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BODO : Bibel+Orient Datenbank Online

BODO : Bibel+Orient Datenbank Online
The BIBLE+ORIENT Museum Database is a web based database created for the electronic management of ancient Near Eastern image and object data. The numerous data fields enable not only a precise cataloging of the museum inventory but also systematic searches for purposes of scientific research. Furthermore, the database admits the consultation of digitalized catalogs of the collections, the management of image series (e.g. slide shows), the making available of dynamic e-Learning content and the fast creation of PowerPoint presentations as well as publications.

The user has at his disposal images in an unlimited amount of views for each object, each in the following four formats: thumbnail, normal size, PowerPoint format and print resolution.

The idea of an internet database allows not only world wide access but also stimulates the cooperation between partners who want to share the data with one another. The database was designed so that image and object data from an unlimited number of institutions and private persons can be managed. Currently, we are working on national, European and global levels to include into our database objects from other iconographically relevant collections as well.

Open Access Journal: Pegasus - Berliner Beiträge zum Nachleben der Antike

Pegasus - Berliner Beiträge zum Nachleben der Antike
ISSN 1436-3461
Pegasus 8
Einmal im Jahr erscheint das mehrsprachige Periodikum des Census -  der Pegasus. Er versteht sich grundsätzlich als Diskussionsforum für alle mit antiken Traditionen befassten Disziplinen. Anders als die Datenbank des Census setzt er keine zeitlichen  Begrenzungen, sondern öffnet den Blick auf alle nachantiken Epochen. Neben Untersuchungen, die dem breiten Spektrum der Antikentradition gewidmet sind, werden hier Ergebnisse präsentiert, die unmittelbar der Arbeit mit der Datenbank entstammen. So zeigt sich im Pegasus die Präsenz der antiken Bilderwelt wie sie uns –  gefiltert durch den Blick früherer Epochen – auch heute noch gegenwärtig ist.

Seit 2010 werden die Pegasus-Hefte, deren Erscheinen mindestens fünf Jahre zurückliegt, als PDF-Dokumente auf dem edoc-Server der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften bereitgestellt.
Über die Inhaltsverzeichnisse der einzelnen Hefte auf dieser Seite (siehe unten) gelangen Sie direkt zu den jeweiligen Aufsätzen im Volltextangebot...

Open Access Journal: Aegean Studies

[First posted in AWOL 4 March 2012, updated 29 December 2014]

Aegean Studies
Aegean Studies accepts papers which present new theoretical approaches and innovative means of data analysis with the aim of illuminating and explaining the prehistory and early Iron Age of the Aegean and its neighbouring areas. Especially welcome are interdisciplinary contributions, as well as studies for the promotion and management of prehistoric culture. The Aegean Book Reviews are part of Aegean Studies.

Texts are accepted in Greek and in English. All papers are submitted to anonymous reviewing. They are initially published electronically on the Aegeus website, and, together with the Aegean Book Reviews, in an annual printed volume of Aegean Studies.

Sea Peoples, Egypt, and the Aegean: The Transference of Maritime Technology in the Late Bronze–Early Iron Transition (LH IIIB–C)

Aegean Studies 1, 2014, 21-56


The appearance of the brailed rig and loose–footed sail at the end of the Late Bronze Age revolutionized seafaring in the eastern Mediterranean. The most famous early appearance of this new technology is found in history’s first visual representation of a naval battle, on the walls of Ramesses III’s mortuary temple at Medinet Habu, where both Egyptian and Sea Peoples ships are depicted with this new rig, as well as top–mounted crow’s nests and decking upon which shipborne warriors do battle. The identical employment of these innovative components of maritime technology by opposing forces in this battle suggests either some level of previous contact between the invaders and those responsible for designing and constructing Egypt’s ships of war, or shared interaction with a third party, perhaps on the Syro–Canaanite coast. This article examines the evidence for the development of the brailed rig in the eastern Mediterranean, and explores the possibility that at least one group of Sea Peoples, who may have comprised a key part of the international economy of the Late Bronze Age in their role as “pirates, raiders, and traders” (Georgiou 2012: 527) – Artzy’s “nomads of the sea” (1997) – played a similarly integral role in the transference of maritime technology between the Levant, Egypt, and the Aegean.

Shifting boundaries: The transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age in the Aegean under a new light

Aegean Studies 1, 2014, 1-20


The aim of the present paper is to propose some synchronizations, mainly taking into consideration the typology of pottery. The period of our focus is the early Late Bronze Age and the data presented come from the Mainland, Crete and the Cyclades. Ceramic data from different places are combined, offering interesting correlations in terms of relative chronology. Emphasis is given to the dating systems proposed by some scholars, like those of Warren, Hankey and Dietz, since they have greatly influenced the literature and are still being used widely. We are particularly interested in the synchronization of the Mainland with Crete on a ceramic basis and especially the period of the late Middle and early Late Bronze Age.

