This online edition of the Vindolanda writing
tablets, excavated from the Roman fort at Vindolanda in northern
England, includes the following elements:
- a searchable online edition of the tablets (volumes I and II)
- an introduction to the tablets and their context
- a guide to aspects of the tablets’ content
- navigation and using the site
Also available are highlights from
The website is part of the Script, Image and the Culture of Writing in the Ancient World programme, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It is a collaborative project between the Centre
for the Study of Ancient Documents and the Academic
Computing Development Team, Oxford University.
Scholarly publications should refer to this site as:
Vindolanda Tablets Online http://vindolanda.csad.ox.ac.uk/
Editions of individual tablets may be cited in the form http://vindolanda.csad.ox.ac.uk/TVII-291 (Tab. Vindol. II 291)
This online edition is limited to the tablets published in Tabulae Vindolandenses vols. I and II. A separate website, vto2.classics.ox.ac.uk, developed by Dr Henriette Roued-Cunliffe, includes the tablets published in vol. III as well as the earlier publications, and offers a variety of enhanced methods of searching the corpus.
Feedback: if you are using Vindolanda Tablets Online for teaching,
research or general interest, please send us your comments
on the site.