Origins, funding and future development of AIO

This website was created by Stephen Lambert and launched in 2012 with translations of the 281 inscribed laws and decrees of Athens dating to 352/1-322/1 BC (IG II3 1, 292-572). Gradually, more translations are being added, together with more information about the inscriptions, explanatory notes, and supporting academic papers (AIO Papers). Our aim is eventually to include all the inscriptions of Athens and Attica (over 20,000 in total). At the same time the design of the site is continuously being developed. In 2015/6 this has included integration of AIO with other online resources - Greek texts, images, mapping (Pleiades) and persons databases (LGPN) - in collaboration with international partners in project TIGLIO. "The Publication of Attic Inscriptions: Problems, Priorities and Prospects" presented an overview of the AIO project on 31 October 2015 (available via

AIO is delighted to acknowledge financial support from Cardiff University's School of History, Archaeology and Religion; the Department of History and Art History of Utrecht University; the Humboldt Foundation; and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. AIO is affiliated to the Europeana Eagle Project.