Open Access Journal: Kalakorikos: Revista para el estudio, defensa, protección y divulgación del patrimonio histórico, artístico y cultural de Calahorra y su entorno

Kalakorikos: Revista para el estudio, defensa, protección y divulgación del patrimonio histórico, artístico y cultural de Calahorra y su entorno
ISSN: 1137-0572
KALAKORIKOS es el fruto de una larga carrera de concienciación y de lucha en favor del patrimonio histórico-artístico calagurritano por parte de la Asociación Amigos de la Historia de Calahorra. Sus objetivos principales son difundir la historia de Calahorra y su comarca, promover estudios e investigaciones, actuar en defensa del patrimonio arqueológico, histórico, artístico y cultural de esta ciudad. La revista admite colaboraciones de investigadores que centren su ámbito de trabajo en cualquier aspecto vinculado con Calahorra y su comarca. 

Open Access Journal: Journal of Neolithic Archaeology

Journal of Neolithic Archaeology
ISSN: 2197-649X
Die jungsteinSITE bietet eine wissenschaftliche Informations- und Diskussionsplattform für aktuelle archäologische Fragestellungen und Forschungsprojekte. Das thematische Spektrum umfasst alle Aspekte der Jungsteinzeit-Forschung; der geographische Schwerpunkt liegt im mitteleuropäischen Raum. Die Beiträge stammen in der Regel aus erster Hand, d.h. von Wissenschaftlern, die in den dargestellten Projekten federführend bzw. in den jeweiligen Forschungsfeldern wissenschaftlich tätig sind.

The Journal of Neolithic Archaeology provides a scientific information platform on the archaeology of the Neolithic period. The articles are mainly in German and English, and for all articles English summaries and figure captions are available.

Now Available Online – Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni Papyrus


The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to announce the online publication of Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni Papyrus by Ioanna Papadopoulou and Leonard Muellner.
The Derveni Papyrus is the oldest known European “book.” It was meant to accompany the cremated body in Derveni Tomb A but, by a stroke of luck, did not burn completely. Considered the most important discovery for Greek philology in the twentieth century, the papyrus was found accidentally in 1962 during a public works project in an uninhabited place about 10 km from Thessaloniki, and it is now preserved in the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

The papers in Poetry as Initiation discuss a number of open questions: Who was the author of the papyrus? What is the date of the text? What is the significance of burying a book with a corpse? What was the context of the peculiar chthonic ritual described in the text? Who were its performers? What is the relationship of the author and the ritual to the so-called Orphic texts?
You can order a printed copy of the book through Harvard University Press
Ioanna Papadopoulou and Leonard Muellner, eds. Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni Papyrus
Foreword. Leonard Muellner
Introduction. Ioanna Papadopoulou, Testing Our Tools: Open Questions on the Derveni Papyrus
Chapter 1. Kyriakos Tsantsanoglou, Some Desiderata in the Study of the Derveni Papyrus
Chapter 2. Alberto Bernabé, On the Rites Described and Commented Upon in the Derveni Papyrus, Columns I–VI
Chapter 3. Franco Ferrari, Democritus, Heraclitus, and the Dead Souls: Reconstructing Columns I–VI of the Derveni Papyrus
Chapter 4. Fritz Graf, Derveni and Ritual
Chapter 5. Sarah Iles Johnston, Divination in the Derveni Papyrus
Chapter 6. Walter Burkert, How to Learn about Souls: The Derveni Papyrus and Democritus
Chapter 7. Jeffrey Rusten, Unlocking the Orphic Doors: Interpretation of Poetry in the Derveni Papryus between Presocratics and Alexandrians
Chapter 8. Yannis Z. Tzifopoulos, The Derveni Papyrus and the Bacchic-Orphic Epistomia
Chapter 9. Claude Calame, The Derveni Papyrus between the Power of Spoken Language and Written Practice: Pragmatics of Initiation in an Orpheus Poem and Its Commentary
Chapter 10. Anton Bierl, “Riddles over Riddles”: “Mysterious” and “Symbolic” (Inter)textual Strategies: The Problem of Language in the Derveni Papyrus
Chapter 11. Evina Sistakou, Reading the Authorial Strategies in the Derveni Papyrus
Chapter 12. David Sider, The Orphic Poem of the Derveni Papyrus
Chapter 13. Richard Hunter, The Garland of Hippolytus

And See AWOL's List of Open Access Publications of the Center for Hellenic Studies

Open Access Pauly-Wissowa At Wikisource

 [First posted in AWOL 23 October 2010, updated 30 December 2014]

Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft
At Wikisource
Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE) ist die umfangreichste Enzyklopädie zum Altertum. Sie wurde ab 1890 von Georg Wissowa (1859–1931) herausgegeben und 1980 abgeschlossen. Sie führte die von August Friedrich Pauly (1796–1845) begründete Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Alterthumswissenschaft in alphabetischer Ordnung (1837–1864) fort und war als komplette Neubearbeitung konzipiert. Bis heute gilt die RE als Standardwerk der Altertumswissenschaft. Viele Artikel aus den ersten Bänden dieser Enzyklopädie sind mittlerweile gemeinfrei. Möglichst viele Artikel sollen hier sukzessive mit Hilfe von Scans digitalisiert werden.
Bis jetzt wurden 15.346 Stichwörter erfasst, darunter 1.824 bloße Verweisungen. Eine vollständige Liste der bisher transkribierten Artikel gibt die Kategorie:Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft. Eine Übersicht über die Bände der RE findet sich hier (über die im Internet Archive frei zugänglichen hier), das Register der Autoren hier, Listen sämtlicher Stichwörter hier.
Hilfen zur Benutzung:
Die Mitarbeiter des Projekts RE erfüllen gerne Digitalisierungswünsche, die hier eingetragen werden könne
Erste Reihe: A – Q
  • Band I,1, 1893 (Aal–Alexandros)
  • Band I,2, 1894 (Alexandros–Apollokrates)
  • Band II,1, 1895 (Apollon–Artemis)
  • Band II,2, 1896 (Artemisia–Barbaroi)
  • Band III,1, 1897 (Barbarus–Campanus)
  • Band III,2, 1899 (Campanus ager–Claudius)
  • Band IV,1, 1900 (Claudius–Cornificius)
  • Band IV,2, 1901 (Corniscae–Demodoros)
  • Band V,1, 1903 (Demogenes–Donatianus)
  • Band V,2, 1905 (Donatio–Ephoroi)
  • Band VI,1, 1907 (Ephoros–Eutychos)
  • Band VI,2, 1909 (Euxantios–Fornaces)
  • Band VII,1, 1910 (Fornax–Glykon)
  • Band VII,2, 1912 (Glykyrrhiza–Helikeia)
  • Band VIII,1, 1912 (Helikon–Hestia)
  • Band VIII,2, 1913 (Hestiaia–Hyagnis)
  • Band IX,1, 1914 (Hyaia–Imperator)
  • Band IX,2, 1916 (Imperium–Iugum)
  • Band X,1, 1918 (Iugurtha–Ius Latii)
  • Band X,2, 1919 (Ius liberorum–Katochos)
  • Band XI,1, 1921 (Katoikoi–Komödie)
  • Band XI,2, 1922 (Komogramm–Kynegoi)
  • Band XII,1, 1924 (Kynesioi–Legio)
  • Band XII,2, 1925 (Legio–Libanon)
  • Band XIII,1, 1926 (Libanos–Lokris)
  • Band XIII,2, 1927 (Lokroi–Lysimachides)
  • Band XIV,1, 1928 (Lysimachos–Mantike)
  • Band XIV,2, 1930 (Mantikles–Mazaion)
  • Band XV,1, 1931 (Mazaois–Mesyros)
  • Band XV,2, 1932 (Met–Molaris lapis)
  • Band XVI,1, 1933 (Molatzes–Myssi)
  • Band XVI,2, 1935 (Mystagogos–Nereae)
  • Band XVII,1, 1936 (Nereiden–Numantia)
  • Band XVII,2, 1937 (Numen–Olympia)
  • Band XVIII,1, 1939 (Olympia–Orpheus)
  • Band XVIII,2, 1942 (Orphische Dichtung–Palatini)
  • Band XVIII,3, 1949 (Palatinus–Paranoias graphe)
  • Band XVIII,4, 1949 (Paranomon–Paytnouphis)
  • Band XIX,1, 1937 (Pech–Petronius)
  • Band XIX,2, 1938 (Petros–Philon)
  • Band XX,1, 1941 (Philon–Pignus)
  • Band XX,2, 1950 (Pigranes–Plautinus)
  • Band XXI,1, 1951 (Plautius–Polemokrates)
  • Band XXI,2, 1952 (Polemon–Pontanene)
  • Band XXII,1, 1953 (Pontarches–Praefectianus)
  • Band XXII,2, 1954 (Praefectura–Priscianus)
  • Band XXIII,1, 1957 (Priscilla–Psalychiadai)
  • Band XXIII,2, 1959 (Psamanthe–Pyramiden)
  • Band XXIV, 1963 (Pyramos–Quosenus)
Zweite Reihe: R – Z
  • Band I A,1, 1914 (Ra–Ryton)
  • Band I A,2, 1920 (Saale–Sarmathon)
  • Band II A,1, 1921 (Sarmatia–Selinos)
  • Band II A,2, 1923 (Selinuntia–Sila)
  • Band III A,1, 1927 (Silacenis–Sparsus)
  • Band III A,2, 1929 (Sparta–Stluppi)
  • Band IV A,1, 1931 (Stoa–Symposion)
  • Band IV A,2, 1932 (Symposion–Tauris)
  • Band V A,1, 1934 (Taurisci–Thapsis)
  • Band V A,2, 1934 (Thapsos–Thesara)
  • Band VI A,1, 1936 (Thesaurus–Timomachos)
  • Band VI A,2, 1937 (Timon–Tribus)
  • Band VII A,1, 1939 (Tributum–Tullius)
  • Band VII A,2, 1943–1948 (Tullius–Valerius)
  • Band VIII A,1, 1955 (Valerius Fabrius–Vergilius)
  • Band VIII A,2, 1958 (Vergilius–Vindeleia)
  • Band IX A,1, 1961 (Vindelici–Vulca)
  • Band IX A,2, 1967 (Vulcanius–Zenius)
  • Band X A, 1972 (Zenobia–Zythus)
  • Register der Nachträge und Supplemente, 1980
  • Gesamtregister, Teil 1: Alphabetischer Teil (mit CD-ROM), 1997
  • Gesamtregister, Teil 2: Systematisches Sach- und Suchregister (nur CD-ROM), 2000
Außer der Reihe
  • Murphy, John P. Index to the supplements and supplementary volumes of «Pauly-Wissowa’s R.E.» [Real Enzyklopädie] : index to the «Nachträge» and «Berichtigungen» in vols. I—XXIV of the first series, vol. I—X of the second series, and supplementary vols. I—XIV of Pauly-Wissowa-Kroll’s «Realenzyklopädie». — Chicago: Ares, 1976
    • Murphy, John P. Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumwissenschaft. Index to the supplements and supplementary volumes of Pauly-Wissowa’s 'Realenzyklopädie'. — 2d ed. with an appendix containing an index to suppl. vol. XV (Final). — Chicago: Ares, 1980

