I.Sicily: publications & presentations

Publications

Prag, J.R.W. 2019. I.Sicily, Open Scholarship, and the Epigraphic Landscape of Hellenistic/Roman Sicily. Ktema: Civilisations de l’Orient, de la Grece et de Rome antiques 44: 107–22. Online at: https://halshs.archives-ouvertes.fr/halshs-02444349

Prag, J.RW. and Chartrand, J. 2018. I. Sicily: Building a Digital Corpus of the Inscriptions of Ancient Sicily. In A. De Santis and I. Rossi (eds.), Crossing Experiences in Digital Epigraphy (Warsaw: De Gruyter Open), 240-252. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110607208-020.

Agodi, S., Cristofaro, S., Noto, V., Prag, J. and Spampinato, D. 2018. Una collaborazione tra museo, enti di ricerca e scuola: l’epigrafia digitale e l’alternanza scuola lavoro. Umanistica Digitale 2 (May 2018). ISSN 2532-8816.
Available at: <https://umanisticadigitale.unibo.it/article/view/7298>
Doi: https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.2532-8816/7298.

Prag, J.R.W., Chartrand, J., and Cummings, J. 2017. I.Sicily: an epidoc corpus for ancient Sicily. In S. Orlandi, R. Santucci, P.M Liuzzo and F. Mambrini (eds), Digital and Traditional Epigraphy in Context. Proceedings of the Second EAGLE International Conference. Rome 27-29 January 2016. Rome: Sapienza Università Editrice. Pp. 83-96. DOI: https://doi.org/10.13133/978-88-9377-021-7

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Publications which utilise or present data from I.Sicily

Prag, J.R.W. 2020. Las lenguas indígenas de Sicilia. Palaeohispanica. Revista Sobre Lenguas Y Culturas De La Hispania Antigua 20: 531-551. https://doi.org/10.36707/palaeohispanica.v0i20.376

Prag, J.R.W. 2015 [2020]. Epigrafia. In G. Lamagna, N.F. Neri (eds.), Museo regionale Saro Franco di Adrano, Palermo, vol. II, pp. 315-330.

Prag, J.R.W. 2019. Making sense of epigraphic culture in ancient Sicily. In P. Higgs (ed.), Sicily: Heritage of the World (British Museum Press), 65-72.

Prag, J.R.W. Not Aemilius: re-reading an honorific inscription from Halaesa. In C. Giuffrè (ed.), KTHMA ES AIEI. Studi e ricordi in memoria di Giacomo Scibona (Società Messinese di Storia Patria), 343-346.

Prag, J.R.W. 2018. The birth of epigraphic culture in the western Mediterranean: Sicilian epigraphic culture in the later Hellenistic period. In F. Beltrán Lloris and B. Díaz Ariño (eds.), El nacimiento de las culturas epigráficas en el occidente Mediterráneo. Modelos romanos y desarrollos locales (ss. III-I a.E.) (Madrid, Anejos de AEspA LXXXV), 131-144. [author manuscript at Oxford Research Archive]

Prag, J.R.W. 2018. The epigraphy of Agrigento in context. In V. Caminneci, M.C. Parello, M.S. Rizzo and C. Soraci (eds), Agrigento ellenistico-romana: coscienza identitaria e margini di autonomia (Bari: Edipuglia), 27-35. [Author manuscript at Oxford Research Archive]

Prag, J.R.W. and Tigano, G. 2017. Alesa Arconidea: il lapidarium. Palermo: Regione Siciliana.

Prag, J.R.W. An unpublished funerary inscription with bichrome painted relief lettering from Hellenistic Syracuse (I.Sicily 3387). Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 203: 119–130. [Author manuscript at Oxford Research Archive]

Prag, J.R.W. 2013. Sicilian Identity in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Epigraphic Considerations. In P. Martzavou and N. Papazarkadas (eds.), Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-Classical Polis. Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 37-53.

Prag, J.R.W. 2010. Sicilia Romana tributim discripta. In M. Silvestrini (ed.), Le tribù romane. Atti della XVIe Rencontre sur l’épigraphie (Bari 8-10 ottobre 2009). Bari: Edipuglia. 305-311.

