EAGLE2014, September 29, 2014

 Ecole Normale Supérieure, 45 Rue d’Ulm, Paris


14:00 – 14:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

14:30 – 16:00

Keynote Address

Eighteen Years of EpiDoc: Now What?

Tom Elliott

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

Session 1. Harmonizing epigraphic data: tools, models and interactions.

Chair: Silvia Orlandi

Epigraphy, Art History, Archaeology, Topography in a Roman catacomb. A case of interaction between research projects: the Epigraphic Database Bari (UNIBA, Italy) and the Domitilla Projekt (ÖAW, Austria) Antonio Enrico Felle and Norbert Zimmermann (download presentation)

A Conceptual Model for Inscriptions: Harmonizing Digital Epigraphy Data Sources. Vittore Casarosa, Paolo Manghi, Andrea Mannocci, Franco Zoppi and Eydel Rivero Ruiz (download presentation)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:30

Session 1.
Harmonizing epigraphic data: tools, models and interactions (continued).

Chair: Silvia Evangelisti

Between harmonization and peculiarities of scientific domains. Digitizing the epigraphic heritage of pre-Islamic Arabia in the project DASI. Annamaria De Santis, Irene Rossi, Daniele, Marotta and Alessandra Avanzini (download presentation)

From the LIMC vocabulary to LOD: Current and Expected Uses of the Multilingual Thesaurus TheA. Anne-Violaine Szabado (download presentation)

Improving text-based search of inscriptions. Michelangelo Ceci, Gianvito Pio and Anita Rocco (download presentation)

Panel. Digital Humanities Publishing and Collaboration Strategies and Frameworks
Chair: Sorin Matei

Panelists: Catherine Dossin, Olivier Marcel, Sorin Matei, Beatrice Joyeux Prunel, Lea

EAGLE2014, September 30, 2014

Ecole Normale Supérieure, 45 Rue d’Ulm, Paris

09:00 – 10.30

Keynote Address

The aesthetic of the text: the meaning, beauty and the inspiration of the written word (view presentation online)

Susan Hazan

The Israel Museum

Session 2 – Translating epigraphy: challenges and research outcome.

Chair: Ulrich Gehn

Attic Inscriptions Online: Attic Inscriptions in English Translation. Stephen Lambert and Finlay McCourt (download presentation)

One minute Madness. Presentation of poster (visit the digital poster exhibition)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break & Poster Exhibition

11:00 – 13:00

Session 2. Translating epigraphy: challenges and research outcome (continued).

Chair: Ulrich Gehn

Towards an EAGLE standard in translating inscriptions. Francesca Bigi (download presentation)

The EAGLE MediaWiki. Luca Martinelli, Andrea Zanni, Lorenzo Losa, Pietro De Nicolao and Pietro Liuzzo (download presentation)

Translating Greek and Roman inscriptions. Camilla Campedelli (download presentation)

PANEL – Linked Ancient World Data.

Chair: Faith Lawrence

Panelists: Gabriel Bodard, Hugh Cayless, Faith Lawrence, Terhi Nurmikko, Daniel Pett, Ryan Baumann

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break & Poster exhibition

14:00 – 15:30

Session 3. Digital approaches to cross-disciplinary studies of inscriptions.

Chair: Francesco Mambrini

Latin epigraphic poetry database project (Hispania and Galiae). Concepción Fernández Martínez and María Limón Belén (download presentation)

Open-Access Epigraphy: Electronic Dissemination of 3D-digitized Archaeological Material. Eleni Bozia, Angelos Barmpoutis and Robert Wagman

The EPNet Project. Production and distribution of food during the Roman Empire: Economics and Political Dynamics. José Remesal, Albert Díaz-Guilera, Bernardo Rondelli, Xavier Rubio, Antonio Aguilera, Daniel Martín-Arroyo, Alessandro Mosca and Guillem Rull

Image editing programs as tools for the study of ancient inscriptions. A practical example from the epigraphic dossier of Luna (Italia – regio VII Etruria). Federico Frasson (download presentation)

Paleographic analysis of the stone monuments of Aquincum, Pannonia. István Gergő Farkas, Nándor Agócs, Ádám Szabó and Ernő Szabó (download presentation)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break & Poster Exhibition

16:00 – 18:00

Session 3. Digital approaches to cross-disciplinary studies of inscriptions (continued).

