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This online edition of the Vindolanda writing tablets, excavated from the Roman fort at Vindolanda in northern England, includes the following elements:

Tablets - a searchable online edition of the tablets (volumes I and II)

Exhibition - an introduction to the tablets and their context

Reference - a guide to aspects of the tablets’ content

Help - navigation and using the site


Also available are highlights from the tablets.


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

Editions of individual tablets may be cited in the form (Tab. Vindol. II 291)


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