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The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language. The DOE covers eight of the 22 letters in the Old English alphabet and currently there are 12,568 headwords included online.
The Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus is an online database consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text. In some cases, more than one copy is included, if it is significant because of dialect or date. The DOE Web Corpus represents over three million words of Old English and fewer than a million words of Latin.
"The Oxford Dictionary of Art is the unrivalled one-volume guide to the art of the Western world. It provides a careful balance of fact and critical appraisal, ranging across painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts from classical times to the present. Almost 3,500 entries provide the reader with readily accessible information, written in succinct and readable prose, about styles, techniques, collections, artists, and critics. Ideal for students, picture researchers, and art lovers in general."--Jacket.
This dictionary traces word usage from first recorded appearance to the present, offering examples from recognizable sources, etymological analysis, variant spellings, and pronunciations. Includes over twenty volumes.
Presents citations and images for over 125,000 works from such sources as Pollard & Redgrave's Short Title Catalog (1475-1640), Wing's short-title catalog (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).
The Digital Scriptorium is based out of Berkeley. It contains, "medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research." It pools resources from some of the top libraries, including: Columbia, Harvard, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, and others.
Compiled by Richard Hacken at Brigham Young University, History of Medieval & Renaissance Europe: Primary Documents is an excellent collection of primary documents in multiple languages. A must for the Medieval researcher.
This project, of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, is to create digital images of Irish manuscripts, and to make these images - together with relevant commentary - accessible on the world-wide web.
The Abbey Library of St. Gall, with its 2,100 manuscripts, is among the oldest and most significant manuscript libraries in the world. Half of the manuscripts, or codices, were produced in the middle ages, with about 400 volumes produced before the year 1000 A.D. The goal of the "Codices Electronici Sangallenses" (Digital Library of St. Gall) project is to provide access to medieval and selected early modern manuscripts held by the Abbey Library of St. Gall via a virtual library.