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Arabus et Latinus

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Two Latin paleographers hired

The project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus appointed two 50% Latin paleographers, who will transcribe Latin Ptolemaic texts. The two new members of the team are Dr. Monika Isépy (LMU Munich) for the period July-December 2014 and Dr. Irina Galynina (Freiburg) for the period October 2014-September 2016.