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Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome 408,330 visitors before 21 March, 2002, visitors since then Images are copyrighted, but may be used for non-commercial purposes. Click here to see the images If the search engine is out of service, you can use back-up search engine. Also, the back-up search engine may index recent additions of images sooner than the main search engine does. If you find this website useful, you can send me a picture postcard of your town or school.My mailing address is Leo C. About this site Awards received by Maecenas UB College of Arts and Sciences Some software I've written for Latin teachers Welcome to the TEI website When Images Work Faster than Words The Integration of Content-Based Image Retrieval with the Northumbria Watermark Archive | Vassilev Vassil Metadata issues: In any archive it is important that the appropriate standards beused (dealt with in greater depth later in this paper). In addition it is essential thatan early decision is made with regard to exactly how much information/metadata isto be input to each record in the archive and whether this is feasible within thetimescale available for the project. Hardware requirements: Realistic specifications must be sought, to avoid constantupgrades. Buying new machines may be more cost effective than upgrading oldermodels. It is important to consider that manipulating and storing digital imagestakes up a large amount of disc space, processor power, and memory(RAM).As arough guide,most images require 2 or 3 times their uncompressed file size in RAM.Additionally, a large good-quality monitor for image work can be extremely useful,but expensive, and additional items such as PCI (Peripheral ComponentInterconnect) or AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) graphics memory cards may benecessary.

Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World Call for Collaborators to The On-line Companion to The Worlds of Roman Women The On-Line Companion to the Focus Reader, The Worlds of Roman Women, expands the book's wide representation of Latin texts by and about women dating from the earliest periods through the fourth century CE. The medium of a website, moreover, offers the opportunity to integrate visuals to texts, thus enabling users to make connections between language and material culture. The Companion has two major parts. The Worlds section includes Class, Religion, Childhood, Learning, Marriage, Family, Body, State, Work, and Flirtation. Each World opens to reveal a thematic image of women in this world, a brief essay on this World, a list of on-line texts and hyperlinked images. The Instructional section contains: a Guide to Using the Site; an Annotated Bibliography; Activities for Classroom Use; Syllabi and Lesson Plans; and Credits and Contributors.

Perseus Digital Library Early Modern Online Bibliography Herodotus Timemap Book 1, Ch. 1 This is the display of the inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, so that things done by man not be forgotten in time, and that great and marvelous deeds, some displayed by the Hellenes, some by the barbarians, not lose their glory, including among others what was the cause of their waging war on each other.The Persian learned men say that the Phoenicians were the cause of the dispute. These (they say) came to our seas from the sea which is called Red, and having settled in the country which they still occupy, at once began to make long voyages. Among other places to which they carried Egyptian and Assyrian merchandise, they came to Argos,which was at that time preeminent in every way among the people of what is now called Hellas.

Roman Army Part I The Roman Army in the Late Republic and Early Empire NB: Over the centuries, the Roman army changed and developed, and conditions often differed somewhat depending on the provinces where the troops were fighting and stationed. The following information is intended to give a generic picture of military organization, armor, weaponry, etc. during the late Republic and early Empire. LEGIONS (legio): The legion was the basic unit of Rome's standing army of career soldiers, the legionaries, who were all Roman citizens and fought primarily as foot-soldiers (infantry). Though the exact numbers of men in a legion varied, the basic pattern of organization remained the same. A Modern “Legion”: British Schoolchildren Visit a Roman Fort CAMPS (castra): As Josephus notes, the Roman camps were always constructed according to a set pattern, laid out like a city bisected by two streets leading to four gates. STANDARDS(signa): Sources Barbara F.

