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Maia Atlantis: Ancient World Blogs - http://planet.atlantides.org/maia

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    DOCTORAL WORKSHOP ON ROMAN EPIGRAPHY
    Casa de Velázquez (Madrid) – Universidad de Alcalá.
    February 20 – 22, 2019. 

    ÉCOLE THÉMATIQUE DOCTORALE SUR L’ÉPIGRAPHIE ROMAINE
    Casa de Velázquez (Madrid) – Universidad de Alcalá.
    20 – 22 février 2019.

    TALLER DOCTORAL SOBRE EPIGRAFÍA ROMANA
    Casa de Velázquez (Madrid) – Universidad de Alcalá.
    20 – 22 de febrero de 2019.

    Latin Epigraphy in the Roman World: Researching, Editing and Enhancing the Value of Inscriptions

    L’épigraphie latine dans le monde romain: recherche, édition et valorisation

    Epigrafía latina en el mundo romano: investigación, edición y puesta en valor

    In the context of the project to produce the pertinent fascicules of the new edition of CIL II covering the inscriptions of the colony of Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Spain), members of the research team are organizing a Doctoral Workshop on Roman Epigraphy at the Casa de Velázquez (Madrid) and at the University of Alcalá, home of the Centro CIL II, from 20 to 22 February 2019.

    Dans le cadre du projet de préparer les fascicules pertinents de la nouvelle édition du CIL, II qui traitent des inscriptions de la colonie d’Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Espagne), les membres de l’équipe de recherche organisent une École Thématique doctoral sur l’épigraphie romaine à la Casa de Velázquez et à l’Université d’Alcalá, où se trouve le Centre CIL II, les 20, 21 et 22 février 2019.

    En el contexto del proyecto de preparar los fascículos pertinentes de la edición nueva del CIL II, que presentan las inscripciones de la colonia Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Espagne), los miembros del equipo de investigación organizan un Taller doctoral sobre epigrafía romana en la Casa de Velázquez y en la Universidad de Alcalá, donde se localiza el Centro CIL II, los días 20, 21 y 22 de febrero de 2019.

    Coordination: Antonio Alvar Ezquerra (Universidad de Alcalá), Jonathan Edmondson (York University)

    Organisation: École des hautes études hispaniques et ibériques (Casa de Velázquez, Madrid), Universidad de Alcalá

    Collaboration: Centro CIL II (Alcalá de Henares), Consorcio Ciudad Monumental de Mérida, Museo Nacional de Arte Romano de Mérida, York University (Toronto), Fundación Pastor de Estudios Clásicos (Madrid), Universidad de Cantabria

     

    Deadine for Applications/ Date limite de l’appel de candidatures  / Fecha límite para la presentación de solicitudes :

                21 January 2019, 6.00 p.m. (local time, Madrid)

                21 janvier 2019, 18h (heure locale, Madrid)

                21 de enero de 2019, 18:00 h. (hora local, Madrid)

     

    Applications may be made via the links below (in French, Spanish and English):

    Vous trouverez ci-dessous les liens définitifs d’accès à l’appel à candidatures dans les trois langues (français, espagnol, anglais):

    Formulario de solicitudes de inscripción (en tres idiomas: español, inglés y francés) disponible a través del siguiente enlace:

    https://www.casadevelazquez.org/fr/novedad/lepigraphie-latine-dans-le-monde-romain-recherche-edition-et-valorisation/

    https://www.casadevelazquez.org/es/novedad/epigrafia-latina-en-el-mundo-romano-investigacion-edicion-y-puesta-en-valor/

    https://www.casadevelazquez.org/en/news/latin-epigraphy-in-the-roman-world-researching-editing-and-enhancing-the-value-of-inscriptions/

    Practical Details

    The sessions will take place in Madrid on 20-21 February, 2019, and in Alcalá de Henares on 22 February. The organizing institutions will arrange transport between both centres. Registration is free. Accommodation in double rooms at the Casa de Velázquez, as well as breakfast and lunch, will be provided by the workshop organizations. Individual participants will be responsible for their own transport costs to Madrid from their places of origin. 

    The sessions will comprise practical lectures offered by a team of tutors on how to handle epigraphic sources and how to use and exploit them effectively in historical research. The languages of the workshop will be Spanish, French, English and Portuguese. 

