Issue 1

Editor-in-Chief: Philipp Steinkrüger
Editor: Patrick Sahle
Editorial Board: Alexander Czmiel, Franz Fischer, Ulrike Henny, Markus Schnöpf, Martina Semlak, Georg Vogeler.

Published: June 2014

Carolingian Scholarship and Martianus Capella: The Oldest Commentary Tradition

Carolingian Scholarship and Martianus Capella: The Oldest Commentary Tradition

Carolingian Scholarship and Martianus Capella: The Oldest Commentary Tradition , Mariken Teeuwen et al. (ed.), 2008. http://martianus.huygens.knaw.nl (Last Accessed: 13.04.2014). Reviewed by Franz Fischer (CCeH, University of Cologne). franz.fischer (at) uni-koeln.de || Abstract This paper reviews a semi-diplomatic edition of the oldest gloss commentary on Martianus Capella's De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii , a popular fifth-century encyclopaedic allegory of the seven liberal arts. Based on and including facsimiles of a ninth-century manuscript from Leiden University Library (Vossianus Latinus Folio 48), the edition was produced collaboratively by various specialists....
Codex Sinaiticus

Codex Sinaiticus

Codex Sinaiticus , British Library et al. (ed.), 2008. http://www.codex-sinaiticus.net (Last Accessed: 24.05.2014). Reviewed by Markus Schnöpf (Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften). schnoepf (at) i-d-e.de || Abstract Much effort was put into the digital edition of the Codex Sinaiticus , one of the oldest and most complete Codices of the New Testament. Whereas the material is conserved in four different places, this edition reconstructs a virtual codex, transcribing the text and offering documentary data for easy and deep access to the material. It can be described as a high quality project that aroused great public interest. At the same time, a ...
Leal Conselheiro

Leal Conselheiro

Leal Conselheiro Electronic Edition , João Dionísio (ed.), 2011. http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/IbrAmerTxt.LealConselheiro (Last Accessed: 06.05.2014). Reviewed by Ulrike Henny (Cologne Center for eHumanities, Universität zu Köln). ulrike.henny (at) uni-koeln.de || Abstract The paper reviews the Leal Conselheiro Electronic Edition , the first digital edition of the medieval text Leal Conselheiro , a moral treatise authored by king Edward I of Portugal. The goal of the research project behind the edition, a co-operation between the University of Lisbon and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is to offer a scholarly, critical, and practically useful tex...
Nietzschesource

Nietzschesource

Nietzschesource , Paolo D’Iorio (ed.), 2009. http://www.nietzschesource.org/ (Last Accessed: 25.05.2014). Reviewed by Philipp Steinkrüger (KU LEUVEN). philipp.steinkrueger (at) hiw.kuleuven.be || Abstract This review addresses the digital edition of Nietzsche’s works, Nietzschesource . The project presents a definite step ahead in the history of editions of the works of the 19th century philosopher and writer and offers the best text available to date. Moreover, it includes a growing archive of digital facsimiles of Nietzsche’s manuscripts and thus allows a wide base of scholars to suggest corrections and emendations of the established text. As a digital editio...
Sandrart.net

Sandrart.net

Sandrart.net , Unter der wissenschaftlichen Leitung von Thomas Kirchner und Alessandro Nova, durchgeführt von Anna Schreurs und Thorsten Wübbena, technisch realisiert von Carsten Blüm (ed.), 2012. http://www.sandrart.net/ (Last Accessed: 06.05.2014). Reviewed by Patrick Sahle (Institute for Documentology and Scholarly Editing). sahle (at) uni-koeln.de || Abstract Sandrart.net describes itself as a 'research platform for the history of art and culture of the 17th century'. It is a digital edition of Joachim von Sandrart’s magnum opus, the 'Teutsche Academie', published between 1675 and 1680 in a German and between 1680 and 1684 in a Latin version. Facsimiles and ...

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