlin. The well-attended opening plenary session began with a series of welcoming remarks by Werner Eck (Chairman of the … Continue reading

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Inscriptions from Libya

An announcement from Charlotte Roueché, Catherine Dobias-Lalou and Lucia Criscuolo: We are delighted to announce a new project to develop and co-ordinate research on the Greek and Roman epigraphy of Libya. The collaborative undertaking involves scholars at King’s College London … Continue reading

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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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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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Graham Oliver, ‘Formality and informality in Attic epigraphy’ (Dublin, April 24th)

(Paper given at the British Epigraphy Society Spring Meeting, Dublin, April 24th, 2010. Brief report by Charlotte Tupman.) Formality and informality in Attic epigraphy Graham Oliver In the first paper of the day, Graham Oliver applied the theme of the … Continue reading

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Claire Taylor, Graffiti or Inscriptions

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, March 11th, 2010. Brief report by Caroline Barron.) Graffiti or Inscriptions? The Epigraphic Habit in Attica Claire Taylor Dr Taylor’s talk focussed on the problems that arise through the categorisation of some … Continue reading

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