    Applicants, who must be current doctoral students, will be informed whether their applications have been accepted by January 25, 2019 at the latest. 

    Conditions pratiques

    Les sessions auront lieu à Madrid (20 et 21 février) et à Alcalá de Henares (22 février). Les organisateurs offrent le transport entre les deux établissements. L’inscription est gratuite. L’hébergement en chambre double partagée à la Casa de Velázquez, le petit déjeuner et le déjeuner sont à la charge de l’organisation. Le transport jusqu’à Madrid depuis les lieux d’origine est à la charge des personnes inscrites.

    Les sessions consistent en des leçons pratiques données par les formateurs sur la gestion des sources épigraphiques, leur utilisation et leur exploitation. Les langues utilisées seront l’espagnol, le français, l’anglais et le portugais.

    Les candidats (doctorants) seront informés de leur acceptation ou non de leur candidature avant le 25 janvier 2019.

    Condiciones prácticas

    Las sesiones tendrán lugar en Madrid (día 20 y 21 de febrero) y en Alcalá de Henares (día 22). La organización facilita el transporte entre ambas sedes. La inscripción es gratuita. El alojamiento en habitación doble en la Casa de Velázquez, desayuno y almuerzo corren por cuenta de la organización. El transporte hasta Madrid desde los lugares de origen es responsabilidad de  los inscritos.

    Las sesiones consisten en lecciones prácticas impartidas por los formadores sobre manejo de fuentes epigráficas, su uso y explotación. Los idiomas empleados serán el español, francés, inglés y portugués.

    Los solicitantes (estudiantes de doctorado) serán informados sobre su aceptación antes del día 25 de enero de 2019.

    The post Doctoral Workshop on Roman Epigraphy (Madrid, February 20-22) appeared first on Current Epigraphy.


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    CHONGQING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) – An ancient tomb group dating back to the South Song Dynasty...

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    DOCTORAL WORKSHOP ON ROMAN EPIGRAPHY


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    The days are getting longer even as the temperatures hang in the low double-digits here in North Dakotaland. The football season is ending (or it seems almost certain to end for my Eagles this weekend), the cricket season “down under” is in full swing, and the NBA has entered that the fascinating mid-season malaise when even the best teams struggle to balance survival mode with the desire to win games. 

    It was also the first week of classes, which is alway exciting. The new year, new project, new plan, a new calendar…. everything is turning over and it seems like as good a time as any for some quick hits and varia:

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  • 01/11/19--06:36: EPIGRAMATA 5
  • Dinamiche politiche e istituzionali nell’epigrafia delle Cicladi


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    [First posted in AWOL 1 January 2011. Updated 11 January 2019]

    Kentron: Revue pluridisciplinaire du monde antique
    ISSN: 0765-0590
    ISSN électronique: 2264-1459

    Couverture du volume 32 – 2016
    Kentron est une revue pluridisciplinaire du monde antique qui ouvre ses pages aux littéraires, philosophes, linguistes, historiens et archéologues. Son champ de recherche couvre les mondes européen, méditerranéen et proche-oriental.
    Les anciens numéros (à partir de l’année 1994) sont accessibles au format PDF sur le site des Presses universitaires de Caen (http://www.unicaen.fr/puc/html/spip848a.html?rubrique142) et seront progressivement mis en ligne en texte intégral sur ce site.
    Back issues:
    Kentron 30, 2014
    Kentron 29, 2013
    Kentron 28, 2012
    Kentron 27, 2011
    Kentron 26, 2010
    Kentron 25, 2009
    Kentron 24, 2008
    Kentron 23, 2007
    Kentron 22, 2006
    Kentron 21, 2005
    Kentron 20, 1-2, 2004
    Kentron 19, 1-2, 2003
    Kentron 18, 1-2, 2002
    Kentron 17, 2, 2001
    Kentron 17, 1, 2001
    Kentron 16, 1-2, 2000
    Kentron 15, 2, 1999
    Kentron 15, 1, 1999
    Kentron 14, 1-2, 1998
    Kentron 13, 1-2, 1997
    Kentron 12, 2, 1996
    Kentron 11, 2 (1995) et 12, 1 (1996)
    Kentron 11, 1, 1995
    Kentron 10, 2, 1994
    Kentron 10, 1, 1994



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    A commemoration of Angela Donati will be held in Rome on the next January 31st.


