Category Archives: Tools

EpiDoc Latest Release (8.17)

Scott Vanderbilt has just announced the latest release of the EpiDoc Guidelines, Schema, and Example Stylesheets. Details are available on the Latest Release page of the EpiDoc wiki at SourceForge.

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Perseus Catalog Released

From Lisa Cerrato via the Digital Classicist List: The Perseus Digital Library is pleased to announce the 1.0 Release of the Perseus Catalog. The Perseus Catalog is an attempt to provide systematic catalog access to at least one online edition … Continue reading

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Open Philology Project Announced

Via Marco Büchler, Greg Crane has just posted “The Open Philology Project and Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at Leipzig” at Perseus Digital Library Updates. Abstract: The Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig sees in the rise … Continue reading

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Diccionario Griego-Español online

Forwarded for Sabine Arnaud-Thuillier: The members of the Diccionario Griego-Español project (DGE, CSIC, Madrid) are pleased to announce the release of DGE online (, first digital edition of the published section (α-ἔξαυος) of our Lexicon. Although still in progress, the DGE, written … Continue reading

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Workshop on Canonical Text Services: Furman May 19-22, 2013

Posted for Christopher Blackwell: What · With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Furman University’s Department of Classics is offering a workshop on the Canonical Text Services Protocol. When · May 19 – 22, 2013. Where · Greenville, South … Continue reading

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“Europeana’s Huge Dataset Opens for Re-use”

According to this press-release from Europeana Professional, the massive European Union-funded project has released 20 million records on cultural heritage items under a Creative Commons Zero (Public Domain) license. The massive dataset is the descriptive information about Europe’s digitised treasures. … Continue reading

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Editing Athenaeus Hackathon: Berlin/Leipzig, October 10-12

The Banquet of the Digital Scholars Humanities Hackathon on editing Athenaeus and on the Reinvention of the Edition in a Digital Space October 10-12, 2012 Universität Leipzig (ULEI) <> & Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) Berlin <> Co-directors: Monica Berti – … Continue reading

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Official Release of the Virtual Research Environment TextGrid

TextGrid ( is a platform for scholars in the humanities, which makes possible the collaborative analysis, evaluation and publication of cultural remains (literary sources, images and codices) in a standardized way. The central idea was to bring together instruments for … Continue reading

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TILE 1.0 released

Those who have been waiting impatiently for the first stable release of the Text Image Linking Environment (TILE) toolkit need wait no longer: the full program can be downloaded from: <>. From that site: The Text-Image Linking Environment (TILE) is … Continue reading

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Digital Papyrology

The following is a lightly edited version of a talk that I delivered at the 26th Congress of the International Association of Papyrologists, 19 August 2010, in Geneva (program), posted here upon nudging of G. Bodard. Colleagues. It is a … Continue reading

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Citation in Digital Scholarship: A Conversation

I’m writing to bring readers’ attention to a series of pages that is coming together on the Digital Classicist wiki under the rubric “Citation in digital scholarship” (category). I take responsibility/blame for initiating the project, but it has already benefitted … Continue reading

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Digital Classics Bibliography

As part of my PhD in Digital Humanities I’m working on a literature review of  publications related to the theme “Classics and Computers”. I’m looking specifically at general surveys, studies and discussions about the history of the relationship between classics … Continue reading

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Give a Humanist a Supercomputer…

The “Wired Campus” section of the Chronicle of Higher Education is reporting on the uses that humanities scholars have found for the U.S. Department of Energy’s High Performance Computing resources.  The short article reports on the efforts of several people … Continue reading

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Ruins of Pompeii now in Google Street View

The title says it all.  Check it out here.

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Special issue of the DHQ in honour of Ross Scaife

copied from Humanist: From: Julia Flanders Subject: DHQ issue 3.1 now available We’re very happy to announce the publication of the new issue of DHQ: DHQ 3.1 (Winter 2009) A special issue in honor of Ross Scaife: “Changing the Center … Continue reading

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