Archive for the tag 'FGrHist'

DAI – FGrHist V

The German Archaeological Institute (DAI) is sponsoring the edition, translation, and commentary of the ancient geographers’ fragments originally planned by Felix Jacoby for the fifth volume of the Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker. The project FGrHist V is directed by Hans-Joachim Gehrke and coordinated by Veronica Bucciantini. This project involves a large international team of editors. […]

Fragmentary texts and digital libraries

I post a document with some notes on the main characteristics of fragmentary texts to be represented in a digital library of classical sources: Fragmentary Texts and Digital Libraries

The edition of fragmentary texts: scattered remarks

Virgilio Costa sends us a document on the practice of editing and commenting fragments of ancient Greek historians: The Edition of Fragmentary Texts: scattered remarks In this document he reflects on the fundamental duties of an editor when working with fragmentary texts. Virgilio Costa is professor of Greek history at the University of Rome Tor […]

Gedenkfeier aus Anlass des 50. Todestages von Felix Jacoby

On November 10, 2009 the Humboldt University of Berlin and the German Archaeological Institute held a conference to commemorate Felix Jacoby fifty years after his death. Felix Jacoby was the scholar who collected the fragments of the Greek historians in Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker. See the Program of the conference Read the Report of […]

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