Chair: Francisca Feruadi Gruénais

Travelling back in time to recapture old texts. The use of Morphological Residual Model (MRM) for epigraphic reading: Four case studies (CIL II 2395a, CIL II 2395c, CIL II 2476, CIL II, 5607) Maria Joao Correia Dos Santos, João Fonte, Luis Gonçalves-Seco, Hugo Pires, Orlando Sousa (download presentation)

Morphological Residual Model (MRM) – A tool for enhancing epigraphic readings of highly eroded surfaces. Hugo Pires, João Fonte, Luis Gonçalves-Seco, Maria Joao Correia Dos Santos and Orlando Sousa (download presentation)

Digital marmor parium: for a digital edition of a Greek chronicle. Monica Berti and Simona Stoyanova (download presentation)

Encoding Codes, Translating Rules, Communicating Stones in Ptolemaic Cyrene and Contemporary Bologna. Alice Bencivenni and Simone Agrimonti (download presentation)

PANEL. Technology and tradition: a synergic approach to deciphering,analyzing and annotating epigraphic writings

Chair: Federico Boschetti

Panelists: Angelos Barmpoutis, Federico Boschetti, Eleni Bozia, Matteo Dellepiane, Marion Lamé, Stéphane Polis, Serge Rosmorduc, Giulia Sarullo


Poster Exhibition

EAGLE2014, October 1, 2014

Collège de France, 11 Place Marcellin Berthelot, Paris

08:30 – 09.00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 10.30

Session 3. Digital approaches to cross-disciplinary studies of inscriptions (continued).

Chair: Valentina Vassallo

THE INSCRIPTION BETWEEN TEXT AND OBJECT The deconstruction of a multifaceted notion with a view of a flexible digital representation. Eleonora Santin, Emmanuelle Morlock

The music in the inscription – A multi-layered research on an ancient Cypriot Inscription. Valentina Vassallo, Sorin Hermon, Michalis Geōrgiou, Spyros Armostis, Elena Christophorou (download presentation)

Epigraphy – Who cares? Meeting today’s needs of epigraphy’s audiences in digital editions. Laura Löser (download presentation)

EAGLE MEDIAWIKI Edit-a-thon. Hands-on presentation. Andrea Zanni, Pietro Liuzzo, Luca Martinelli

Session 4. Who cares? Users, epigraphy and the social web.

Chair: Raffaella Santucci

Digital Invasions. A bottom-up crowd example of cultural value co-creation. Marianna Marcucci, Fabrizio Todisco and Elisa Bonacini (download presentation)

Svegliamuseo: a project to “wake up” Italian museums online. Francesca De Gottardo, Valeria Gasparotti, Alessandro D’Amore and Aurora Raimondi Cominesi (download presentation)

Archeowiki: when open-source strategies attract visitors’ presence in museums. A project for the enhancement of archaeological heritage in Lombardy (Italy). Sara Chiesa, Anna Antonini, Sara Franco, Dante Bartoli, Cristian Consonni, Rossella di Marco (download presentation)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffe Break & Poster Exhibition

11:00 – 13:00

Session 4. Who cares? Users, epigraphy and the social web (continued).

Chair: Enrico Antonio Felle

The Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project (AshLI): Bringing epigraphic research to museum visitors and schools. Jane Masseglia (download presentation)

Epigraphs Visual Recognition. Giuseppe Amato, Fabrizio Falchi, Fausto Rabitti, Lucia Vadicamo (download presentation)

PANEL. Mobile Applications in Cultural Heritage.

Chair: Vittore Casarosa

Panelists: Giuseppe Amato, Susan Hazan, Sorin Hermon, Philippe Martineau, Franco Niccolucci, Andrea Zanni

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch & Poster Exhibition


Session 4. Who cares? Users, epigraphy and the social web (continued).