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    Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
    Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
    Event Type (you may select more than one): 
    other
    Start Date: 
    Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 6:30pm

    An Evening with Sarah Parcak and Josh Gates will be an entertaining and enlightening event with renowned archaeologist Sarah Parcak and the Discovery Channel’s own Josh Gates, both of whom are Trustees of the Archaeological Institute of America. Sarah and Josh will share stories and insights about their adventures in the field, and their experiences both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. This will be an engaging and highly visual presentation, with time at the end of the event for audience member questions.

    Location

    Name: 
    Bruce Keeler, AIA Director of Development
    Call for Papers: 
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     [First posted in AWOL 25 July 2016, updated 11 January 2019]

    Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics (BAGL)

    Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics
    Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics (BAGL), in conjunction with the Centre for Biblical Linguistics, Translation, and Exegesis at McMaster Divinity College and the OpenText.org project (www.opentext.org) is a fully refereed on-line and print journal specializing in widely disseminating the latest advances in linguistic study of ancient and biblical Greek. Under the senior editorship of Professor Dr. Stanley E. Porter and Dr. Matthew Brook O'Donnell, along with its assistant editors and editorial board, BAGL looks to publish significant work that advances knowledge of ancient Greek through the utilization of modern linguistic methods. Accepted pieces are in the first instance posted on-line in page-consistent pdf format, and then (except for reviews) are published in print form each volume year. This format ensures timely posting of the most recent work in Greek linguistics with consistently referencable articles then available in permanent print form.
    7.1
    Paul L. Danove
    Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA
    This article develops five features that describe the conceptualizations of the event of communication grammaticalized by New Testament verbs and uses these features to formulate a model of the observed New Testament usages of communication. The discussion resolves all NT occurrences of verbs that designate communication into one of twenty-one usages with distinct feature descriptions, offers guidelines for interpreting and translating verbs with each usage, and clarifies elements of the conceptualization of communication in relation to specific examples. (Article)
    Keywords: Feature, communication, semantic, syntactic, verbal usage
    7.2
    Nicholas P. Lunn
    Wycliffe Bible Translators, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
    The following aims to provide something lacking in the field of New Testament Greek studies, which is an overview of the various forms in which the logical relation of contrast may be realized in the surface structure of the language. Here seven distinct categories are described, illustrated, and differentiated, with regard to both their inherent relation and their respective connectors. Variations, where such exist, within each basic category are included, along with any sub-categories. A final section demonstrates the relevance of the presentation for the related tasks of translation and exegesis, offering analyses of several texts where there has been some confusion or misunderstanding with respect to the contrasting relation. (Article)
    Keywords: Concession, replacement, exception, connector, translation
    7.3
    John J.H. Lee
    McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ruqaiya Hasan’s Cohesive Harmony Analysis (CHA) is a useful tool to quantifiably predict the degree of the reader’s perception of the coherence of an English text. This work adopts and reconfigures her ideas to make them applicable to ancient Greek texts. This article then applies the modified version of Hasan’s CHA to investigate and compare the degrees of the perceived coherence of two family letters written in the second century AD. Based on the textual analyses, the conclusion is drawn that CHA is a promising tool to quantifiably predict the degree of coherence of ancient Greek texts. (Article)
    Keywords: Cohesion, coherence, cohesive tie, cohesive chain, cohesive harmony analysis, ancient Greek
    7.4
    Ryder A. Wishart
    McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    This paper explores linguistic monosemy and the methodological priorities it suggests. These priorities include a bottom-up modeling of lexical semantics, a corpus-driven discovery procedure, and a sign-based approach to linguistic description. Put simply, monosemy is a methodology for describing the semantic potential of linguistic signs. This methodology is driven by the process of abstraction based on verifiable data, and so it incorporates empirical checks and balances into the tasks of linguistics, especially (though not exclusively) lexical semantics. This paper contrasts lowest common denominator and greatest common factor methodologies within biblical studies, with three examples: (a) Porter and Pitts’s analysis of the semantics of the genitive within the Greek case system in regard to the πίστις Χριστοῦ debate; (b) disagreement between Ronald Peters and Dan Wallace regarding the Greek article; and (c) the Porter–Fanning debate on the nature of verbal aspect in Greek. Analysis of the Greek of the New Testament stands to benefit from incorporating the insights of monosemy and the methodological correctives it steers toward. (Article)
    Keywords: Linguistic modeling, minimalism, traditional grammar, Saussure, Columbia School, semantics
    7.5
    Stanley E. Porter
    McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    In this paper, I revisit the question of the aspectual nature of the imperative, or rather, examine the aspectual nature of imperatives and some other forms that function alongside the imperative as forms of command and prohibition. I divide my comments into three sections: imperatives and the Greek mood system, verbal aspect and the imperative, and some abiding issues— three in particular—that continue to be raised, despite the discussion that has transpired over the last nearly thirty years. (Article)
    Keywords: Imperative, aspect, mood, frequency
    7.6
    Joseph D. Fantin
    Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX, USA
    Compared to other grammatical phenomena, the Greek imperative mood has received minimal attention. This article will explore and evaluate the traditional approach to the meaning and usages of this mood. These having been found deficient, an alternate approach will be proposed. The imperative mood will indeed be found to mean “command”; however, a “command” can be understood as harsh and inappropriate in certain relational situations. It will be discovered that communicators use various strategies to nuance and in some cases weaken the force of the “command” depending on the intended purpose of the imperative and the relationships of the participants in a communication situation. Thus, degree of force is one way (among others) to classify an imperative. (Article)
    Keywords: Imperative mood, command, neurocognitive stratificational linguistics, relevance theory
    7.7
    James D. Dvorak
    Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, OK, USA
    This article discusses the semantics of the imperative mood (directive attitude) in biblical Greek. The author leads into this discussion by first defining “semantics” (meaning) from the perspective of two major interpretive paradigms that are operative in current linguistic studies of biblical Greek: the logical-philosophical paradigm, which undergirds Chomskyan linguistic theory, and the ethnographic-descriptive paradigm, which lies behind Hallidayan Systemic Functional Linguistics. The semantics of the imperative mood is then discussed from each of these perspectives, and it is argued that an SFL approach to the imperative is the most linguistically defensible. Examples are provided from the New Testament. (Article)
    Keywords: Systemic functional linguistics, SFL, context, context of culture, context of situation, semantics, directive attitude, imperative mood, command

