Seminar: Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies

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Charlotte Tupman

Jul 30, 2014, 12:28:25 PM7/30/14
Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014

Friday August 1st at 16:30, in Room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Sebastian Rahtz (Oxford) and Gabriel Bodard (King’s College London): 'Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies: Data and Relations in Greco-Roman Names (SNAP:DRGN)'
SNAP:DRGN ( is an AHRC-funded exploratory project which aims to address the problem of linking together large prosopographies (datsets containing information about persons, names and person-like entities) managed in heterogeneous systems and formats. This paper will explore the background to and results of the work, describe the problems, the data and the tools we can produce to illustrate of the value of the data, and demonstrate research methods for working with the new material and information produced.


The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments.

For more information see the seminar website at

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