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Short reports from BES Autumn Meeting

Reports given at British Epigraphy Society Autumn Meeting, November 21, 2009. (Brief summary by Gabriel Bodard) 1) Nicholas Milner on recent work at Oinoanda Nicholas reported on the ongoing epigraphic work at the Oinoanda excavations (where he has been resposible … Continue reading

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Silvia Ferrara, ‘Writing in Cypro-Minoan: Beyond decipherment’

Paper presented at British Epigraphy Society Autumn Meeting. (Brief report by Gabriel Bodard) Writing in Cypro-Minoan: Beyond Decipherment. Silvia Ferrara, Oxford,  November 21, 2009 In this paper, Ferrara introduced the audience to problems in the decipherment and interpretation of inscriptions … Continue reading

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Gray, ‘Reconciliation of the Dikaiopolitans’ (Oxford, May 2, 2009)

Paper delivered at the British Epigraphy Society Spring Colloquium, May 2nd, 2009, Oxford. In the first presentation of the day Benjamin Gray gave a very thorough and densely packed study of the recently published decree from the Eretrian colony of … Continue reading

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A. Chaniotis, ‘From Woman to Woman: Female Voices in Dedicatory Inscriptions’ (Oxford, May 2, 2009)

Paper delivered at the British Epigraphy Society Spring Colloquium, May 2nd, 2009, Oxford. The third paper of the Spring Colloquium was an exploration of female voices and emotions in sanctuaries. Chaniotis began by examining the literary evidence for typical female … Continue reading

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R. Parker & S. Scullion, ‘Priests and Sacrifices at Aixone: the New World of SEG LIV 214’ (Oxford, 2nd May 2009)

Paper delivered at the BES Spring Colloquium. The final contribution at the 2009 BES Spring Meeting was remarkable by its conciseness, clarity and interest. It was a striking example of how some of our preconceived ideas on ancient Greek practices … Continue reading

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Ramsey, ‘Reading the Seleucid Inscribed Dossiers’ (Oxford, May 2, 2009)

Paper delivered at the British Epigraphy Society Spring Colloquium, May 2nd, 2009, Oxford. The second paper of the day was a summary of arguments taken from a recently awarded PhD dissertation by Gillian Ramsey (Exeter). The purpose of this presentation … Continue reading

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Amicitia and isopoliteia in the Spanish NW gold mining district

Inés Sastre and her colleagues from the CSIC (the Spanish National Research Council) have circulated the announcement of the discovery of a new bronze tessera hospitalitis dated by the consuls of 27 A.D. The piece was dug up some months … Continue reading

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Sacred Law and Women’s Festivals (Carbon, November 2008)

This is a report by Shane Brennan (Exeter) on a paper given at the BES Autumn meeting, November 22, 2008: Mathieu Carbon (Oxford), Sacred Law and Women’s Festivals, From Aristophanes to Mylasa The final paper at the 2008 BES Autumn … Continue reading

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Inscribed evidence for illegal behaviour at the Roman grave (Tupman, November 2008)

This is a report by Duncan Taylor, King’s College London, of a paper given at the BES Autumn meeting, November 22, 2008: Charlotte Tupman (KCL), “Protecting the dead? Inscribed evidence for illegal behaviour at the Roman grave” The first paper … Continue reading

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