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  • 01/11/19--09:40: --none--
  • HHU Düsseldorf, 7-8 March 2019. Graduate students and early career researchers are warmly invited to apply.

    Workshop: 

    Medieval Devotional Texts: Technologies Old and New
    Devotional texts, texts that are intended to encourage prayer, spiritual reflection or contemplation, dwell at the intersections between the literary, the historical and the theological. As one example, a prayer can be a lyric, an essential component of liturgy, or a personal text expressing the reader’s specific hopes and fears. It can stand alone or form part of competing networks of intertextuality, accommodating a wide range of different readings and significant contexts. While devotional texts may appear formulaic in that they are often characterised by formal qualities and constrained by the expectations of genre, the distinctive features of these texts also allow them to remain recognisable even as they are adapted to the demands of new reading communities and new media.
    We welcome papers addressing early and late medieval devotional genres or texts alongside the technologies employed in their creation, transmission and use. Correspondingly, we are also interested in papers discussing digital approaches to studying the production and reception of these texts.
    Abstracts are invited from researchers working in literary and related fields addressing any of the following topics:
    • manuscript studies
    • textual transmission
    • devotional texts and material culture
    • the place of devotional texts in miscellanies
    • confessional practice
    • prayer collections and compilations
    • digital approaches to devotional texts in medieval literature
    Please send a 300-word abstract for a 25-minute paper to Sheri Smith at smiths@uni-duesseldorf.de by 1st February 2019. We will be confirming participation by February 7th. We particularly welcome papers from graduate students and early career scholars and will cover the cost of one night of accommodation at our conference venue Schloss Mickeln for all speakers.

    S. C. Thomson

    Office hour: Thursday 14.30–16.00

    Senior Lecturer

    Anglistik I / Medieval English Studies
    Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
    Universitätsstr. 1/Geb.23.31.01.63
    40225 Düsseldorf

    Tel. +49 (0) 211 81-13832

    Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf
    Germany

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    It was called Camulodunum, which is a Romanisation of its Iron-Age name: the Fortress (-dunum) of Camulos, God of War.

