Ailleurs sur la toile antique

Digital Classicist - 2015-03-10 15:30

Mapping the Ancient World: Countercartography, Networks and Bottomless Maps.

Digital Classicist - 2015-02-03 15:15

This seminar will revolve around two Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) projects based at the University of Cologne dealing with ancient Greek texts. In addition to presenting selected results, focus will be directed to methodological and theoretical issues arising from the imaging work....

Digital Classicist - 2015-01-20 15:15

Social networks predate the existence of Facebook. Network analysis is increasingly used to study ancient material. Its relational approach is useful to visualize and study structures in historical and literary sources. Coming originally from the social sciences, the application of network...

Digital Classicist - 2015-01-06 15:15

The current abstract sums up an ample project aiming at establishing the most viable best practices set of rules and the optimal metadata for an ancient population database.
Why is an ancient population database essential? Because a digital resource focused on individuals would reveal linkage...

Digital Classicist - 2014-12-09 15:15

SNAP:DRGN is an AHRC-funded project exploring the interlinking data collections of persons (prosopographies), names (onomastica) and person-like entities managed in heterogeneous systems and formats. This paper will explore the background to, and results of, the work.

Digital Classicist - 2014-11-25 15:15

The study of the Roman economy is populated by a large number of sometimes conflicting models. These models are rarely formally compared, and many remain untested due to the limited use of formal hypothesis testing methods in Roman studies and the significant data requirements to enable their...

Digital Classicist - 2014-11-11 15:15

The paper will present an ongoing research project (Γ-project from now) aiming at designing a dynamic grammar of Ancient Greek. Just as many other languages, Ancient Greek is characterized by a complex interplay between its rich morphological features, its wide range of semantic roles and its...

Digital Classicist - 2014-10-28 15:15

In the last years much effort was put in the construction of digital editions, covering all epochs from antiquity to modern writers. Looking at these digital scholarly editions, a huge variety of methods, presentations and tools has been developed. The Insitut für Dokumentologie und Editorik...

Digital Classicist - 2014-10-14 16:15

Over the last decades the application of digital tools and approaches to the study of the classics has expanded and evolved. Based on her own experiences Prof. Roueché will explore those developments and will consider how new tools may help us to restore old standards and rediscover...

Digital Classicist - 2014-08-15 11:43

The British Museum are producing a digital edition of Malcolm Mosher's work on the Book of the Dead, within which spells are presented in aggregated translations according to a number of traditions, presented alongside representative original vignettes. Papyri and linens that carry the spells...

Digital Classicist - 2014-08-12 14:58

SNAP:DRGN (snapdrgn.net) is an AHRC-funded exploratory project which aims to address the problem of linking together large prosopographies (datsets containing information about persons, names and person-like entities) managed in heterogeneous systems and formats. This paper will explore the...

Digital Classicist - 2014-08-01 11:38

Greek documentary papyri provide a rich source for linguists who wish to study Ancient Greek as it was written in everyday texts, preserved directly from antiquity. The corpus is already in digital form, but it does not contain linguistic annotation that would help linguists find interesting...

Digital Classicist - 2014-07-28 14:42

How do we handle Latin texts with digital tools? How do we apply to Latin sources technologies and algorithms which have been developed for the linguistic study of modern languages? Clotho is a resource which aims to address these questions in an Open-Source format, providing network analysis,...

Digital Classicist - 2014-07-28 14:22

This paper focuses on the presence of witnesses in Demotic contracts from Ptolemaic Thebes. It investigates the interpersonal links between the three main actor groups of these contracts. The scribes and parties have always received a lot of attention from papyrologists, but the witnesses have...

Digital Classicist - 2014-07-14 15:52

The Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy aims to provide historians and the general public with a curated online multi-text edition which has high quality contents and related contents as well as high quality data in multiple interoperable formats. Linked Open Data principles...

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