'No DH, No Interview' - Manage Your Career By William Pannapacker I tweeted that proposition, "No DH, no interview," during the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, at the University of Victoria, in June, and I was surprised by the response, which I'll get to shortly. It was my second visit to the summer institute; the last time was in 2008, when I described it as "Summer Camp for Digital Humanists." Mainly it's a chance for graduate students and faculty members to come together for a week of training, project-building, and socializing. Two things struck me as different after four years away: The tame rabbits that used to graze all over the Victoria campus are gone ("vacuumed up and shipped to Texas," I was told). And the number of participants has more than tripled: from 125 to 423, with even more expected next year. I asked Ray Siemens, director of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute since its creation, in 2001 (when you could fit the whole event into an ordinary classroom), what he thought was driving the surge in demand.

DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly: Digital Geography and Classics Changing the Center of Gravity: Transforming Classical Studies Through Cyberinfrastructure2009Volume 3 Number 1 Abstract The authors open by imagining one possible use of digital geographic techniques in the context of humanities research in 2017. They then outline the background to this vision, from early engagements in web-based mapping for the Classics to recent, fast-paced developments in web-based, collaborative geography. The article concludes with a description of their own Pleiades Project ( which gives scholars, students and enthusiasts worldwide the opportunity to use, create and share historical geographic information about the Greek and Roman World in digital form. As I settle into my chair, a second cup of morning coffee in my hand, an expansive view of the eastern Mediterranean fades in to cover the blank wall in front of me. The view pivots and zooms to frame these two symbol groups. I can't resist making some quick explorations. Notes [10]The U.S.

Classical and Medieval History - Alcove 9: An Annotated List of Abbreviations Used in L'Annee Philologique Comprehensive list of abbreviations for scholarly journals in all subject fields. Anistoriton Journal founded in 1997 and published only online. Includes articles by non-specialists as well as scholars of history, art history, and archaeology. All back articles are available. Bryn Mawr Classical Review Contemporary reviews of scholarly works (1990 to the present) in classical studies including archaeology. De Imperatoribus Romanis Online biographical encyclopedia of Roman and Byzantine emperors, including usurpers. Electronic Antiquity Subtitle of this online journal is "communicating the classics." Greek Abbreviations Tables of Greek abbreviations used in ancient writing, often in order to complete a word at the end of a line. Greek Letter Combinations Tables of standard Greek ligatures (two letters written with one stroke). Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies Currently in development.

Digital Humanities Spotlight: 7 Important Digitization Projects by Maria Popova From Darwin’s marginalia to Voltaire’s correspondence, or what Dalí’s controversial World’s Fair pavilion has to do with digital myopia. Despite our remarkable technological progress in the past century and the growth of digital culture in the past decade, a large portion of humanity’s richest cultural heritage remains buried in analog archives. Bridging the disconnect is a fledgling discipline known as the Digital Humanities, bringing online historical materials and using technologies like infrared scans, geolocation mapping, and optical character recognition to enrich these resources with related information or make entirely new discoveries about them. As Europe’s digital libraries open up their APIs, techno-dystopian pundits lament that these efforts diminish “the mystery of history,” but such views are myopic and plagued by unnecessary nostalgia for a time when knowledge was confined to the privileged cultural elite. Donating = Loving Share on Tumblr

Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale Multimediale sul Teatro Antico | Roman Names There are indications that in the ancient times Romans possessed only one name like the most Indo-European peoples. By the Republican period of the Roman history, a stable naming system, called „tria nomina“ developed and was actively used. The full name consisted of a praenomen, a nomen gentilicium and a cognomen. For girls on the eighth day after birth and for boys on the ninth, the praenomen was given formally, though, according to the custom of Quintus Mucius Scaevola the official listing of the name of the girl would only occur on the day of her marriage and for the boy on the day of assumption of the toga virilis, at the age of 16-17. The Roman praenomina must have once been very numerous. Two most often encountered Roman praenomina Marcus and Gaius are derived from the god Mars, the legendary father of the founders of Rome Romulus and Remus, and Gaea, the Earth Goddess. By the time of Cicero (43 b.C.) abbreviations of the most wide spread forenames start to ciculate: M., G.