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The Stones of Ancient Latium

Inscriptions, Archaeological Remains, and the Geographic Contexts of Latium Vetus

Instructors

Monica Berti is Research Assistant Professor at the University of Roma “Tor Vergata” and Lecturer in Classics at Tufts University. She did her PhD work at the University of Genoa and she has published extensively within the field of Greek history, historiography, and epigraphy. She is currently working on three main projects: 1) producing critical editions of Greek fragmentary historians and exploring methods and tools for representing fragments of ancient texts in digital libraries of Classical sources; 2) building a digital collection of ancient and modern sources on the ancient library at Alexandria; 3) building a digital repository of all Greek and Latin inscriptions of ancient Latium. She has many interests in the field of the Digital Humanities and in 2009 she was Visiting Scholar at the Perseus Project at Tufts University. For more information see Monica Berti’s Blog.

J. Matthew Harrington of the Tufts University Department of Classics, Program in Archaeology did his PhD work at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and has archaeological field experience at the Athenian Agora, Corinth, Pompeii, Gabii, and the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, as well as extensive private study of the sites and material culture of the Greco-Roman world.  His interests include the articulation of Greek and Roman space, topographic study and 3d reconstruction of sites, and numismatics.  On the philological side, he is preparing a complete text of the Satires of Juvenal with digital syntactic analysis as part of the Latin Treebanking initiative of the Perseus Project.  He has extensive experience teaching both Latin and Greek, including accelerated, introductory, and advanced courses, at Tufts University, The University of Michigan, and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

The Latium Vetus program will also include numerous contributions from expert guest scholars on topics and sites related to their particular specialties.

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