Category Archives: state of the scholarship

History of Classical Scholarship, 1 (2019), now online

We are glad to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of History of Classical Scholarship (HCS). The journal hosts papers on any aspect of the history of classical studies, in any geographical context, from the Middle Ages to the … Continue reading

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Collezionisti e collezioni di antichità e di numismatica a Venezia nel Settecento (Trieste, 6-7 December 2019)

A conference to be held in Trieste on 6-7 December 2019 and devoted to the study of 18th-century antiquarian collections in Venice, including collections of inscriptions Collezionismo TS _06-07.12.2019_def

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Funerary Landscapes of the Late Antique oecumene. Contextualizing Epigraphic and Archeological Evidence of Mortuary Practices (Heidelberg, 30 May – 1 June 2019)

Funerary practices and epitaphs are a central research field of Classical Studies. Especially in times of social, political and religious change, evidence from the tombs and their surroundings is a key factor in our understanding of continuity and transformation processes … Continue reading

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Manuscripts from the margins: How to edit a forgery. International Conference: 20–22 September 2018, Macquarie University, Sydney

The how and why of editing forgeries is a largely inarticulated domain. Whilst forgeries are ubiquitous in collections everywhere, they remain understudied and unappreciated. Efforts have concentrated on the identification of tell-tale signs of duplicity rather than on the mechanics … Continue reading

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Mycenaean epigraphy (Maurizio Del Freo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)

World Epigraphy State of the Art : “Mycenaean epigraphy” by (Maurizio Del Freo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)

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Ancient South Arabian epigraphy (Alessandra Avanzini, University of Pisa)

World Epigraphy State of the Art : “Ancient South Arabian epigraphy” by Alessandra Avanzini (University of Pisa)

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Epigraphy in China – Buddhist Stone Sutras (Claudia Wenzel, Heidelberg)

Epigraphy in China – Buddhist Stone Sutras on Cliffs and in Caves by Claudia Wenzel, Heidelberg

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Assyriology – Cuneiform texts and culture (Stefan Jakob, Heidelberg)

Assyriology – Cuneiform texts and culture by Stefan Jakob, Heidelberg

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Medieval and Modern Epigraphy: Epigraphisches Forschungs- und Dokumentationszentrum München

(posted on behalf of Franz-Albrecht Bornschlegel) Read more about Medieval and Modern Epigraphy its ‘state of art‘, and the related Internet service Epigraphisches Forschungs- und Dokumentationszentrum München

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