Day 70 – April 7, 2017

Paper day again. The more time I spend working with the leather artefact and the more I look for parallels, read ancient literature, the bible, and more recent publications, the more tiny peaces I can puzzle together. But still, there are open questions which I cannot answer right now, I simply don´t know enough sncient source material. And I think […]

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Day 8 – January 11, 2017

The transferring of the signs to the InDesign file is finished. Working with PGM VII brought up some interesting new information about the magic signs which might support the assigning of individual instructions in this collection to individual authors (of which these instructions were copied). Number of sources entered today: 2 (Q-0018, Q-0019) Q-0018 P. London 121 / P.gr. CXXI […]

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Weekly Summary: Week #1

The first week was about: designing and building the two databases, one for the signs and the other for the sources; gathering the first set of sources, the Greek ritual manuals and the incidents of magic signs in them (so far 54); testing the data input comfort in terms of optimizing the data entry options and field arranging to reduce […]

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