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SimpleTCT (Simple Text Comparison Tool)

SimpleTCT is a simplified management environment designed to assist in textual comparison. Users can display the contents of .rtf files, define themes, highlight passages and add personal notes as required. A document may then be exported containing all of the selected passages, organised thematically, situated alongside the relevant notes.

The laments of the philosophers at the tomb of Alexander

On November 6-8, 2012, the 4th international conference of Aliento will be held in Nancy (MSH Lorraine) and Paris (INALCO): Énoncés sapientiels brefs, traductions, traducteurs et contextes culturels et historiques. On that occasion, Ute Pietruschka and Monica Berti will present an attempt to study the possible Greek origin of the so-called “Laments” of the philosophers […]

Humanities in a Digital World

Humanities in a Digital World – Incontro introdotto dal Prof. Gregory R. Crane Università degli Studi di Pisa – Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale (ILC-CNR) Palazzo Boileau, Via Santa Maria 85, Pisa (Aula Magna) – 2 ottobre 2012 Il Prof. Gregory Crane, direttore del Progetto Perseus, presso la Tufts University di Boston, USA, esporrà la propria […]

Version Variation Visualization Project

From Wired a detailed report on the Version Variation Visualization Project and their first prototype Translation Array. A team at Swansea University has developed an online tool that allows researchers to compare multiple translations of Shakespeare at the same time to see how much they vary. The platform can be used for any text, but has been […]

Digital Humanities Postdoc at the University of Houston

From Casey Dué: The University of Houston invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in Digital Humanities beginning January 16, 2013. The position is available for one year and renewable for a second year at the discretion of the University. We welcome candidates who hold (or will hold by January 2013) a Ph.D. in any humanities […]

Homer Multitext Tutorial: Using the Image Citation Tool to “Quote” from an Image of the Venetus A

Students and researchers can use the HMT Image Citation Tool to “quote” from high resolution images of the Venetus A. This tutorial attempts to provide very practical, step-by-step guidance to help new users create and use quotations from these valuable images. To learn more about how and why you might want to use this tool, […]

The banquet of the digital scholars – Humanities Hackathon

Humanities Hackathon on editing Athenaeus and on the Reinvention of the Edition in a Digital Space October 10-12, 2012 Universität Leipzig (ULEI) & Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) Berlin Co-directors: Monica Berti – Marco Büchler – Gregory Crane – Bridget Almas The University of Leipzig will host a hackathon that addresses two basic tasks. On the one […]

How do we quote from an image? The Image Citation Tool

How do we quote from an image? This is the big question at the core of the new tool developed by The Homer Multitext Project.

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