Klassische Philologie At Wikisource

Klassische Philologie
At Wikisource

Geschichte der Klassischen Philologie



  • Wilhelm Freund: Triennium philologicum oder Grundzüge der philologischen Wissenschaften für Jünger der Philologie zur Wiederholung und Selbstprüfung. Sechs Abteilungen, Leipzig/Stuttgart 1874–1876 Google-USA*, Google-USA*, 2. Aufl. 1879–1885 IA, 3. Aufl. nur Abt. I, 1906 Google-USA*
  • Wilhelm Freund: Wie studiert man klassische Philologie? Ein Ratgeber für alle, die sich dieser Wissenschaft widmen. Zweite Auflage, Leipzig 1872 Google-USA*, Google-USA*. Sechste Auflage, Stuttgart 1903 Google-USA*
  • Otto Immisch: Wie studiert man klassische Philologie? Ein Überblick über Entwicklung, Wesen und Ziel der Altertumswissenschaft nebst Ratschlägen zur zweckmässigen Anordnung der Studiengangs. Stuttgart 1909 California-USA*, Internet Archive
  • Eugen Mogk: Wie studiert man classische Philologie und Geschichte? Leipzig 1884. Zweite Auflage, Leipzig 1893 Google-USA*
  • Friedrich Pfister: Vademecum für den klassischen Philologen. Leipzig 1933
  • Hanns Zwicker: Wie studiert mam klassische Philologie?. Leipzig 1908 Google-USA*

Antike Autoren in Wikisource

Griechische Literatur

Lateinische Literatur

Klassische Philologen in Wikisource

Goodell/ A School Grammar of Attic Greek

Goodell/ A School Grammar of Attic Greek
Thomas Dwight Goodell, A School Grammar of Attic Greek (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1902). The work was scanned by the Internet Archive. This version was created in 2013­–2014 with support from the Roberts Fund for Classical Studies and the Mellon Fund for Digital Humanities at Dickinson College. Bruce Robertson of Mont Allison University performed the OCR using Rigaudon, the output of which is available on Lace. At Dickinson the OCR output was edited and the XML and HTML pages created by Christina Errico. Ryan Burke created the web interface, and Meagan Ayer edited and corrected the HTML pages. The content is freely available for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.


