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A Collaborative Environment for Digital Epigraphy
Epigraphy.info is an international open community pursuing a collaborative environment for digital epigraphy, which facilitates scholarly communication and interaction. We apply FAIR principles to epigraphic information in order to efficiently create, use and share it among researchers, students and enthusiasts around the globe. The Epigraphy.info community works to gather and enhance the many existing epigraphic efforts, and serves as a landing point for digital tools, practices and methodologies for managing collections of inscriptions.
Key concerns include:
- Identification, creation, and dissemination of agreed-upon guidelines, standards, and best practices;
- Preservation, reuse, and update of existing and emerging datasets providing the most up-to-date versions of inscriptions;
- Providing a toolset for searching, analyzing and editing inscriptions and their metadata by both human and machine;
- Services for citation, revision and exchange.
Epigraphy.info will not replace existing digital resources; it intends to be a hub for a fruitful exchange of epigraphic data and digital solutions that will benefit all epigraphers.
The 1st Epigraphy.info workshop took place at the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (21st - 23rd March 2018). It brought together leading experts in the field of digital epigraphy to discuss ideas for the creation of an open collaborative platform for Greek and Latin epigraphy.
The 2nd Epigraphy.info workshop took place in Zadar (14th - 16th December 2018). A preliminary mission statement was defined here.
The 3rd Epigraphy.info workshop took place in Vienna (30th May – 1st June 2019). The mission statement was approved by the community and preliminary working groups were formed to manage the tasks discussed here.
The 4th Epigraphy.info workshop will take place in Hamburg (19th - 21st February 2020). It will be preceded by a TEI/EpiDoc training (17th-19th February 2020).
Epigraphic documents of Christian patronage
Latin inscriptions of the Roman Empire
Epigraphic documents from Italic Regions
Epigraphic patrimony of Portugal and Spain
Latin and Greek inscriptions (Institut Ausonius)
Database for Late Antiquity Statues
Epigraphic patrimony of Britain
Images of stone monuments
Database of Latin inscriptions
Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy
International Digital Epigraphy Association
Portal of papyrological and epigraphical resources
Greek & Latin inscriptions from Turkey
Greek inscriptions with critical apparatus
Collections of Greek & Latin inscriptions in the USA
Online Edition of Greek inscriptions from Libya
Digital resource of graffiti of Herculaneum and Pompeii
Inscriptions of ancient Athens and Attica in English translation
Translations of Ancient Greek inscriptions into Modern Greek
Geography and Economy of the Imperial Properties in the Roman World
Recent Epigraphic Editions
Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine from the Persian period through the Islamic conquest
Digital repository for the collections of epigraphic squeezes
Digital corpus of Roman inscriptions from Ourense province
Computerized Historical Linguistic Database of the Latin Inscriptions of the Imperial Age
Romans One By One
Digital Corpus of all Non-Latin Inscriptions from Italy (9th-15th c)