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INSCRIPTA-Workshop „Rome outside Rome II“

INSCRIPTA-Workshop „Rome outside Rome II“

INSCRIPTA-Workshop „Rome outside Rome II“

Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz, 12.-14. June 2014

Please contact for registration Dr. Eberhard J. Nikitsch (

Wednesday, 11. June: Arrival

Thursday, 12. June:

Workshop in the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 2, 55131 Mainz (

09:00 Welcome and introduction (Prof. Dr. Gernot Wilhelm, President of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur; Dr. Anna Blennow; Dr. Eberhard J. Nikitsch)

09:30 Prof. Dr. Ottavio Bucarelli (Roma, Pontifica Università Gregoriana, Italy): The funerary inscriptions of the Popes in St. Peter’s Basilica. Text and context (Vth – VIIIth century)

10:15 Fr. Jerome Bertram (Oxford, The Oratory, England): Romanesque inscriptions in the 12th century in England

11:00 Dr. Anna Blennow (Göteborgs Universitet, Institutionen för språk och litteraturer, Sweden): The medieval Latin inscriptions in Sweden. A clash between cultures

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Prof. Dr. Andrea Binsfeld (Universtät Luxemburg, Luxemburg): Late roman and early medieval inscriptions in the region of Augusta Treverorum (Trier)

13:45 Prof. Dr. Marietta Horster (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz): Roman epigraphy in Mogontiacum (Mainz)

14:30 Dr. Eberhard J. Nikitsch (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz): How to date early christian inscriptions in the region between Mogontiacum (Mainz) and Confluentes (Koblenz)

15:15 Coffee break

15:30 Dr. Francisca Feraudi-Gruénais (Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg): Epigraphic Database Heidelberg, or: the challenge of getting all ancient Latin inscriptions outside Rome available by “one click“ –

16:15 Max Grüntgens and Dominik Kasper (Digitale Akademie Mainz): Birth of a digital scholarly edition – a short history of the making of “German Inscriptions Online” (DIO) –

17:30 Guided tour: „On the paths of German wine in Mainz“ (Antonie Pietsch, wine-growing estate “Bacchus-Speicher”) – Dinner

Friday, 13. June:

Study-trip to Augusta Treverorum (Trier) (Dr. Rüdiger Fuchs)

Saturday, 14. June:

Special excursion to the Rhine-valley between Bingen and Koblenz (Dr. Eberhard J. Nikitsch)

Sunday, 15. June: Departure

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