And see also AWOL's  list of

Partially Open Access Journal: Anabasis: studia classica et orientalia

Anabasis: studia classica et orientalia
ISSN: 2082-8993
ANABASIS. Studia Classica et Orientalia is an interdisciplinary refereed periodical devoted to the study of the Eastern Mediterranean world, Western and Central Asia in antiquity, carrying coverage of history, archaeology, numismatics, literature, and religious research. Publishing articles, notes and communications of the highest academic standard, it also features an extensive book reviews section. Particularly welcomed are essays presenting new insights, recent discoveries, and articles synthesizing the current state of research. Geographical coverage is the eastern Mediterranean basin, the Black Sea area, the Caucasus, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Iran, Afghanistan and Central Asia. Much attention is paid to the relations between the Graeco-Roman and Oriental civilizations as well as to ancient Iranian studies.

Call for Papers: Open Library of the Humanities (OLH) Journal

Open Library of the Humanities (OLH) Journal
We are very pleased to announce that the OLH is now open for submissions to its new megajournal, which covers the humanities disciplines. The submission platform, developed by Ubiquity Press, is based upon PKP's excellent Open Journal Systems, but has been extensively modified to accommodate the editorial flow that is needed in a highly-distributed, large-scale system. We intend to release the source code for these modifications under an open license in the near future.
The OLH Editorial Team is made up of a network of leading academics from the international scholarly community, with Section Editors covering all of the humanities disciplines, including:
  • History
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • Literature & Languages
  • Modern & Ancient Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Cultural Studies & Critical Theory
  • Film, TV & Media Studies
  • Musicology, Drama & Performance
  • Classics
  • Art, Design & Art History
  • Legal Theory
  • Digital Humanities
  • Politics & Political Theory
We are also pleased to say that negotiations on the set of initial journals that will share an economy of scale and our economic model are well underway. More announcements on this front will be forthcoming in the near future. In the meantime, we would ask those who pledged articles to now begin to submit your work! We are aiming for a launch next year between May and Summer 2015. Thank you for your ongoing support in the creation of an open research and dissemination ecosystem for the humanities!

Virtual Library on Ancient and Modern Egypt

[First posted in AWOL 1 November 2010. Updated 31 December 2014]

Virtual Library on ancient and modern Egypt
Les fonds documentaires sur l’Égypte, de l’Antiquité à l’époque contemporaine, sont d’une très grande richesse. Des centaines de milliers de pièces sont conservées dans les collections publiques et privées : objets archéologiques, manuscrits, photographies, récits de voyages, cartes géographiques,  dessins, estampes, tissus, journaux intimes ou de campagnes, mémoires et correspondances, archives diplomatiques et commerciales, etc.

Plusieurs établissements de la Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur possèdent de remarquables ensembles de documents sur l’Égypte, E-CORPUS en présente déjà quelques uns, d’autres viendront compléter virtuellement cette vaste  source d’informations, en une bibliothèque « sans murs », qu’alimentent également les fonds égyptiens de plusieurs établissements en France et à l’étranger.

3836 notices, 60447 Available files

A component of:

E-CORPUSe-corpus is a collective digital library that catalogs and disseminates numerous documents: manuscripts, archives, books, journals, prints, audio recordings, video, etc.

Atlas des Sites du PRoche-Orient (ASPRO)

Atlas des Sites du PRoche-Orient (ASPRO)
L’ Atlas des Sites du Proche-Orient (ASPRO) se présente comme un répertoire analytique de près de 2 000 sites occupés entre 14 000 et 5 700 BP (environ 14 000 - 4 500 av. J.-C.) sur un territoire qui s’étend du Sinaï au Turkménistan et de l’Anatolie au golfe Arabo-Persique.
Accès à la base de données

Publié en 1994 sous une forme papier aujourd’hui épuisée (Publications de la Maison de l’Orient), l’ensemble de la base de données a été mise en ligne sur le Web et un chantier a été ouvert pour l’actualisation et le développement de cette base.

Celle-ci est proposée sous forme d’une interface web cartographique, développée avec la société ESRI-France, qui permet différents types de requêtes :
  • affichage des sites sur fond de carte en relief
  • recherche par régions avec possibilité de zoom jusqu’au 1/500 000e
  • différenciation entre sites prospectés, sondés, fouillés à partir du 1/millionième
  • interrogation des informations disponibles pour chaque site : fiche descriptive, références bibliographiques, informations sur la période, descriptif par niveaux stratigraphiques, datations 14C disponibles
  • construction de cartes par domaines biogéographiques et requêtes, ex. : sélection de sites par périodespour un domaine donné
  • mesures de distances
  • impression des cartes sur les résultats des requêtes
Le développement de la base de données sur les sites, notamment son élargissement à Chypre, au Caucase et au sud de la Péninsule Arabique, se poursuit dans le cadre du chantier avec l’aide d’une équipe internationale.

