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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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Low, Constructing Lives from Stones (March 4)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, March 4th, 2010. Brief report by Susan Fogarty.) Constructing Lives from Stone: Inscriptions and Biographical Traditions Dr. Polly Low, Manchester This lively seminar set out to explore whether the development of literary … Continue reading

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Lambert, Athenian Decrees Honouring Priests (February 25, 2010)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, February 25th, 2010. Brief report by Caroline Barron.) Athenian Decrees Honouring Priests and Priestesses to 20/19BC. Stephen Lambert, Cardiff University In this seminar Stephen Lambert presented a series of Inscriptions from the … Continue reading

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Polinskaya, Meaning of “Common” in Herodotus (London, February 11)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, February 11th, 2010. Brief report by Susan Fogarty.) On the Meaning of “Common” in Herodotus 8.144: Shared Sanctuaries and the Gods of Others Irene Polinskaya, King’s College London “τὸ Ἑλλενικόν consists in … Continue reading

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Van Bremen, ‘A Hellenistic List of Donors?’ (London, February 4th)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, February 4th, 2010. Brief report by Naomi Carless Unwin.) ‘A Hellenistic List of Donors (?)’ Riet van Bremen Dr van Bremen’s paper was concerned with a puzzling inscription from Stratonikeia in Karia … Continue reading

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Robin Osborne, ‘The letter: a diplomatic history’ (London, January 28th)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, January 28th, 2010. Brief report by Charlotte Tupman.) The letter: a diplomatic history Robin Osborne Osborne began his paper by explaining that his main focus would be upon examining structural points in … Continue reading

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Chaniotis, Moving Stones (London, Jan 21)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, January 21st, 2010. Brief report by Gillian Bentley.) ‘Moving Stones’: The Study of Emotions in Greek Inscriptions Angelos Chaniotis In this seminar, Angelos Chaniotis discussed the pertinence of epigraphic evidence in the … Continue reading

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Graham Oliver, Destroying Inscriptions (London, Jan 14)

(Paper given at the Ancient History Seminar, London, January 14th, 2010. Brief report by Gabriel Bodard.) Destroying Inscriptions: the authorised and unauthorised removal of inscribed documents in the Greek world. Graham Oliver In this seminar, Graham Oliver discussed a few … Continue reading

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Matthew Canepa, ‘Inscriptions, Landscape, and the Built Environment in the Eastern Mediterranean and Iran in Late Antiquity’ (Oxford, November 2009)

Paper delivered at the British Epigraphy Society Autumn Colloquium, November 21st, 2009, Oxford. Report by Emma Rix. ‘Inscriptions, Landscape, and the Built Environment in the Eastern Mediterranean and Iran in Late Antiquity’ (Oxford, November 2009) Matthew Canepa, Oxford, November 21 In … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Frood, ‘Claiming Space and Memory: the Development of Priestly Inscriptional Practices in Late New Kingdom Egypt (ca. 1190-715 BC)’ (Oxford, November 2009)

Paper delivered at the British Epigraphy Society Autumn Colloquium, November 21st, 2009, Oxford. Report by Charlotte Tupman. Claiming Space and Memory: the Development of Priestly Inscriptional Practices in Late New Kingdom Egypt (ca. 1190-715 BC) Elizabeth Frood, Oxford, November 21 … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Solopova, ‘The Earliest Runic Inscriptions: Problems of Language and Interpretation’

Paper presented at the British Epigraphy Society Autumn Meeting. (Brief Report by Philip Davies) The Earliest Runic Inscriptions: Problems of Language and Interpretation Elizabeth Solopova, Oxford, November 21st, 2009 In keeping with the theme of the British Epigraphy Society’s Autumn … Continue reading

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