Tag: EAGLE

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EAGLE takes flight

Alongside the great new logo, EAGLE have also launched their website and project tagline – ‘A digital bridge to the ancient world’. The rich, detailed and intuitive website (www.eagle-network.eu) contains all the information relevant to the project, including contact information, upcoming events and schedules, and a detailed description of partner institutions and their contributions. Continue reading


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Digital Heritage 2013 event in Marseille

The event is very wide. For this reason, to provide an effective way for participants to explore such a rich and diverse program, Digital Heritage 2013 built an interactive schedule featuring social networking, a personal agenda builder, dynamic attendee directories, and more. Users can view the schedule in list, grid, and other forms as well as on mobile devices. Continue reading


A 'touch' reading of a partially-faded inscription in the catacombs of St. Alexander on via Nomentana in Rome. Picture by Giorgio Crimi.
EAGLE to make classical European inscriptions accessible

Europeana Professional recently published an interesting article related to Eagle project, a best practice network that brings together the most prominent European institutions and archives in the field of Classical Latin and Greek epigraphy to provide Europeana with a comprehensive collection of unique historical sources which constitute a veritable pillar of European culture. Continue reading


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Xth Annual International Event for Professionals in Cultural Heritage and Advanced Technologies

On the 12-13 November 2013, at the Jerusalem’s Van Leer Institute, is being held the Xth Annual International Event for Professionals in Cultural Heritage and Advanced Technologies. Scholars from all-over-the-world are invited to share their latest projects with the colleagues with a seven-minutes spot-light. Continue reading


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EAGLE project kick-off meeting

On April the 2nd 2013, the Accademia dei Lincei hosted the EAGLE Kick-off Meeting, a very successful event which brought together more than 20 cultural institutions and archives, universities, research centres and innovative SMEs coming from all over Europe, including the director of Europeana Foundation – Jill Cousins – and representatives of Wikimedia Italy. Continue reading


Base of a statue dedicated to the Emperor Septimius Severus  by a group of soldiers in Ostia. Picture by H.G. Kolbe
EAGLE, Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy

The EAGLE BPN represents a community of research institutions documenting the most recent progress in the study of Classical Epigraphy. By aggregating digital content from unique and authoritative collections in its domain, the BPN brings together a significant quantity of information about ancient writings on ancient artifacts to the wide Europeana audience, thereby enhancing the quality of the historical experience and stimulating discovery in primary source materials never disclosed before to users on such a large scale. Continue reading