The Parthenon Frieze Repository

 [First posted in AWOL 3 February 2012, updated 1 January 20915]

The Parthenon Frieze Repository
The Parthenon Frieze Repository repository is an organized infrastructure of digital content, that offers free access to cultural material. The repository was carried out by the National Documentation Centre (EKT) and the YSMA-Acropolis Restoration Service of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The repository provides the possibility of immediate access to the frieze, both as a database for scholars and, as digital games for schools and their pupils. The Parthenon Frieze, a unique work of art, is also presented in the website www.parthenonfrieze.gr, which utilizes new technologies to present and elevate cultural content online.

Open Access Journal: DigItalia, rivista del digitale nei beni culturali

DigItalia, rivista del digitale nei beni culturali
ISSN: 1972-621X
DigItalia, rivista del digitale nei beni culturali, edita dal 2005 dall'ICCU, si colloca nel campo dell’editoria periodica specializzata in Italia, individuando quale obiettivo primario lo studio ed il dibattito critico sulle tematiche relative all’applicazione delle tecnologie digitali alle varie tipologie del patrimonio culturale. Dal 2012 su piattaforma OJS con il supporto dell'Università di Macerata. La piattaforma OJS consente funzionalità di ricerca nei metadati e nei full text, che non era possibile nella precedente versione online.

DigItaliaè disponibile anche nella versione a stampa.

Consultabile online anche sul portale PA, Sistema Modus-Biblioteca virtuale-Pubblicazioni ufficiali dello Stato

Open Access Journal: Meander

ISSN: 0025-6285
"Meander" was first issued in 1946 by two distinguished classical scholars, Kazimierz Kumaniecki and Kazimierz Michalowski. It covers a wide range of issues related to classical studies, including classical languages, ancient history and philosophy, the reception of Greek and Roman culture in Europe, and the classical scholarship in Poland. It presents work of both leading and younger Polish scholars. The articles are scholarly, yet intended to reach the wider audience of non-classicists interested in ancient culture.

Starting with the year 2013 the journal frequency has changed to annual.
Issue No. 69/2014  
Issue No. 68/2013  
Issue No. 64-67/2009-2012  

Issue No. 63 - 1+4/2008  
Issue No. 62 - 3+4/2007  
Issue No. 62 - 1+2/2007  
Issue No. 61 - 3+4/2006  
Issue No. 61 - 1+2/2006  
Issue No. 60 - 4/2005  
Issue No. 60 - 3/2005  
Issue No. 60 - 2/2005  
Issue No. 60 - 1/2005  

Alin Suciu's Coptic Resources


Cairo (Coptic Museum)
Cairo (Institut français d’archéologie orientale)
  • Coquin, R.-G., “Le fonds copte de l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire,” in Écritures et traditions dans la literature copte. Journée d’études coptes, Strasbourg 28 mai 1982 (Cahiers de la bibliothèque copte, 1; Louvain 1983) 9-18
  • Louis, C., Catalogue raisonné des manuscrits littéraires coptes conservés à l’IFAO du Caire. Contribution à la reconstitution de la bibliothèque du Monastère Blanc (unpublished Ph.D. thesis, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Religieuses: Paris)

Paris (Bibliothèque Nationale)

Berlin (Papyrussammlung)

London (British Library)
Manchester (John Rylands Library)

Leiden (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden)
  • Pleyte, W. & Boeser, P.A.A., Manuscrits coptes du Musée des Pays-Bas à Leide (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1897)

  • Elanskaya, A.I., The Literary Coptic Manuscripts in the A.S. Pushkin State Fine Arts Museum in Moscow (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae,18; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1994)


Isaiah of Scetis

The Jewish National and University Library Digitized Book Repository

 [First posted in AWOL 19 April 2011, updated 2 January 2015]

The Jewish National and University Library Digitized Book Repository
he Jewish National and University Library is proud to announce the first stage of a project to digitize rare and out-of-print monographs from its collection.
The aim of this project is to make these works freely available not only to on site users but also to the public worldwide. This will both preserve the originals and greatly increase the number of people who will be able to refer to them.

About 1100 volumes have been digitized with the generous support of the Dorot Foundation. Additional works are added weekly. Selection will be based on considerations of demand, preservation and funding. Only works in the public domain will be considered.

The JNUL catalog record for each such work contains a link to the digitized version.

The initial selection of titles ranges from 15th century incunabula to early 20th century works.

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New York University Excavations at Amheida Reports & Publications

 [First posted in AWOL 19 April 2012, updated 2 January 2014]

New York University Excavations at Amheida
The Amheida project was started at Columbia University in 2001. Since 2008, New York University is the primary sponsoring institution, with Columbia University continuing as a partner in the project.

