Relaunch of the expanded Roman Inscriptions of Britain Online

Posted by EAGLE on Sep 16, 2019

RIB Online, the digital library of Roman inscriptions from Britain, has been relaunched on the anniversary of Claudia Severa’s birthday, with enhanced existing records and a large number of new texts. 1,508 new texts have been added, drawn from RIB Volume III and the corpus of Bloomberg tablets, Roman London’s First Voices (each digitally published for the first time), as well as new and enhanced digitisations of the Vindolanda Tablets, some of which are also making their digital debuts. All the new material includes images where available...

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Second call for small projects in digital epigraphy

Posted by EAGLE on Aug 25, 2019

On June 21, 2019 the operation of updating the EDR inscriptions in EAGLE was completed. This project, which was funded by IDEA in the framework of the first call for small projects in digital epigraphy, led to a significant improvement in the quality of the data of other EAGLE database. The work of recognition of the texts based on the comparison of the records of the Italian inscriptions present in the Clauss/Slaby Database (all equipped with TM) allowed to recognize 6 double records in EDR and 12 double records in Clauss/Slaby. The doubles...

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