Thursday, April 21, 2005


Have you heard about the multi-spectral imaging process? In the Human Achievements section of TIA Daily, Shrikant Rangnekar writes:

Technology Transforms Classical Studies.

Oxford University scientists using infrared technology have succeeded in deciphering papyrus documents found in an ancient garbage dump in Egypt and found a large number of previously unknown or lost works of Sophocles, Euripides, Hesiod, and other classical writers. (, 04/18/05.)

Listen to Noah Adams's interwiev (Secrets of Ancient Papyrus Fragments Revealed) with Dirk Obbink, professor of classics at Oxford University. For more information, compare and contrast the following articles: