Ancient Lives

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A Zooniverse crowdsourcing project.

In 2015 the website said (accessed 2015-12-15):

Ancient Lives is a collaboration between a diverse collection of Oxford Papyrologists and Researchers, The Imaging Papyri Project, The POxy Oxyrhynchus Online Project, the Egypt Exploration Society and the following institutions. The papyri belong to the Egypt Exploration Society and their texts will eventually be published and numbered in Society's Greco-Roman Memoirs series in the volumes entitled The Oxyrhynchus Papyri.

But as of May 5, 2024, the home page says:

It is currently being rebuilt, and the new site will be live very soon!

The last post in the Ancient Lives Blog is dated March 2, 2016.


  • Brusuelas, J. 2016. "Engaging Greek: Ancient Lives." In: Bodard, G & Romanello, M (eds.) Digital Classics Outside the Echo-Chamber: Teaching, Knowledge Exchange & Public Engagement, pp. 187–204. London: Ubiquity Press. DOI: