Workshop, 12-13 January 2006, Faculty of Classics

Corpora and Language

An Arts and Humanities Research Council Event

The Greek Lexicon Project (Cambridge)
The Grammar of Medieval Greek (Cambridge)
The Inscriptions of Aphrodisias Project (King’s College London)


Thursday, January 12th
2.00 Welcome
Corpora and Texts
2.15 Gabriel Bodard and Juan Garces, Inscriptions of Aphrodisias Project, London
2.45 Greg Crane, Perseus Project, Tufts
3.15 Daniel Deckers, Teuchos Project, Hamburg
3.45 Discussion
4.15 Tea
4.45 Jim Aitken, The Greek Bible in the Graeco-Roman World, Reading (Abstract)
5.15 Dirk Obbink and Benjamin Weaver, Imaging Papyri Project, Oxford
6.00 Drinks
Friday, January 13th
Language and Texts
10.00 Notis Toufexis and David Holton, The Grammar of Medieval Greek (Abstract)
10.30 Eugenia Beu-Dachin, The Latin Language in the Inscriptions from Roman Dacia, Cluj/Bergen (Abstract)
11.00 Brian Fuchs, Max Planck Institute, Berlin (Abstract)
11.30 Ross Scaife, Stoa Consortium, Kentucky
12.00 Discussion
12.30 Lunch
Words and Lexica
2.00 Bruce Fraser and Anne Thompson, The Greek Lexicon Project
2.30 Trevor Evans, Medieval Latin Dictionary (Abstract)
3.00 Dolores Iorizzo, Cultural Heritage Language Technologies, Imperial College
3.30 Juan Rodriguez Somolinos & Daniel Riaño Rufilanchas, Diccionario Griego-Español, CSIC (Madrid)
4.00 Tea
4.30 Final discussion; where next?
7.00 for 7.30: Dinner for speakers

Others attending:

  • Julia Craig-McFeely (Oxford/London)
  • Marilyn Deegan (King’s College London)
  • James Diggle (Cambridge)
  • Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King’s College London)
  • Timothy Hill (Cambridge)
  • Pauline Hire (Cambridge)
  • Geoffrey Horrocks (Cambridge)
  • Karen Sparck Jones (Cambridge)
  • David Langslow (Manchester)
  • Tina Lendari (Cambridge)
  • Fabienne Marchand (LGPN, Oxford)
  • Joyce Reynolds (Cambridge)
  • Charlotte Roueche (King’s College London)
  • Oliver Simkin (Cambridge)
  • Amy Smith (Reading)
  • Rupert Thompson (Cambridge)

Attendance is open to all; those who wish to book a sandwich lunch on Friday (cost £5, payable on the day) should let us know by 9 January; please email

Epigraphic Saturday, 14 January 2006

For those with epigraphic interests, there will be a meeting the following day, on Saturday 14 January in the series of Epigraphic Saturdays organised by Joyce Reynolds: these offer a forum for informal presentations of work in progress.


10.30-11.00 Coffee
11.00-12.30 Andrea Raggi, 'The letters of Imp. Caesar concerning Seleucus of Rhosus' [in preparation participants are advised to read A. Raggi, 'The epigraphic dossier of Seleucus of Rhosus: a revised edition', ZPE 147 (2004), 123-138]
12.30-14.00 Lunch (participants will be able to buy lunch at Newnham College, which will be operating a cafeteria system)
14.00 onwards David Blackman, 'Aspects of Sicilian epigraphy'
Simon Corcoran, 'Divus Diocletianus?'
Michael Crawford, 'Women's work for Diocletian'

All welcome; for further information please contact Joyce Reynolds at