Archive for the tag 'Greek'

Opportunity for Ancient Greek and Latin Graduate Students: Research Participation

Posted on behalf of the Department of Government, Harvard University. We are seeking motivated graduate students who study Latin and/or Ancient Greek for a paid part-time research position.  We are developing ways to apply new computerized methods to aid in the discovery of new ideas – a form of computer-assisted insight creation, reading, or discovery.  Team members will learn […]

Visualizing the Classics – Anvil Academic

Anvil Academic and Dickinson College Commentaries announce the availability of a $1,000 prize for the best scholarly visualization of data in the field of classical studies submitted during 2013. Two runners-up will be awarded prizes of $500 each. Submissions must include: one or more visual representations of data that involves some linguistic component (Latin, Greek, or another ancient […]

Perseus – Suggestions for new Greek, Latin texts? English translations?

By Gregory R. Crane (Perseus Digital Library): We are preparing for a new set of texts to be entered by the data entry firm with which we work ( The next order will be sent in mid December but a more substantial order will be placed early in 2013.

The laments of the philosophers at the tomb of Alexander

On November 6-8, 2012, the 4th international conference of Aliento will be held in Nancy (MSH Lorraine) and Paris (INALCO): Énoncés sapientiels brefs, traductions, traducteurs et contextes culturels et historiques. On that occasion, Ute Pietruschka and Monica Berti will present an attempt to study the possible Greek origin of the so-called “Laments” of the philosophers […]

Istros the Callimachean: the fragments on Athens

Monica Berti, Istro il Callimacheo, I, Testimonianze e frammenti su Atene e sull’Attica, Edizioni Tored, Tivoli (Roma) 2009 This is the first volume of the edition of the fragments of Istrus the Callimachean. Istrus was a pupil of the great Hellenistic poet Callimachus and worked in the Alexandrian Library. He was interested in many aspects […]

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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