Seminar: Digitising the Prosopography of the Roman Republic

Digital Classicist & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2012

Friday July 13th at 16:30
Room G37,
Senate House, Malet Street,
London, WC1E 7HU

Maggie Robb (KCL)
‘Digitising the Prosopography of the Roman Republic’

ALL WELCOME

The history of the Roman republic is the history of a highly competitive aristocratic elite, which oversaw Rome’s remarkable transformation from middling Italian city-state to ruler of a world empire. A great deal of the basic information about the prosopography of the Roman elite has already been collated but the sheer scale and complexity of the material has made complex analysis impracticable. By creating a searchable digital database comprising all known members of the republican elite, the project will open up radically new opportunities for revisiting old questions as well as asking entirely new ones.

Full abstract is available:
http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2012-07mr.html

The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments.

For more information please contact Gabriel.Bodard@kcl.ac.uk, Stuart.Dunn@kcl.ac.uk, S.Mahony@ucl.ac.uk, or see the seminar website at http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2012.html

Posted by: Simon Mahony (s.mahony@ucl.ac.uk).

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