Markup of the epigraphy and archaeology of Roman Libya

Charlotte Tupman (King's College London)

Digital Classicist/ICS Work in Progress Seminar, Summer 2008

Friday 25th July at 16:30, in room NG16 Senate House, Malet Street, London

1,500 Greek and Latin inscriptions survive from Roman Cyrenaica (modern Libya). A project to produce a digital publication of these texts is currently in progress at King’s College London, in association with colleagues in Libya, Italy and the U.S.A. ( This paper discusses the issues surrounding the markup of these texts in EpiDoc XML and the possibilities of associating archaeological data with the epigraphic material.


The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments.

Audio recording of seminar (MP3)

Presentation (PPT)