People and institutions
The grant is held by
- Charlotte Roueché of the Departments of Classics and Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London; together with
- Harold Short, who is Director of the Centre for Computing in the Humanities and Co-Director of the Office for Humanities Communication, and is currently Chair of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing and
- The Director of the Institute of Classical Studies, which is providing a room dedicated to Epigraphic and Papyrological computing projects.
- Joyce Reynolds, of Newnham College Cambridge, is responsible, with Charlotte Roueché, for the publication of all the inscriptions found at Aphrodisias between 1966 and 1994.
- Angelos Chaniotis of the University of Heidelberg is responsible for the publication of all inscriptions found at the site from 1995 onwards.
- Michael Crawford and Benet Salway, of University College London, are responsible for the publication of the texts of the two documents issued by Diocletian which were found at Aphrodisias.
- Tom Elliott, Director of the Pleiades Project at the Ancient World Mapping Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA is the originator of the Epidoc initiative and the principal author of the Epidoc draft guidelines.
For further details see the Epigraphic Bibliography of the site.
The excavations are directed by
For further details see the Excavation website.
- Dr Gabriel Bodard (PhD, Classics, Reading) is trained in Classical literature and history. His main research interests are in Greek religion, magic, epigraphy and papyrology, with a current focus on the early Greek world. He also maintains a keen interest in digital resources for Classics, is a founder editor of the Digital Classicist and of the Current Epigraphy blog, a key contributor to the EpiDoc Collaborative, and was formerly a research assitant at the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, at the University of California Irvine. He teaches ancient Greek language and literature.
- John Lavagnino (AB, Physics, Harvard; PhD, English, Brandeis) has a background in English literature and in electronic publishing. His current research is devoted to Thomas Middleton, the English Renaissance playwright; he is one of the general editors of a collected edition of Middleton's works, to be published by Oxford University Press. He was a contributor to the Text Encoding Initiative guidelines, and his other publications include work on scholarly editing and twentieth-century literature.
- Paul Spence has a background in teaching and Spanish/Latin American studies. He manages XML project development at CCH (Centre for Computing in the Humanities) at King's College London, carrying out document analysis and advising on issues relating to XML mark-up and electronic publication. In close collaboration with Paul Vetch he developed xMod, "a web publishing application that allows the user to create information-rich document-based websites" and which currently underpins most of CCH's document-based projects.
- Juan Garcés (DTh, Biblical Studies, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) has, since he joined the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, gathered extensive experience in document analysis and XML mark-up as CCH's principal XML specialist, drawing particularly on his expertise in ancient history and philology. His research interests include Greek epigraphy from Roman Asia Minor.
- Zaneta Au (MA, Applied Computing in the Humanities, King's College, London) joined the Centre for Computing in the Humanities on completing her postgraduate studies. Her work in CCH currently focuses on developing the XSLT aspect of the processing system used for numerous projects in which CCH collaborates.
- Hafed Walda (MA, Ph.D., Archaeology, London) is an archaeologist and has worked in The Museum of London, The British Museum and the Classics Department at King's College London, with keen interest in Computing in the Humanities. He works at CCH (Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London) in the areas of database design and implementation, and Database Management Systems. mark-up and electronic publication.
We are in regular communication with the following bodies, and have already benefited greatly from exchange of information and ideas:
- The Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, based at Oxford, is engaged in a number of related electronic projects. Dr Charles Crowther is the Assistant Director.
- Cornell Greek Epigraphy Project
- Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum
- Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae Palaestinae, Professor Werner Eck, University of Cologne
- Imagines Italicae
- Inscriptiones Graecae
- Lexicon of Greek Personal Names
- Petrae, Director Professor Alain Bresson, University of Bordeaux
- Research Centre for Greek and Roman Antiquity, Athens
- The Stoa Consortium