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09/24/17 “Manuscripts as Data” @Heidelberg DH Summer School

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On 09/24/17, Syriaca.org General Editor David Michelson will present on “Manuscripts as Data” as part of the “1st Summer School of Digital Humanities: Distant Reading – Potentials and Applications” held at Heidelberg University.

The presentation is available here.

Links and projects mentioned in the talk are listed below for reference of those attending the presentation. An additional list of the illustrations used in the presentation is also appended at the bottom.


“Campā Inscriptions ” http://isaw.nyu.edu/publications/inscriptions/campa/index.html “Sanskrit Manuscripts Project.” http://sanskrit.lib.cam.ac.uk/ “International Dunhuang Project.” http://idp.bl.uk/ “HMML Returns to Mali to Digitize Manuscripts from Timbuktu Library.” HMML. http://www.hmml.org/1/post/2013/12/hmml-returns-to-mali-to-digitize-manuscripts-from-timbuktu-library.html “Ethiopia Study Center at HMML.” HMML. http://www.hmml.org/ethiopia-study-center.html Michelson, David Allen. “Mixed Up by Time and Chance? Using Digital Methods to ‘Re-Orient’ the Syriac Religious Literature of Late Antiquity.” The Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture 5, no. 1 (May 3, 2016): 136–82. https://www.jrmdc.com/journal/article/view/80 “The Digital Walters – Digitized Walters Manuscripts.” http://www.thedigitalwalters.org/01_ACCESS_WALTERS_MANUSCRIPTS.html “HMML’s Global Work.” HMML. http://www.hmml.org/our-global-work.html “Gallica.” http://gallica.bnf.fr/html/und/manuscrits/manuscrits “Manuscript Reading Room (Library of Congress).” https://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/ “Digital Public Library of America.” https://dp.la/ “Digitised Manuscripts.” https://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/ “Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek – Kultur Und Wissen Online.” https://www.deutsche-digitale-bibliothek.de/ “DCMI: Home.” http://dublincore.org/ “EAD: Encoded Archival Description (EAD Official Site, Library of Congress).” https://www.loc.gov/ead/ “TEI: Guidelines.” http://www.tei-c.org/Guidelines/ “Fihrist – About.” http://www.fihrist.org.uk/about “E-Codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland.” http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/about/metadata “Handschriftencensus.” http://www.handschriftencensus.de/ “Handschriftenkataloge Online.” http://bilder.manuscripta-mediaevalia.de/hs//kataloge-online.htm “Biblissima.” http://www.biblissima-condorcet.fr “Papyri.info.” http://papyri.info/ “EAGLE Portal |.” https://www.eagle-network.eu/ “T‑PEN.” http://www.t-pen.org “DFG-Viewer: DFG-Viewer.” https://dfg-viewer.de/ “Trismegistos.” http://www.trismegistos.org/ “FAQs | Pelagios Commons.” http://commons.pelagios.org/faqs/ “Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts.” https://sdbm.library.upenn.edu/ “Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal.” http://syriaca.org/ “Europeana Collections.” Europeana Collections. http://www.europeana.eu/portal/?locale=en “MESA.” http://www.mesa-medieval.org/ Turnator, Ece, Alexandra Bolintineanu, Tamsyn Rose-Steel, Bridget Whearty, and Michael Widner. “Summary of the Proceedings of the ‘Linking the Middle Ages’ Workshop (May 11-12) at the University of Texas at Austin,” July 6, 2015. doi:10.15781/T2MW2C https://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/handle/2152/30220?show=full


Tavernier, Jean Le. Portrait of Jean Miélot, after 1456. Bibliothèque nationale de France. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Escribano.jpg.
Unknown. Cassiodor in Vivarium, Codex Amiatinus. Nach Häufiger Interpretation Basiert Das Bilde Auf Einer Vorlage Aus Vivarium Die Cassiodor Zeigte. Codex Amiatinus, “Esra Arbeitet an Der Bibel”. Anfang 8. Jahrhundert., September 15, 2009. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cassiodor_in_Vivarium.jpg#metadata.
“Model of XML Encoding for Syriac Manuscripts.” https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/exhibits/show/syriaca/item/2562.
Rabulla Gospels Canon Table. Public Domain. Reproduced from “Evangeliarii Syriaci · Gallery.” https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/exhibits/show/syriaca/item/2561.

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