The excavations at Amheida collaborate with other participating groups in the Dakhleh Oasis Project, an international venture now three decades old dedicated to studying the interaction between human settlement and the environment over the long span from the earliest human presence in the oasis to modern times. Amheida itself has remains spanning nearly three millennia, and paleolithic material is found along its fringes. 

The excavations so far have focused on three areas of this very large site: a centrally located upper-class fourth-century AD house with wall paintings, an adjoining school, and underlying remains of a Roman bath complex; a more modest house of the third century; and the temple hill, with remains of the Temple of Thoth built in the first century AD and of earlier structures. Architectural conservation has protected and partly restored two standing funerary monuments, a mud-brick pyramid and a tower tomb, both of the Roman period. A recreation of the fourth-century house has been built near the site entrance as a future visitor center, and a protective enclosure for the decorated blocks from the temple has been built with support from the American Research Center in Egypt.


2014 Field report New! B1 reconstruction New!
2013 Field report B1 reconstruction
2012 Field report Geoarchaeology
2011 Field report Conservation, Geoarchaeology
2010 Field report Conservation, Geoarchaeology, Paleozoology
2009 Field report Geoarchaeology, Topography
2008 Field report Architectural conservation, Site mgmt. plan, Topography
2007 Field report Architectural conservation, Topography
2006 Field report Arch.cons., Conservation, Geophysical survey, figures, Topography
2005 Field report Arch.cons., Conservation, Geophysical survey, figures, Wall paintings
2004 Field report
2002 Field report
2001 Field report
Amheida, University of Reading
2013 Field report
2012 Field report
Ain el-Gedida
2010 Field report
2009 Field report
2008 Field report
2007 Field report
2006 Field report


Clementina CaputoAmheida/Trimithis (Dakhla Oasis): Results from a Pottery Survey in Area 11
Bulletin de liaison de la céramique égyptienne 24 (2014), pp. 163-177
Paola DavoliUniSalento nel deserto occidentale egiziano: dieci anni nell'Oasi di Dakhla
Il Bollettino dell'Università del Salento IV/5 (2014), pp. 23-26 PDF 0.4 MB

Anna L. BoozerThe Archaeology of Amheida (Egypt)
in: The Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology; Claire Smith (ed.)
Springer (2013)

Susanna McFaddenArt on the edge: The late Roman wall painting of Amheida, Egypt
in: Actes du XII Colloque de l'Association international pour la peinture murale antique (forthcoming) PDF 1.3 MB

Anna L. BoozerArchaeology on Egypt's Edge: Archaeological Research in the Dakhleh Oasis, 1819-1977
Ancient West & East 12 (2013), pp. 117-156

Raffaella Cribiore, Paola DavoliNew literary texts from Amheida, ancient Trimithis (Dakhla Oasis, Egypt)
Zeitschrift fur Papyrologie und Epigraphik 187 (2013), pp. 1-14 PDF 1.5 MB

Nicola AravecchiaThe Church Complex of 'Ain el-Gedida, Dakhleh Oasis
in: The Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis; R.S. Bagnall, P. Davoli, C.A. Hope (eds)
Oxford, Oxbow (2012), pp. 391-408
Roger S. Bagnall and Raffaella CribioreChristianity on Thoth's Hill
in: The Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis; R.S. Bagnall, P. Davoli, C.A. Hope (eds)
Oxford, Oxbow (2012), pp. 409-415
Paola DavoliAmheida 2007-2009: New Results from the Excavations
in: The Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis; R.S. Bagnall, P. Davoli, C.A. Hope (eds)
Oxford, Oxbow (2012), pp. 263-278
Delphine DixneufCeramics from 'Ain el-Gedida, Dakhleh Oasis: preliminary results
in: The Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis; R.S. Bagnall, P. Davoli, C.A. Hope (eds)
Oxford, Oxbow (2012), pp. 459-470
Olaf E. KaperEpigraphic Evidence from the Dakhleh Oasis in the Late Period
in: The Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis; R.S. Bagnall, P. Davoli, C.A. Hope (eds)
Oxford, Oxbow (2012), pp. 167-176
Constance S. SilverPainted Surfaces on Mud Plaster and Three-Dimensional Mud Elements: The Status of Conservation Treatments and Recommendations for Continuing Research
in: The Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis; R.S. Bagnall, P. Davoli, C.A. Hope (eds)
Oxford, Oxbow (2012), pp. 337-347
Nicholas WarnerAmheida: Architectural Conservation and Site Development, 2004-2009
in: The Oasis Papers 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis; R.S. Bagnall, P. Davoli, C.A. Hope (eds)
Oxford, Oxbow (2012), pp. 363-379
Anna L. BoozerFrontiers and borderlands in imperial perspectives: Exploring Rome's Egyptian frontier.
American Journal of Archaeology 117 (2013), pp. 275-292