Chair: Christian Uhlir

(Digital) epigraphy as viewed by Romanian Archaeology/Classics students. Rada Varga (download presentation)

Epigraphy as a tool for learning Latin – The case of the Prežihov Voranc Primary School in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Anja Ragolic (download presentation)

PANEL. Dealing with the Whole Object: the Archaeological Dimension of Epigraphy.

Chair: John Bodel

Panelists: Marie-Claire Beaulieu, John Bodel, Michele Brunet

Wrap Up & Conclusions. Silvia Orlandi



Posters & Demo

From CIL to GIS: Exploring Pompeian Inscriptions through an Integrated 2D-3D Approach

Karin Lundqvist and Giacomo Landeschi

BILG – Inscriptiones Graecae et Latinae Bruttiorum. A digital corpus in EpiDoc of Roman Law inscriptions

Daria Spampinato

From Stone to Screen: Digitizing Epigraphic Squeezes

Maude Côté-Landry, Haley Bertram, Lisa Tweten and Chelsea Gardner

Sicily: A digital corpus of inscriptions from ancient Sicily

Jonathan Prag

The first (social) time The Archeological National Museum of Cagliari 2.0

Anna Maria Marras

Geographic Information System-A suitable bridge between Epigraphy and Archeology

Elisa Orlando

The Herculaneum Graffiti Project: Reenvisioning the Ancient City

Rebecca Benefiel and Sara Sprenkle

IPR Tools for Content Aggregators

Pierfrancesco Bellini, Paolo Nesi and Michela Paolucci

Free, Open and Mobile. An open platform solution changes the rules of the game into museums.

Alex Palin, Alex Tourski, Stefania Chipa

Géza Alföldy on the facebook. Popularyzing ancient history and epigraphy: future perspectives

Csaba Szabó


Paola Cavaliere,Danila Piacentini and Massimiliano Vassalli


Julie Masquelier-Loorius and Mélanie Flossmann-Schütze

E-STAMPAGES Project: Towards a Digital Library of Squeezes

Adeline Levivier

Best Practices of an Amateur Epigrapher: One Woman’s Experience with an Epigraphy Database

Amanda Kelley

The Nani Museum:Towards the Virtual Reconstruction of a Dispersed Epigraphic Collection

Lorenzo Calvelli, Francesca Crema and Franco Luciani

Promotion of Ancient Heritage on Social Networks (Example of Croatian Regions Istria and Dalmatia)

Valentina Zović and MarinaZgrablić

Flickr and Epigraphy. Description of an experience

Fabio Paglia

IPR issues. The British School a Rome: a case study

Alessandra Giovenco

DIGITALMEETSCULTURE.NET – Interactive e-zine where digital technology and culture collide

Valentina Bachi, Manuele Buono, Antonella Fresa, Tania Masi, Claudia Pierotti and ClaudioPrandoni

Low-cost structure from motion technology. An open approach for epigraphical digital reconstruction

Anita Rocco,Daniele Mittica, Michele Pellegrino


C. Breytenback, K.Hallof, U. Huttner, E. Sironen, C. Zimmerman, J. Ogereau, M. Veksina, J. Krumm

The EPNet Project. Production and distribution of food during the Roman Empire: Economics and Political Dynamics

José Remesal, Albert Díaz-Guilera, Bernardo Rondelli, Xavier Rubio, Antonio Aguilera, Daniel Martín-Arroyo, Alessandro Mosca, Guillem Rull

RICHES Project: Recalibrating Relationships


PREFORMA Project: Future Memory Standards


Europeana Space: Spaces of possibility for the creative re-use of digital cultural content


Civic Epistemologies: A Roadmap for Citizen Researchers in the age of Digital Culture


EAGLE MEDIAWIKI -Editathon (hands-on session)

Andrea Zanni,Pietro Liuzzo, Luca Martinelli

Romans Go Home: Latin and Greek apps for iPhone, iPad and Android (demo)

Paul Hudson