Greco-Roman Prosopographies

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The beginnings of a collation of prosopographies of greco-roman persons/names, both digital and in print.

Title Online? URIs? RDF? Alignments References
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (Smith) Y Y (e.g. Alexander 3)
Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg (EDH) (DC wiki) Y (Y)
Hellenistic Babylonia: Texts, Images and Names Y
Laterculi Praesidium Y (Thomasson)
Lexicon of Greek Personal Names (LGPN) (DC wiki) Y (Y) Y
Magistrates of the Roman Republic (MRR) (Broughton)
Persons of Ancient Athens (PAA) Y
Prosopographia Imperii Romani (PIR) (Y)
Prosopographia Ptolemaica / Trismegistos Y
Prosopographie der mittelbyzantinischen Zeit (PMBZ) Y
Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire (PBE)
Prosopography of the Byzantine World (PBW) Y
Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire (PLRE)
Roman Emperors Y Y Y viaf, dbpedia, nomisma
Roman Government of Britain/Fasti of Roman Britain (Birley)

More classical prosopographical resources are listed at Biblioteca Classical Selecta. Some of these are old enough to be in the public domain and online (or easily digitized?):

  • Kirchner J., Prosopographia Attica, Berlin, 2 vol., 1901-1903: vol. 1 vol.2
  • Sundwall J., Nachträge zur Prosopographia Attica, Helsingsfors, 1910: Behind HathiTrust login
  • Poralla P., Prosopographie der Lakedämonier bis auf die Zeit Alexanders des Grossen, Breslau, 1913, 172 p.
  • Klebs E., Dessau H., Von Rohden P., Prosopographia Imperii Romani (PIR), Berlin, 3 vol., 1897-1898. In list.

Other potential sources of URIs for ancient persons:

  • Wikipedia/DBpedia
  • VIAF

Now defunct, but worth noting for the record:

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