EpiDoc Workshops have been run on several occasions over the past few years, with the intention of disseminating skills and experience and encouraging discussion on the topic of TEI markup for the encoding of epigraphic, papyrological, and other ancient texts.
Full, week-long Summer Schools have been run at:
Shorter training events have taken place at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC in 2005; at the American Academy in Rome, October 2006; at the AIA/APA meeting in San Diego, January 2007.
If you would like to run or host an EpiDoc training workshop at some point, please in the first instance contact the Markup list to canvass the possible trainers for their availability.
Please be prepared to:
The programme of the September 2010 Workshop. All training materials are freely downloadable.
|10:00||Introduction to EpiDoc, TEI and XML (see The Epigrapher as Encoder; IDP and SoSOL; Publishing with XML; Bibliographic Tagging; Detailed XML)|
|14:00||EpiDoc XML and Leiden distinctions (see EpiDoc Cheatsheet; Example Inscription (Latin); Example Inscription (Greek))
Oxygen practice (see download package)
|10:00||Transformation with Oxygen (see Stylesheets and Rendering; XPath; Running XSLT in Oxygen)
Text corrections (see Textual Corrections)
Abbreviations and symbols (see Symbols and Marks)
|14:00||EpiDoc divisions and text structure (see Div Types and Subtypes; Structure of the Text)
Variant Readings (Apparatus Criticus)
Certainty and precision (see Certainty and Precision)
Further tagging of text (see Word Name and Place Markup)
Metadata (see EpiDoc Metadata)
|14:00||Introduction to SoSOL (http://papyri.info/editor)
Text (see Leiden+ guidelines)
Practice with an P.Iand.Zen text (assigned to class)
|09:30||Assigned real P.Iand.Zen texts, SoSOL/Leiden+ practice (see Assignments)|
|14:00||SoSOL Translations syntax (see wiki page)
Continue practice (Assignments Doc)
|10:00||EpiDoc Resources (see EpiDoc Projects; Documentation)
EpiDoc Guidelines Outline (see Guidelines Outline)
Project needs and discussion
|14:00||Conférence-‐débat de clôture|
For more information on future EpiDoc training events, please inquire on the Markup list