Paola DavoliReflections on Urbanism in Graeco-Roman Egypt: a Historical and Regional Perspective.
in: The Space of the city in Graeco-Roman Egypt : image and reality; E. Subías; P. Azara, J. Carruesco, I. Fiz, R. Cuesta (eds.)
Tarragona, Institut Català d'Arqueologia Clàssica (2012), pp. 69-92 PDF 3 MB

Anna L. BoozerGlobalizing Mediterranean identities: The overlapping spheres of Egyptian, Greek and Roman worlds at Trimithis.
Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 25 (2012), pp. 93-116
Roger S. Bagnall, Giovanni R. RuffiniAmheida I. Ostraka from Trimithis, Volume 1: Texts from the 2004-2007 Seasons
Published by ISAW and NYU Press (2012). Available as part of NYU's
Ancient World Digital Library: http://dlib.nyu.edu/awdl/isaw/amheida-i-otrim-1
In print from NYU Press: http://nyupress.org/books/book-details.aspx?bookId=11246

Anna L. BoozerForgetting to Remember in the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt
in: Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies; M.Bommas (ed.)
London and New York, Continuum (2011), pp. 109-126

Dorothea SchulzDie neue Villa des Serenus: Rekonstruktionsarbeiten in der Wüste
Antike Welt 2 (2011), pp. 20-23

Olaf E. KaperTempel an der "Rückseite der Oase": Aktuelle Grabungen decken eine ganze Kultlandschaft auf
Antike Welt 2 (2011), pp. 15-19

Olaf E. KaperA Kemyt Ostracon from Amheida, Dakhleh Oasis
Bulletin de l'Institut Français Archéologie Orientale 110 (2010), pp. 115-126

Paola Davoli, Raffaella CribioreUna scuola di greco del IV secolo d.C. a Trimithis (oasi di Dakhla, Egitto)
Atene e Roma (2010) PDF 2 MB

Dorothea SchulzDe Villa van Serenus – een reconstructie
Monumenten 31/6 (2010) PDF 8 MB

Anna L. BoozerMemory and Microhistory of an Empire: Domestic Contexts in Roman Amheida, Egypt
in: Archaeology and Memory; D.Boric (ed.)
Oxford, Oxbow (2010), pp. 138-157 PDF 2 MB

Sander MuskensEen Romeinse stad in de Egyptische woestijn. Recent veldwerk in Amheida, Dachla Oase
Ta-Mery 2 (2009), pp. 7-12 PDF 2 MB

Raffaella Cribiore, Paola Davoli, David M. RatzanA teacher's dipinto from Trimithis (Dakhleh Oasis)
Journal of Roman Archaeology 21 (2008) PDF 11 MB

Olaf E. KaperEpigraphic evidence from the Dakhleh Oasis in the Libyan Period
in: G.P.F. Broekman; R.J.Demarée and O.E.Kaper (eds.)
The Libyan Period in Egypt, Historical and Cultural Studies into the 21st - 24th Dynasties:
Proceedings of a conference at Leiden University, 25-27 October 2007
Egyptologische Uitgaven 23, Leiden
Netherlands Institute for the Near East, 2009, pp. 149-159
[download it from the institutional repository of Leiden University]

Anna L. BoozerHousing Empire: The Archaeology of Daily Life in Roman Amheida, Egypt
Department of Anthropology. New York, Columbia University. Unpublished PhD Thesis, 2007
[download it from ProQuest]

Paola Davoli (with contributions by Roger S. Bagnall, Olaf E. Kaper)I Romani nel Deserto
Pharaon (Sep.2006) PDF 27 MB   PDF low res. 2 MB

Paola Davoli, Olaf E. KaperA New temple for Thoth in the Dakhleh Oasis
Egyptian Archaeology 28 (2006) PDF 4MB

Roger S. Bagnall, Paola Davoli, Olaf E. Kaper, Helen WhitehouseRoman Amheida: excavating a town in Egypt's Dakhleh oasis
Minerva 17/6 (2006) PDF 5 MB

Olaf E. Kaper, Robert J. DemaréeA Donation stela in the name of Takeloth III from Amheida, Dakhleh Oasis
Jaarbericht Ex Oriente Lux 39 (2005) PDF 6.5 MB

Anna L. BoozerIn Search of Lost Memories: Domestic Spheres and Identities in Roman Amheida, Egypt
Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy Working Papers Series 05-07: 1-28 (2005) PDF 1.4 MB

Roger S. Bagnall, Giovanni R. RuffiniCivic life in courth century Trimithis. Two ostraca from the 2004 excavations.
Zeitschrift fur Papyrologie und Epigraphik 149 (2004) PDF 2 MB

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