Mechanisms of communication in an ancient empire: The correspondence between the king of Assyria and his magnates in the 8th century BC

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2d scanning and photographyData capture
Accessibility analysisStrategy and project management
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
CollatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
DocumentationStrategy and project management
General project managementStrategy and project management
General website developmentData publishing and dissemination
IndexingData analysis
LemmatisationData structuring and enhancement
ParsingData analysis
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
Searching and queryingData analysis
Text encoding - descriptiveData structuring and enhancement
Text encoding - presentationalData structuring and enhancement
Text encoding - referentialData structuring and enhancement
Textual interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Textual interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Use of existing digital dataData capture
Version controlStrategy and project management
Web browser scriptingData publishing and dissemination
Funding sources: 
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Software tools used: 
  • EMACS
  • Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  • Filemaker Pro

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UK HE institutions involved:
University College London
Other institutions involved:
University of Pennsylvania


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Author(s) of recordKaren Radner
TitleMechanisms of communication in an ancient empire: The correspondence between the king of Assyria and his magnates in the 8th century BC
Record created2010-04-27
Record updated2010-06-29 09:51
URL of recordhttp://www.arts-humanities.net/node/3691
Citation of recordKaren Radner: Mechanisms of communication in an ancient empire: The correspondence between the king of Assyria and his magnates in the 8th century BC. <http://www.arts-humanities.net/node/3691> created: 2010-04-27, last updated 2010-06-29 09:51
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