On the non-digital, Rome side of things...what about A.R. Birley’s The
Roman Government of Britain (2005), (ie supposedly a completely
rewrite of his (1981) The Fasti of Roman Britain)?
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:03 PM, Gabriel Bodard
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> Dear digital classicists,
> I have an idle question about proposopographies, onomastica, lexica and
> other collections of infomation about persons from the Greco-Roman world(s).
> Basically I'm wondering (a) how fully covered the regions and periods of the
> ancient world are in prosopographical publication, and (b) how many of these
> catalogues and lists are available in digital form, even if only as a bare
> list of names/identities.
> Needless to say, there are lots of exciting things that could be done
> (mostly involving linked data) if lots of these datasets could be brought
> together, but I'm not proposing at this point to *do* any of these things.
> Rather I'm interested in getting a picture of the scale of the data
> available to us.
> Off-hand, I can think of the following datasets which have public-facing
> digital instances:
> * Lexicon of Greek Personal Names
> * Prosopographia Ptolemaica/Trismegistos
> * Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire/Prosopography of the Byzantine
> * Prosopographie der mittelbyzantinischen Zeit
> And other non-digital prosopographies:
> * Broughton's Magistrates of the Roman Republic
> * Prosopographia Imperii Romani
> * Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire
> * Pauly's Realencyclopädie has a lot of persons defined;
> * Wikipedia/Dbpedia will have a certain overlap with all of the above,
> although is obviously less complete than any of them.
> 1. How many other prosopographies/onomastica are there that are missing from
> my list above?
> 2. What geographic and chronological (and thematic) gaps are there in the
> final picture formed by this?
> 3. How many of these have public-facing digital versions?
> 4. How many of these have linked data URIs associated with them (or could be
> persuaded to do so)?
> (It may be that a wiki page will eventually be a better way to collect this
> information than an email list. If so I'll start one.)
> Dr Gabriel BODARD
> (Research Associate in Digital Epigraphy)
> Department of Digital Humanities
> King's College London
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