How to Read and Publish the Greek and Coptic Inscriptions?

13 May 2013
The workshop introduced students to the basic knowledge they need to read ancient Christian inscriptions from Egypt Whether painted on stone, Ostraca or manuscript colophons. It will survey the different epigraphic genres and standard forms, in both Greek and Coptic languages. Students will learn to read inscriptions by studying important publications and practicing transcriptions from slides. Students will also be learn using basic XML "markup" of inscriptions; to prepare them for entry in electronic -including web-based- databases.