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Altägyptische Kursivschriften. Digitale Paläographie und systematische Analyse des Hieratischen und der Kursivhieroglyphen

The subject of the interdisciplinary project, which combines egyptological research with methods from computer philology, consists of the ancient Egyptian scripts called Hieratic and cursive hieroglyphic script, both having been used alongside monumental hieroglyphic script for over 3000 years. The inventory of signs taken from selected texts is systematically and digitally recorded with different…

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Bernd Alois Zimmermann-Gesamtausgabe. Historisch-kritische Ausgabe seiner Werke, Schriften und Briefe

The project “Bernd Alois Zimmermann-Gesamtausgabe, Historisch-kritische Ausgabe seiner Werke, Schriften und Briefe”, jointly sponsored by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz, is the first musicological edition project for music after 1945.

The project, which was developed in close cooperation with the music archive of the…

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Buber-Korrespondenzen Digital. Das Dialogische Prinzip in Martin Bubers Gelehrten- und Intellektuellennetzwerken im 20. Jahrhundert

Martin Buber (1878-1965) is arguably the most significant and still internationally influential thinker of the modern German-Jewish cultural and intellectual world, »alongside Einstein and Freud [...] one of the best-known Jews of the twentieth century«. In addition to Buber's writings in his diverse spheres of activity, it is in particular the correspondence (approx. 40,000 letters) with almost…

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Burchards Dekret Digital. Arbeitsplattform zu Texterschließung und Wirkungsgeschichte früh- und hochmittelalterlicher Rechtskulturen

Ecclesiastical law had a lasting influence on Western and Central Europe until the 20th century and contributed fundamentally to the emergence of common European legal foundations. The ways in which these influences were transmitted are manifold and go back a long way. For it was not only since the 12th century - as is often claimed - that Europe developed into a unified area in many respects in…

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Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland. Erfassung, Analyse und digitale Publikation der architekturgebundenen Malerei auf dem Gebiet der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ca. 1550–1800)

Ceiling and mural paintings are constitutive elements in the design of baroque interiors. Unlike all other forms of pictorial art, these truly three-dimensional artistic media define early modern architecture literally from above, through colourful and complex iconographic programmes: in ecclesiastical as well as secular environments, in residential palaces and ceremonial halls, churches and…

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Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel

For the study of the Minoan-Mycenaean culture, the gems and imprints on ancient clay seals with their often figurative representations are a primary source. As they are kept scattered in numerous museums and collections in Europe and America, Friedrich Matz founded the Corpus of Minoan and Mycenaean Seals in 1958. Today, the archives of the Marburg office contain about 100,000 negatives, 10,000…

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Corpus der prähistorischen Bronzefunde

In the project "Prehistoric Bronze Finds" (PBF), which has been funded by the German Research Foundation since 1966 and passed into the care of the Academy at the beginning of 2002, the Copper, Bronze and Early Iron Age finds from the end of the 4th to the middle of the 1st millennium B.C. from Central Europe and its mainly eastern peripheral regions, as far as they consist of copper or bronze,…

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Das Corpus der hethitischen Festrituale. Staatliche Verwaltung des Kultwesens im spätbronzezeitlichen Anatolien

The festival texts are the most extensive but also the least investigated group of cuneiform texts from Hittite Anatolia. At the same time, among the ancient Near Eastern cultures, they also offer a uniquely dense documentation of the cult system and its state administration. The aim of the project is an editorial reconstruction of the corpus, accessible in the form of web-based text editions.…

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Deutsche Inschriften des Mittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit

Medieval and early modern inscriptions crafted before 1650, in Latin and German language, situated in German-speaking areas are at the heart of this project. Inscriptions are significant and unique historical sources because they are often preserved in an authentic state and in their original setting. For the premodern era, script which was affixed to stone, wood, metal, glass as well as textiles…

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Die Schule von Salamanca. Eine digitale Quellensammlung und ein Wörterbuch ihrer juristisch-politischen Sprache

The School of Salamanca or “Spanish late scholasticism” of the 16th and early 17th centuries is one of the most influential epochs of early modern European thought because of its importance for jurisprudence and political philosophy. The project has two objectives: Firstly, to digitally record and present the central texts of the “School of Salamanca” in an overall corpus that follows uniform…

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Digitales Familiennamenwörterbuch Deutschlands

At the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz and in cooperation with the Technical University of Darmstadt, a digital dictionary of surnames is being developed. For the first time, this dictionary records all currently existing family names Germany (also foreign names) lexicographically, maps them and etymologizes them with the help of maps.

Previous dictionaries of surnames record only a…

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disiecta membra. Stone Architecture and Urbanism in Roman Germany

Roman stone architecture represents a unique treasure of cultural heritage that gives evidence of early forms of sustainable urbanity in Germany. However, most of it has survived as dislocated building elements (disiecta membra), whose existence so far has hardly been known, let alone published. The academy project therefore serves to index, link and evaluate this corpus of material (approx.…

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Edition und Bearbeitung byzantinischer Rechtsquellen

The Middle Ages were shaped by the separation in a Latin west and a Greek east, which still has an impact today. It also affected the law. The Justinian Corpus luris Civilis, which was almost forgotten over centuries in the west, was repeatedly translated into Greek in the law-courses in the sixth century. It remained present as basis for the rich and diverse legal literature of the Eastern Roman…

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Erfassung und Auswertung deutschsprachiger Leichenpredigten der frühen Neuzeit

Printed funeral sermons of the two centuries between 1550 and 1750 have gained decisive importance for research into the early modern period beyond their original function as funeral sermons of the Protestant upper and middle classes. The aim of the project is to catalogue the funeral sermon collections of the early modern period and to evaluate them as a source for cultural and social history,…

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Erich Wolfgang Korngold Werkausgabe

The project „Erich Wolfgang Korngold Werkausgabe (EWK-WA)” jointly supported by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz, is the third musicological edition project on a 20th century composer within the academy programme.

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957) represents the musical history of modernism in all its diversity, but also…

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Europäische Religionsfrieden Digital

One of the great challenges facing Europe in the 21st century is to enable the peaceful coexistence of religions. The constructive handling of religious and confessional plurality is a task that has accompanied the history of Europe since its beginnings. The emergence of religious peace settlements from the 16th century onward pointed the way for all modern developments. They represent an…

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Fundmünzen der Antike

The project identifies, records, edits and evaluates coin finds from antiquity. It thus lays the foundation for the historical analysis of this important source material. In view of the mass of finds from the entire ancient Mediterranean region and the neighbouring areas as well as the period under investigation from the 7th century BC to the 9th century AD - in the east until the end of the…

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Georg Büchner: Sämtliche Werke und Schriften

This project aims to edit all of Büchner's surviving writings – including excerpts – in an critical manner based on the manuscripts or first editions, and will be published by the Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Darmstadt. The documentary material on the genesis of his writings as well as on his life and early repception is completly reproduced. Further focal points are the documentation of the…

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Gluck-Gesamtausgabe

The project’s aim is to present Gluck’s complete works in a critical historical edition for science and musical practice. These include the notated music with its text-critical annotation and extensive information about the work history and the contemporary reception; likewise facsimiles of the textbooks are printed in the respective volume. Gluck’s oeuvre, rarely maintained in the autograph,…

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