    Camulodunum was a hugely important site in pre-Roman times. It was most likely the royal stronghold of the Trinovantes, on whose behalf Julius Caesar invaded in 55 and 54 BC.

    Colchester became Britain's first ever city.

    In 60 or 61 AD, while the Roman governor Gaius Suetonius Paullinus was leading a campaign in North Wales, Boudicca's Iceni warriors rebelled, defeating the Roman Ninth Legion and destroying the capital of Roman Britain, Colchester

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    From NGÖ Jahresschrift  2014*
    When he's not burying plastic Father Christmases in an Austrian back garden and trying to get the state prosecutor and courts to react to his stunt, Raimund Karl of Bangor seems to want to prove that liberalising laws about 'metal detecting' would be no bad thing (the Father Christmas stunt was part of that). That's not a view that wins him much favour with me, in particular due to the methods he uses to promote his views. Anyway, over on facebook a couple of days ago, one James Hodgson rather superciliously asked me to 'provide a source for these artefacts being 'hoiked' out of the ground in increasing numbers' in England and Wales. I pointed out first that we await a proper report addressing this issue but until then, the most recent published attempt was the text by Sam Hardy, which certainly seems to suggest that the numbers of artefact hunters with metal detectors in England and Wales is reaching disturbingly high numbers. That in turn triggered Karl to draw attention to his own nasty blog text from March last year:
    This paper [Hardy's] contains serious methodological and arithmetic errors, of in fact shocking proportions, amounting in one rather significant case to almost a full order of magnitude. See here (https://archdenk.blogspot.com/.../03/estimating-numbers.html) for a discussion of some of the more outrageous mistakes made by the author (who incidentally claims to have based it on a methodology first used in the context of metal detecting by me and one of my PhD students, while obviously not having understood even the most basic tenets of the method we used, nor its purpose and applicability).
    Shocking, eh. I drafted a reply for Facebook. In march when I'd read this text through a couple of times, I was going to write a reply here, but in the end I couldn't be bothered. Perhaps I should have done. When discussions get to this level of he-said-she-said tedium, they become  dialogue of the deaf, and serve only to obscure the main fact: We do have a problem with current policies on Collection-Driven Exploitation of the archaeological record. And part of the problem is that we are refusing to admit it. Karl is one of those in denial - in fact like the Ixelles Six he seems to see everything as hunkydory in PAS-land. That is not a view I share. Since he was responding to what I had said to Mr Hodgson I felt like replying. In the end I did not post it, but this is what I wrote as a response:
    Professor Karl’s post here, I think should be seen in the context of the fixation he (and others) have with proving that ‘restrictive’ approaches to artefact hunting and collecting “do not work” (and so therefore we would all need a liberal system and a PAS-clone system for picking up the pieces) Hardy has come in for a lot of flak (not all of it methodologically sound) from several academic quarters for the work he has done that shows that these liberal ‘systems’ are very damaging (a view I share).

    Since the methodology of Hardy’s paper is set out In detail, and Prof. Karl argues at some length where what is what, the reader can plough through it and decide for themselves who is right where.

    For what it is worth, I read it all when he published it in March last year and will just say I think Karl overstates his case, is unnecessarily offensive in his phrasing and not right in his overall assessment. But as I say, readers can decide for themselves.
    For my part, despite all he says there, I still think the archaeological heritage of England and Wales (and archaeology itself) would be better served by the introduction of a permit system than what we have now.  
    What the reader should notice is that while Hardy sets out the numbers he has deduced, and the basis on which he does so (precisely so they can be assessed) all that Karl does here is attack them, without providing any figures of his own to replace them. This is pretty typical of the pro-collecting lobby on the whole.

    The point made so 
    triumphantly by Karl (‘that little nugget’) about metal detecting in the USA is however correct, which Hardy admits here in a correction to the original article  (a text Karl has 'somehow' omitted to mention) . I do not think however that it actually affects the general argument of Hardy’s paper and in particular about the situation in England and Wales.

