Second International Workshop on Computational Latin Dialectology



March 30–31, 2017



Conference Room

Research Institute for Linguistics (RIL), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS)

Benczúr utca 33.

1068 Budapest





Thursday, March, 30, 2017

9.00 - 9.10

Ritoók, Zsigmond (Ordinary Member of HAS, Budapest) and Adamik, Béla (LRGCLD
[1], RIL/HAS, Budapest)


Chair: Kiss, Sándor (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)


9.10 – 9.50

Adamik, Béla (LRGCLD, RIL/HAS, Budapest) – The problem of the omission of word final -s as evidenced in the inscriptions of the imperial period


9.50 – 10.30

Tantimonaco, Silvia (Universitat de Barcelona) – Remarks on the Vulgar Latin Nominal System of Lusitania


10.30 – 11.10

Gaspar, Catarina (Universidade de Lisboa) - Maritus/marita: some notes on the dialectal variation per lexical choices


11.10 – 11.30 Coffee break



Chair: Cser, András (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)


11.30 – 12.10

Simon, Zsolt (RIL/HAS, Budapest – Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) - Celtic influence on Pannonian Latin? A Critical Overview


12.10 – 12.50

Papini, Alessandro (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”) – The Graphic Oscillation between O and U in Italian Latin Epigraphy of the Late Republican age. A Preliminary Investigation


12.50 –14.00 Lunch break



14.00 – 15.30 Introduction to the Computerized Historical Linguistic Database of the Latin Inscriptions of the Imperial Age - How does it work? Some case studies of data collection issues - Adamik, Béla (LRGCLD, RIL/HAS, Budapest) in active collaboration with the data collectors Markéta Melounová PhD, Natália Gachallová MA, Pavel Ševčík MA, Tereza Ševčíková MA, Radek Černoch MA and Tomáš Weissar BA  from the Department of Classical Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno.



Friday, March 31, 2017



Chair: Adamik, Tamás (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)


9.00 – 9.40

Barta, Andrea (LRGCLD, RIL/HAS, Budapest) – The Siscia Curse Tablet from a Linguistic Point of View. A New Autopsy


9.40 – 10.20

Cotugno, Francesca (Università di Pisa – Universiteit Gent) – A multidisciplinary analysis of non-literary Latin texts from Britain

10.20 – 11.00

Urbanová, Daniela (Masaryk University Brno) – Local Vulgar-Latin Elements in Curse Tablets, with special attention to the Northern Provinces of the Roman Empire


11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break



Chair: Balázs, Déri (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)


11.20 – 12.00

Gonda, Attila (LRGCLD, RIL/HAS - Eötvös Loránd University Budapest) – Changes in the consonant system and verbal system of Pannonia, Dalmatia and Venetia et Histria


12.00 – 12.40

Zelenai, Nóra (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest) - The variants of the se vivo fecit expression found on latin language inscriptions


12.40 – 12.50

Closing remarks - Adamik, Béla (LRGCLD, RIL/HAS, Budapest)

Please find the programme with abstracts here.


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This Workshop has been organized in the framework of the project entitled “Lendület (‘Momentum’) Research Group for Computational Latin Dialectology” (Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, cf. and of the project OTKA (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund) No. K 108399 entitled Computerized Historical Linguistic Database of Latin Inscriptions of the Imperial Age” (Eötvös Loránd University  Budapest, cf.


[1] LRGCLD = Lendület Research Group for Computational Latin Dialectology