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Digital Classical Philology

Ancient Greek and Latin in the Digital Revolution

Ed. by Berti, Monica

Series:Age of Access? Grundfragen der Informationsgesellschaft 10

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Publication Date:
August 2019
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978-3-11-059678-6
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Historical Fragmentary Texts in the Digital Age

Berti, Monica

Abstract

This paper describes how the digital revolution is changing the way scholars access, analyze, and represent historical fragmentary texts, with a focus on traces of quotations and text reuses of ancient Greek and Latin sources. The contribution presents two different projects: 1) the Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (DFHG), which is a digital collection of ancient Greek fragmentary historians enriched with functionalities for accessing and analyzing their texts; 2) the Digital Athenaeus, which provides experimental tools for reading the text of the Deipnosophists of Athenaeus of Naucratis and getting information about citations of authors and works that are preserved in it.

Citation Information

Monica Berti (2019). Historical Fragmentary Texts in the Digital Age. In Monica Berti (Editor), Digital Classical Philology: Ancient Greek and Latin in the Digital Revolution (pp. 257–276). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110599572-015

Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110599572

Online ISBN: 9783110599572

© 2019 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Munich/Boston. BY-NC-ND 4.0 This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

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