    I also still feel it is irrelevant who first thought of the idea of mining information from the social media to see behind the scenes of ‘metal detecting’, Karl claims it was him in 2016. In fact, Nigel Swift and I were using these kind of data for this purpose a decade earlier. I suspect that Karl just uses the suggestion of Hardy’s 'borrowing' his idea as grounds for the subsequent nastiness (and for the record the paper by Moeller and him and its 'method' are discussed on this blog at some length).

    But what this curious example of blog wars demonstrates is something else. Why – in the case of the UK - are we having this discussion like this at all? Where is the official survey by HM government, the CBA, CIfA, commissioned report from OA, or anywhere else? Why is this being slogged out as an academic punchup between Hardy and Karl ? How many metal detectorists are there in the UK, what are they taking and how much of it, and how does that relate to the coin-heavy records that are being made by the PAS?
    When are we going to see some soundly-based definitive official figures instead of all this? Surely that should be the main fruit of twenty years liaison in the UK.

    I'll just point out for its general entertainment value, that in the March text to which he links, one of the key points in the opposition of 'liberal/restrictive laws' is that Austria has a 'restrictive' legislation Cf what he was arguing in the comments under this post last week, and getting quite stroppy about. 

    * Wanna know who Netzwerk Geschichte Österreich are? Look here. Members of the ECMD. 

    UPDATE  11th Jan 2019

    Hardy reminds us of a later article Hardy, S.A. Metal-Detecting for Cultural Objects until ‘There Is Nothing Left’: The Potential and Limits of Digital Data, Netnographic Data and Market Data for Open-Source AnalysisArts 20187, 40. that expands on his use of the 'netnographic' data.



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    XI’AN, CHINA—Xinhua reports that a cluster of 12 tombs estimated to be more than 1,500 years old has been discovered in northern China. The tombs are thought to date to the Sixteen Kingdoms period, from A.D. 304 to 439. Liu Daiyun of the Shaanxi Academy of Archaeology said the tombs were arranged in two rows and may have belonged to a single family. Each tomb has a passage, a door, and a path leading to the coffin chamber. “Some new burial customs, such as placing stones in a small pit at the corner of the tomb and the feet of some of the bodies in the tombs being held down by square stones, have been discovered for the first time,” Liu said. Figurines of warriors, servants, and animals made of pottery, and mirrors, stamps, hair clasps, pins, bracelets, bells, and coins made of bronze were also found in the tombs. Two of the burials contained piglet skulls and millet shells. DNA tests could reveal whether the occupants of the tombs were members of the same family, Liu added. For more on burial practices in China, go to “Tomb from a Lost Tribe.”


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    AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND—According to a report in Science Magazine, an international team of scientists led by Sarah Karstens of the University of Auckland examined 25 sets of remains of people who lived in Mongolia between about 3,500 and 2,700 years ago for signs of health. The researchers found very little evidence of inflammation or infection in the bones, or signs of diseases brought on by malnutrition, such as rickets or scurvy. Injuries commonly inflicted through fights or falls from horseback, such as broken noses, ribs, and legs, were detected in the bones, however. Wear and tear associated with horseback riding was also seen in the people’s spines. Karstens and her colleagues concluded that Bronze-Age Mongolians probably lived in small nomadic groups that enjoyed plenty of exercise and avoided living near accumulations of their own waste. For more, go to “In Search of History's Great Rulers: Genghis Khan, Founder of the Mongol Empire.”


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    LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND—An archaeological investigation ahead of a construction project uncovered a section of Roman road in northwestern England, according to a report in The Lancashire Evening Post. “People have been trying to find the line of that road since the 1850s,” said David Hunt of the South Ribble Museum. Made of rounded cobbles and gravel, the road was wide enough to accommodate the Roman military, and stretched about 17 miles to connect the towns of Wigan and Walton-le-Dale. Ian Miller of the University of Salford said he was surprised to find a well-preserved section of the road that had not been plowed up by 2,000 years of farming in the area. For more, go to “Slime Molds and Roman Roads.”


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    DOCTORAL WORKSHOP ON ROMAN EPIGRAPHY


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  • 01/11/19--06:36: EPIGRAMATA 5
  • Dinamiche politiche e istituzionali nell’epigrafia delle Cicladi


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    A commemoration of Angela Donati will be held in Rome on the next January 31st.


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