Prag, J.R.W. 2009. Identità siciliana in età romano repubblicana. In C. Ampolo (ed.), Immagine e immagini della Sicilia e di altre isole del Mediterraneo (Seste Giornate Internazionale di studi sull’area elima (Erice, 12-16 ottobre 2006), 2 vols. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale. I: 87-99.

Prag, J.R.W. 2008. Sicilia and Britiannia: Epigraphic Evidence for Civic Administration. In C. Berrendonner, M. Cébeillac-Gervasoni, L. Lamoine (eds), Le Quotidien municipal dans l’Occident romain (Clermont-Ferrand: Presses Universitaires Blaise-Pascal), 67-81.

Prag, J.R.W. 2007. Ciceronian Sicily: the epigraphic dimension. In J. Dubouloz and S. Pittia (eds), La Sicile de Cicéron, Lectures des Verrines. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté. 245-271.

Prag, J.R.W. 2003. Nouveaux regards sur les élites locales de la Sicile républicaine. Histoire et Sociétés Rurales 19: 121-32.

Prag, J.R.W. 2002. Epigraphy by numbers: Latin and the epigraphic culture in Sicily. In A.E. Cooley (ed.), Becoming Roman, Writing Latin (JRA Suppl. 48; Portsmouth, RI: Journal of Roman Archaeology), 15-31.

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Presentations

23 September 2020. University of Oxford Innovation Conversations: ‘Written in Stone’, at https://youtu.be/iN8rFobpRBE

23 June 2020. Merton College Oxford online lectures. ‘The Writings on the Wall: New Approaches to the Epigraphy of Ancient Sicily’, at https://www.merton.ox.ac.uk/event/writings-wall-new-approaches-reading-ancient-sicily

16 June 2020. BSR Online Lectures: ‘Digital epigraphy at the crossroads of the Mediterranean’, at: https://youtu.be/ktlup2Boi4c

24-25 February 2020. Beni Culturali. Dai Depositi alla Valorizzazione. Modi, Forme, Esperienze e Norme. Catania, Sicily. Paper (with T. Sommerschield): ‘Svelare la cultura epigrafica della Sicilia antica.’

19-21 February 2020. 4th Epigraphy.info workshop. Hamburg, Germany. Paper: ‘A Prototype Publishing Model for Live Digital Editions from I.Sicily.’

10-11 June 2019. Research Data Ownership. Licensing, Legal Issues and Publication. An international seminar and workshop. Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, Rome, Italy. ‘The Challenges of Doing Classical Epigraphy in the Digital Age’.

2-4 May 2019. The 8th Joint Meeting of Nomisma.org and ECFN 2019, University of Messina, Italy. Joint paper with Mariangela Puglisi: ‘Building a digital corpus of Sicilian coin legends: the pilot phase (or ‘proof of concept’)’.

8-9 April 2019. Archeologia in Sicilia. Progetti di collaborazione internazionale, Istituto Svedese di Studi Classici a Roma, British School at Rome, Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, Istituto Norvegese, Rome, Italy. ‘I.Sicily: An Open Access Digital Corpus of Sicilian Epigraphy’.

19 March 2019. Università degli Studi di Palermo, Istituto Siciliano per la Storia Antica “Eugenio Manni”. Seminar: ‘Epigrafia nel paesaggio urbano di Sicilia ellenistica’.

13-15 March 2019. Convegno Internazionale (AELAW). Lingue e scritture paleoeuropee: sfide e prospettive degli studi. Escuela Española de Historia y Arqueologia en Roma, Rome, Italy. ‘Le lingue della Sicilia’.

8-9 November 2018. Linked Epigraphy: a workshop. Co-organiser. New College, Oxford.

12 September 2018. Museo Archeologico Regionale “Pietro Griffo” di Agrigento. Seminar: ‘Per un catalogo digitale delle testimonianze epigrafiche di Agrigento’.

26 May 2018. 19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Cologne/Bonn ( 22 – 26 May 2018). ‘Epigraphy in a digital world: the example of I.Sicily’, in ‘Classical Archaeology in a digital world (The AIAC Presidential Panel).

