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Epigraphy: Websites

Databases of Inscriptions

General Databases

Associations in the Greco-Roman World : a companion to the sourcebook

Growing online database of inscriptions and papyri about associations, guilds, immigrant groups, and initiates engaged in mysteries.

Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum Database

At CIL Website, which includes PDF copies of some CIL volumes

Databases in the Electronic Archive of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, part of the EAGLE project, which intends to collect all published Greek and Latin inscriptions up to the 7th century A.D.

Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg

Texts of Latin and bilingual (i.e. Latin-Greek) inscriptions of the Roman Empire. One of the EAGLE databases.

Epigraphische Datenbank Clauss-Slaby

Claims to include almost all Latin inscriptions.

Packard Humanities Institute Searchable Greek Inscriptions

Aims to include all Greek epigraphical texts.

Römische Inschriften Datenbank 24

Roman inscriptions from Germany.

U.S. Epigraphy Project

Greek and Latin inscriptions preserved in the United States.

Geographically Oriented Databases


Inscriptions of Aphrodisias

Asia Minor

Epigraphic Database for Ancient Asia Minor (= Epigraphische Datenbank zum antiken Kleinasien) Aims to include all Greek and Latin inscriptions of several different regions from ancient Asia Minor.

Phrygia and Lykaonia. Monumenta Asiae Minoris Antiqua XI

British Institute at Ankara Epigraphical Squeeze Collection


Attic Inscriptions Online (AIO)


Corpus of the Inscriptions of Campā


Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica


Corpus of Ptolemaic Inscriptions (CPI)


Mysteries at Eleusis: Images of Inscriptions (Cornell)

Portugal and Spain

Hispania Epigraphia. Inscriptions of Portugal and Spain, mainly Latin but also including some Greek, Semitic and Iberian inscriptions. One of the EAGLE databases.


The Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania


Epigraphic Database Bari. Inscriptions by Christians in Rome, 3rd-8th centuries C.E. One of the EAGLE databases.

Epigraphic Database Roma. Aims to include all inscriptions of Rome and of the Italian peninsula including Sardinia and Sicily, with the exception of Christian inscriptions. One of the EAGLE databases.


Vindolana Tablets Online

EpiDoc: Epigraphic Documents in TEI XML

Provides guidelines and tools for encoding scholarly and educational editions of ancient documents, especially for the publication of digital editions of ancient inscriptions, but now also including papyri. The addresses the transcription and editorial treatment of texts as well as the history and materiality of the objects on which the texts appear (i.e., manuscripts, monuments, tablets, papyri, and other text-bearing objects). See also the Wikipedia article about EpiDoc.


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