Fifth International Workshop on Computational Latin Dialectology






19–20 March, 2020


Conference Room

MTA Research Institute for Linguistics (RIL)

Benczúr utca 33

1068 Budapest






Thursday, 19 March 2020

9:00 – 9:15
Prószéky, Gábor (Director, RIL, Budapest) and Kiss, Sándor (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)

Chair: Kiss, Sándor (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)

9:15 – 9:50
Adamik, Béla (LRGCLD , RIL, Budapest) – The transformation of the vowel system in Gallic Latin as evidenced in inscriptions, and the problem of the dialectal positioning of Roman Gaul

9:50 – 10:25
Gaspar, Catarina (University of Lisbon) – Fecit curavit: epigraphic formulae and variation in Latin inscriptions

10:25 – 11:00
Cadorini, Giorgio (Masaryk University Brno) – The reconstruction of Proto-Romance by dictionary DÉRom needs Latin dialectology

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

Chair: Németh, György (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)

11:30 – 12:05
Cotugno, Francesca (University of Verona) – Language variation in the Channel zone: comparing religious epigraphy (live virtual presentation)

12:05 – 12:40
Urbanová, Daniela (Masaryk University Brno) – Sic iace[at] / +++ micto in a curse tablet from ancient Centum Prata at Lake Zürich.

12:40 – 13:15
Barta, Andrea (LRGCLD, RIL, Budapest) – Vulgar Latin or koine Greek? Possible interpretations of an inscribed magical amulet

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch break

Chair: Adamik, Béla (LRGCLD, RIL, Budapest)

15.00 – 15.35
Gonda, Attila (LRGCLD, RIL – Eötvös Loránd University Budapest) – Investigation of the ‘posit’ perfect form

15:35 – 16:35 Demonstration of the Computerized Historical Linguistic Database of the Latin Inscriptions of the Imperial Age: new developments – Zsanett Ferenczi MA, IT expert (‘Sipőcz és Ferenczi’ Ltd.) and some case studies of data collection issues –Markéta Melounová PhD, Natália Gachallová MA, Radek Černoch MA, Martin Šmerda MA (Department of Classical Studies, Masaryk University, Brno) and Szilvia Nemes MA (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)

Friday, 20 March 2020

Chair: Adamik, Tamás (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)

9:00 – 9:35
Barchi, Serena (University of Rome La Sapienza – University Roma Tre) – Some remarks on the Latin of the ostraca of Didymoi (live virtual presentation)

9:35 – 10:10
Kunčer Dragana (Institute of History, Belgrade) – On the Latin redundant forms (epigraphic data)

10:10 – 10:45
Honzl, Jiří (Czech Institute of Egyptology – Charles University, Prague) – Latin in Egypt – The linguistic data in a wider context

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

Chair: Ittzés, Máté (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest)

11:15 – 11:50
Tamponi, Lucia (University of Pisa) – Remarks on the formula vixit annis/annorum in Latin funerary inscriptions from Sardinia (live virtual presentation)

11:50 – 12:25
Simon, Zsolt (RIL/HAS, Budapest – Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) – Lat. sāpō and the Germanic word for ‘soap’

12:25 – 13:00
Papini, Alessandro (Ghent University) – Vowel alternations in Latin inscriptions from Rome (250 BC - 150 AD): continuity or change?

13:00 – 13:10
Closing remarks – Bakró-Nagy, Marianne (Department of Historical Linguistics and Uralic Studies, RIL, Budapest) and Adamik, Béla (LRGCLD, RIL, Budapest)

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The Workshop is organized in the framework of the project “
Lendület (‘Momentum’) Research Group for Computational Latin Dialectology” (MTA Research Institute for Linguistics) and of the project National Research, Development and Innovation Office NKFIH No. K 124170 “Computerized Historical Linguistic Database of Latin Inscriptions of the Imperial Age” (to be realized with the collaboration of the Latin Department of the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest).