Blog articles relating to publications can be found here.


crellin article‘Vowel quantity and quality in Neo-Punic and Latin inscriptions from Africa and Sardinia’

Robert Crellin

2020. In Aaron Hornkohl and Geoffrey Khan (eds.) Studies in Semitic Vocalisation and Reading Traditions, Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 1-53.

Open access version


9781789250923Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Edited by Philip J. Boyes and Philippa M. Steele

2019. Oxbow. ISBN: 9781789250923

Open Access version (CC BY).


Fig 1small‘Negotiating Imperialism and Resistance in Late Bronze Age Ugarit: The Rise of Alphabetic Cuneiform’

Philip J. Boyes

2019. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 29.2, 185-199

Open Access version


UntitledWriting and Society in Ancient Cyprus

Philippa M. Steele

2018. Cambridge University Press.

Open access version of Chapter 1: The Advent of Literacy on Cyprus



pubs natalia‘Escritura e Identidad: el caso de Pafos’

Natalia Elvira Astoreca

2018. In Balda Baranda, A. and Redondo-Moyano, E. (eds.) Opera Selecta. Estudios sobre el mundo clásico, Vitoria-Gasteiz, 35-43.

Open Access version


pubs 812_0033__A_Unified_Gospel_in_Persian_small‘Introduction to the Persian Harmony of the Gospels’

Robert Crellin

2018. In Hassanabadi, M., Jahani, R. and Jahani, C. (eds.), A Unified Gospel in Persian, Uppsala, vii-xvii

Open access version


code‘Other Pre-Alphabetic Scripts of Greece and Cyprus’

Philippa M. Steele

2017. In Galanakis, Y., Christophilopoulou, A. and Grime, J. (eds.) Codebreakers and Groundbreakers, Cambridge, 43-51

Open Access version


Periploi cover‘Writing ‘systems’: Literacy and the transmission of writing in non-administrative contexts’

Philippa M. Steele

2017. In Jasink, E.M., Weingarten, J. and Ferrara, S. (eds.) Non-scribal Communication Media in the Bronze Age Aegean and Surrounding Areas: The semantics of a-literate and proto-literate media, Periploi 9, Firenze, 81-100.

Open Access version


pubs copenhagen‘Linear A and Linear B: Structural and contextual concerns’

Torsten Meissner & Philippa M. Steele

2017. In Nosch, M-.L. and Landenius Enegren, H. (eds.) Aegean Scripts. Proceedings of the 14th Mycenological Colloquium 2-6 September, Copenhagen 2015, Incunabula Graeca Vol. CV, 1, Rome, 99-114.

Open access version (or here)


Philippa M. Steele & Torsten Meissner

2017. In Steele, P.M. (ed.) Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems, Oxford, 93-110.

Open access version


CREWS project research is all published with open access, in compliance with the regulations of our funding body, the European Research Council (under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, grant no. 677758). We are committed to making our research accessible to all.

The publications listed above are the ones that have already appeared, but we have many more in the pipeline (some in preparation, others under review or in press) and will update this page as they appear.