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Epigraphic Saturdays

18 May 2013

Starting at 10.30 (coffee) for 11.00 am the morning will be devoted to discussion of some problem texts for the on-line corpus of the inscriptions of Cyrenaica (in the Epigraphy / Palaeography room of the Faculty Library). The afternoon will be devoted to shorter presentations.

To offer a paper or for further details, contact Dorothy Thompson ( or Michael Crawford ( Please tell one of us if you plan to come.

19 March 2011

A day of lectures and shorter presentations in Room G.21 of the Classics Faculty Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, starting (with coffee) at 10.00 am. (Lunch will be available in Newnham College opposite). 

The main speaker will be Dr Manfred Schmidt from Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences who will give a paper on ‘The goblets from Vicarello (CIL XI 3281–3284: their date and purpose’.

Download programme (pdf).

Organisers: Joyce Reynolds (, Dorothy Thompson (

27 March 2010

A day of lectures and shorter presentations in Room G.21 of the Classics Faculty Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge.


10.00 am


10.30 am

Richard Gordon – Putting the gods to work: the new prayers for justice in Latin from Moguntiacum / Mainz


Georg Gerleigner – Looking for a catch phrase: on the interpretation of an Archaic Attic vase-inscription


Abigail Graham – Worth a thousand words: a new approach to monumental inscriptions at Ephesus and Aphrodisias


Nicholas Milner – Two Oenoandan sarcophagus inscriptions

1.00 pm

Lunch in Newnham College (cafeteria)


Benet Salway – Diocletianic texts: two short reports from the Projet Volterra

  1. The slave chapter of the Prices Edict in Latin and Greek
  2. Fragmenta Londiniensia Anteiustiniana: codex Gregorianus redivivus?


Margaret Williams – Recent Developments in Jewish Epigraphy


Muriel Moser – Some thoughts on the career of Flavius Magnus, proconsul and vicar of Constantius II


Gabriel Bodard and Irene Polonskaya – The new electronic corpus of IOSPE (Inscriptiones Antiquae Orae Septentrionalis Ponti Euxini)

4.30 pm


Organiser: Joyce Reynolds. Enquiries to Dorothy Thompson (

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