Ancient Greek Inscriptions

from Bulgaria

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The aim of the Telamon project initiated by the Department of Classics to St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia is to create a digital library of the ancient Greek inscriptions found in Bulgaria. Their number is over 4000 and they have been created over the span of more than eleven centuries (6. c. BC - 6. c. AD). The inscriptions dating up to the 4. c. AD are published by Georgi Mihailov in the 5-volume corpus "Inscriptiones Graecae in Bulgaria repertae" (1956-1997), while the late antique inscriptions are edited by Vesselin Beshevliev in “Spätgriechische und spätlateinische Inschriften aus Bulgarien” (1964). Our goal is to revise these editions as well as to add to them monuments discovered later and often scattered through various, sometimes inaccessible, publications. For the first time these monuments are now being collected into a bilingual digital corpus with translations added. Their revisions, corrections, the publications of new inscriptions and also the commentaries are the result of the scholarly research of Nicolay Sharankov.

Apart from the unrestricted access to all the available epigraphic documentation, the digital database allows the constant enlargement and updating of the information, as well as the establishing of various relations between the documents and searches according to different criteria.

The Telamon platform aids the study of the ancient history, culture and languages of Antiquity in the region of today’s Bulgaria and also of Graeco-Roman civilisation as a whole.

Филтри

Date

От 75 до 350 година

Last edited Inscriptions

Number : IGBulg_5397
Editor: Georgi Mihailov, Nicolay Sharankov
Type of monument: plate
Material: marble
Find place: Plovdiv
Text : Ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ. Ἔδοξε τῷ κοινῷ φυλῆς Ἀρτεμεισιάδος τιμῆσαι Γάιον Οὐηράνιον προεδρίᾳ καὶ...
Category of inscription: honorary inscription for local magistrates and priests - prose
Number : IGBulg_0727
Editor: Georgi Mihailov, Nicolay Sharankov
Type of monument: statue base
Material: limestone
Find place: Gostilitsa
Text : Ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ. Μᾶρκον Αὐρήλιον Ἀντωνεῖνον Αὐτοκράτορα Γερμανικὸν Σαρματικὸν Μηδικὸν Παρθικὸν ἡ πόλις ἡ...
Category of inscription: honorary inscription for kings, emperors, Roman officials - prose
Number : IGBulg_1776
Editor: Georgi Mihailov, Nicolay Sharankov
Type of monument: altar
Material: marble
Find place: Cabyle
Text : Θεοῖς Καταχθονίοις. Ἀλέξανδρος Διλαηους ἰητρός ἔτη ο ζήσας περιὼν τὸν τύμβον καὶ τὸν...
Category of inscription: funerary inscription - prose
Number : IGBulg_1556
Editor: Georgi Mihailov, Nicolay Sharankov
Type of monument: statue base
Material: limestone
Find place: Stara Zagora
Text : Ἀντωνεῖνον Σευῆρον Ἀγαθῆι τύχηι. Τὴν ἀνάστασιν κατὰ δόγμα βουλῆς καὶ δήμου Τραιανέων ἐπὶ...
Category of inscription: honorary inscription for kings, emperors, Roman officials - prose
Number : IGBulg_5409
Editor: Georgi Mihailov
Type of monument: statue base
Material: marble
Find place: Plovdiv
Text : Ἀγαθῆι τύχηι. Τὸν διασημότατον Μαρκιανόν, προτήκτορα τοῦ ἀνεικήτου δεσπότου ἡμῶν...
Category of inscription: honorary inscription for kings, emperors, Roman officials - prose