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Altägyptisches Wörterbuch

The aim of the Academic Project "Altägyptisches Wörterbuch" is to create a lexical database containing a corpus of Egyptian texts from the Pharaonic period. This lexical database will provide a new research tool for Egyptology, enabling Egyptian texts to be made available in electronic form and allowing navigation and combined searches in the database, and will provide an overview of a constantly…

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Bibliotheca Arabica. Towards a New History of Arabic Literature

With its scope and diverse subject matter, Arabic literature is one of the richest in the world. Beginning in the 7th century CE, it blossomed within a civilization characterized by a vast network of cultural traditions and ties that were shaped by Islam. Like the Akkadian and Chinese literatures, Arabic literature is an ancient and erudite archive of knowledge. Until well into the 19th century,…

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Briefe und Akten zur Kirchenpolitik Friedrichs des Weisen und Johanns des Beständigen 1513 bis 1532. Reformation im Kontext frühneuzeitlicher Staatswerdung

The brothers, Frederick and John of Saxony, were key figures in the early history of the Reformation. Frederick the Wise holds an established place in historiography as the founder of the University of Wittenberg and as Luther’s protector. His younger brother John the Constant is virtually unknown in comparison, although he was decisively influential in promoting the Evangelical cause at the…

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Das Sächsisch-Magdeburgische Recht als kulturelles Bindeglied zwischen den Rechtsordnungen Ost- und Mitteleuropas

In addition to Roman and canonical law, the Sachsenspiegel (reported in the Eastern Harz foreland between 1220 and 1235) and the famous town charter of Magdeburg (developed in the town of Magdeburg and decisively shaped by the spellings of the local court chair between the 13th and 15th centuries) form the common foundations of Central and Eastern European legal systems. Simultaneously with the…

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Deutsch-Slawische Forschungen zur Namenskunde und Siedlungsgeschichte

The work on the proper names (mainly place, field and family names) of Saxony and neighbouring areas began in the early 1950s under the direction of Rudolf Fischer and Theodor Frings, who also founded the book series "Deutsch-Slawische Forschungen zur Namenskunde und Siedlungsgeschichte". So far, the most important result of the editing of the extensive name material are the 38 volumes of the…

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Edition des Briefwechsels von Johann Christoph Gottsched

The project “Edition of the Exchange of Letters by Johann Christoph Gottsched” started its work in 2000 and aims to record and publish all the letters handed down from and to Gottsched (approx. 6,000 letters, full text edition in chronological order). The letters to and from Gottsched’s wife Luise Adelgunde Victorie are also taken into account. 

Gottsched’s correspondence is one of the most…

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Europäische Traditionen – Enzyklopädie jüdischer Kulturen

The aim of the project of the Saxon Academy of Sciences “Europäische Traditionen - Enzyklopädie jüdischer Kulturen” is the development and conceptual penetration of Jewish life worlds in Europe from the early modern period to the middle of the 20th century. It is based on the “Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture”. Completed in 2017, the work, which contains around 800 articles in seven…

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Forschungsportal BACH. Innovative Dokumentation der Lebens- und Wirkungsgeschichte der Musikerfamilie Bach von den Anfängen bis 1810. Feldforschung - Online-Edition - Digitales Archiv

Over a period of 25 years, the „BACH Research Portal“ will for the first time index all the available archive sources on the entire Bach family of musicians in digital form and make them publicly accessible. This will be done using the latest digital humanities methods. This project of the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig is based at the Leipzig Bach Archive.

From the family’s…

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Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi: Briefwechsel. Text – Kommentar – Wörterbuch

The exchange of letters between the philosopher, poet, writer and economic reformer Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743–1819) has a unique significance for the understanding of the era of Classical German Philosophy – both because of its philosophical orientation, which reflects the discourse of the era in its entire breadth and diversity, and also because of the circle of pen pals. Jacobi’s…

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Gelehrte Journale und Zeitungen als Netzwerke des Wissens im Zeitalter der Aufklärung

The aim of the project “Gelehrte Journale und Zeitungen als Netzwerke des Wissens im Zeitalter der Aufklärung”, running since 2011, consists in indexing the major representatives of interdisciplinary polyhistoric German-language periodicals and making them accessible as digital copies. The long-term research project of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences, carried out in Göttingen, Leipzig and…

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Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik

The project is supervised by the Commission "Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Naturwissenschaften/ Mathematik/ Technik)". The aim of the project is to develop historical statements about the chronological and disciplinary structures in mathematics and physics as well as to summarize the results of work from biographical and bibliographical aspects. Furthermore, an electronic database on the history of the…

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Goethe-Wörterbuch

The „Goethe-Wörterbuch“ is a dictionary that analyses the use of words in the texts of a single author, presenting Goethe’s entire vocabulary in alphabetical order. On the basis of approximately three million archive slips on about 90.000 headwords, it displays their multiple usage in systematically structured entries, with selected quotations to verify and illustrate the differentiated meanings.…

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Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte

The task of the project is to compile the German and foreign-language new publications on all subject areas of German history on the basis of the autopsy principle as completely as possible and to make them accessible in form and content. The reporting period covers the period from the birth of Christ to the present day. It covers the entire range of scientific publications such as monographs,…

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Leipziger Ausgabe der Werke von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

The Leipzig edition of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s works is intended to make all accessible compositions, letters and writings as well as all other documents of his artistic work available to the public in a scientifically appropriate form. As a historical-critical edition, it aims to serve research and musical practice in equal measure. The issue is published in 13 series. Approximately 80…

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Monumenta Germaniae Historica. Edition der Sachsenspiegelglosse

The Sachsenspiegel, written around 1225 by Eike von Repchow, is the most important and perhaps also the oldest comprehensive German legal book. This private record of the law in force at the beginning of the 13th century was widely distributed in a relatively short period of time, to which its scientific treatment in the form of explanatory notes (glosses) based on the Italian model soon…

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Neue Bach-Ausgabe

The aim of the project is a historical-critical new edition of all works by Johann Sebastian Bach. This will replace the old Bach-Gesamtausgabe from 1851-1900. The latter had proved to be in urgent need of revision, especially in its source-critical part, but also in its arbitrary selection of certain versions.

The New Bach Edition (NBA) is an urtext edition; it is intended to provide scholars…

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Old High German Dictionary. Thesaurus

The Old High German Dictionary (Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch) fully describes the vocabulary of the earliest stage of the German language, supported by illustrative citations from corpus material. Designed to be edited in ten volumes, it provides a comprehensive analysis of the entire lexical material preserved in texts, glosses, and glossaries, covering a period of eight centuries from the…

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