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; at the Centre Camille Jullian, Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l'Homme, in Aix-en-Provence, in February 2011.
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 April 2013 Workshop in London. All training materials are freely downloadable.
|10:30||Introduction to EpiDoc and XML (see General Introduction ; Bibliographic Tagging; Detailed XML Rules)|
|14:00||Oxygen setup and practice (see EpiDoc Download Package)
Transformation with Oxygen (see Running XSLT in Oxygen)
|10:00||Other information in the transcribed text (see Word Name and Place Markup; Divisions of an EpiDoc Edition; Apparatus Criticus)|
|14:00||More descriptive and historical data (see Object Description; Figures and Facsimile; Places and Locations)
External vocabularies and relationships (see Authority Lists Relationships between persons, places, events, texts)
|10:00||Crosswalking (EpiDoc and EAGLE/EDR conformance, HGV to EpiDoc, IRT to EDH)|
|14:00||Introduction to SoSOL (http://papyri.info/editor)
Brief guide to SoSOL: (guide)
Text (see Leiden+ guidelines)
Practice with various papyrological texts, which will be specified nearer the time and assigned during the training session. Texts taken from O.Abu.Mina will be entered (text documents can be found here: OAbuMina). Assigned papyrological texts, SoSOL/Leiden+ practice (see Assignments)
|10:00||SoSOL Translations syntax
Continue practice (see Assignments)
Further practice (EpiDoc and/or SoSOL)
|14:00||EpiDoc community and support (see EpiDoc website, Markup list, Sourceforge Tickets)
EpiDoc support website feedback session
For more information on future EpiDoc training events, please inquire on the Markup list