RSF Archaeological Trust

How to read and understand the Greek and Roman inscriptions

Code: PR09DIO1405
Director: Assist. Prof. Dr. Kalin Stoev
Period: Roman 1. - 3. AD
Places availble: 8 places avalble. No previous experience necessary
Dates: August 9, 2014 - September 6, 2014
Minimum stay: Two weeks
Minimum age: 18
Language: English
Cost: 1369 EUR
Visa permit: None for EU, US or Canadian citizens

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For this project is available financial aid which covers a portion of tuition. For more information please refer to our "Financial aid" section.

The course intends to make the students familiar with the basic topics and activities in the field of the Latin and Greek epigraphy. The epigraphical heritage of present-day Bulgaria gives us a striking example for the multicultural character of the Roman provinces and therefore presents "one of a kind" opportunity for studying the roman inscriptions and working with them in their archaeological context. The schedule seeks to enhance the field competence of the archaeology students by teaching them the main techniques for recognizing, reading, dating, preserving and interpreting the epigraphical monuments.

After completing successfully this course the students will:


The Students will gain considerable knowledge about the Roman Society, the history and archaelology of the Roman provinces. They will be able to trace the main reasons and mechanisms for the Roman and Late Roman provincional historical development.

Be able to:

The students will be able to incorporate the Latin and Greek inscriptions as a research tool in their future projects or to conduct epigraphical research by themselves. They will gain abilities to publish and interpret historically ancient roman Latin and Greek inscriptions.

Course code: 70KS60. Course name: Introduction to the Roman epigraphy. Download course passport here

Affiliation: RSFAT

Project Director: Assist. Prof. Dr. Kalin Stoev.

All participants will receive:

  1. Certificate of participation stating the hours and activities of the course. Participants that perform exceedingly well in the course will receive a letter of recommendation from our organization.

  2. Pre-reading materials.

  3. 6 academic credits. The request for credits should be pointed out into the Application form. The accreditation is not included in the field school tuition fee. For more details please check our "Instructions" section.

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