21 April 2018. La Sicile des Verrines, actualité de la recherche et des publications, ANHIMA, INHA, Paris, France. ‘I.Sicily and the epigraphic landscape of Hellenistic/Roman Sicily’.

19 April 2018.  University of Lausanne, Switzerland. ‘Epigraphy in the cityscapes of Hellenistic Sicily’.

25-27 November 2017. Roman Sicily: Cities and Territories between Monumentalization and Economy, Crisis and Development, Georg-August-Universität, Archäologisches Institut, Göttingen, Germany. ‘Epigraphy and the interpretation of Roman Sicily’.

6-7 October 2017. Visible Words: Digital Epigraphy in a Global Perspective, University of Brown, Providence RI, USA. “I.Sicily.”

28 August-1 September 2017. XVth International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy. Vienna. Poster: I.Sicily – the first comprehensive (digital) corpus for Sicily.

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15-17 June 2017. Cityscapes of Hellenistic Sicily: A reassessment. TOPOI. Berlin, Germany. Paper: ‘Epigraphy in the cityscapes of Hellenistic Sicily’.

25 May 2017. Syracuse at 2750. Museo archeologico regionale “Paolo Orsi”, Siracusa. Poster: ‘Bringing the epigraphic heritage of Siracusa back into the light.’

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23 May 2017. Workshop on Public Engagement in Museums using Latin Inscriptions. British School at Rome, Italy. Paper: ‘I.Sicily.’

11 January 2017. Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Institut für Klassische Archäologie. Seminar: ‘Sicily in the late Hellenistic period: historical challenges and epigraphic perspectives’.

11-16 July 2016, Digital Humanities 2016, Jagiellonian University & Pedagogical University, Kraków. Paper: Cummings, J., Prag, J., Chartrand, J. ‘Creating An EpiDoc Corpus for Ancient Sicily.’

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30 June 2016,
Agrigento ellenistico-romana: coscienza identitaria e margini di autonomia,
Parco Valle dei Templi, Agrigento, Sicily.
Paper: ‘Agrigento nel suo contesto epigrafico.’

24-25 June 2016, Sicily: heritage of the world, British Museum, London. Paper: ‘Epigraphic culture in ancient Sicily’ .

14-15 June 2016, El nacimiento de las culturas epigráficas en el occidente mediterráneo: modelos romanos y desarrollos locales (ss. II-I a.E.), Escuela Española de Historia y Arqueología en Roma, Rome, Italy. Paper: ‘Public epigraphy in late Hellenistic Sicily.’

6 June 2016, TOPOI research group, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Paper: ‘Sicily in the late Hellenistic period: Historical challenges and epigraphic perspectives.’

12 May 2016, Research Seminar, Università di Catania, Sicily. Paper: ‘I.Sicily: epigrafia digitale in Sicilia.’

10-11 May 2016, Lingue dello Stretto nella documentazione materiale dall’Ellenismo alla Tarda Antichità. International Conference, Villa Pace, Università di Messina, Italy. Paper: ‘Epigraphic culture in north-eastern Sicily: some preliminary results from the I.Sicily project.’

29 March – 2 April 2016, Computer Applications for Archaeology, Oslo. Panel: Linked Pasts: Connecting Islands of Content. Paper (Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Jonathan Prag): ‘Where is the House of the Dwarves? Enhancing granularity in the Pleiades Gazetteer: the examples of ancient Sicily and Pompeii.’

4-6 January 2016, Second North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, UC Berkeley, USA. Paper: ‘I.Sicily: A Digital Corpus of the Stone Inscriptions of Ancient Sicily.’

5-6 June 2015, The evolution of rural and urban settlement in Sicily from Prehistory to Late Antiquity, University of Edinburgh. Paper: ‘I.Sicily: a new resource for utilising the epigraphic sources for ancient Sicily’.

29 September–1 October 2014, EAGLE International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World, ENS & Collège de France, Paris. Poster: ‘I. Sicily: a digital corpus of inscriptions from ancient Sicily’ (see below)

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