Linking and Querying Ancient Texts

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Project team

  • Edinburgh: Mario Antonioletti, Alastair Hume, Mike Jackson
  • King's College London: Tobias Blanke, Gabriel Bodard, Mark Hedges, Shrija Rajbhandari


  • The Linking and Querying Ancient Texts (LAQuAT) project developed a software solution to link up diverse data resources for investigating, integrating and publishing inscriptions and papyri from the antique Greek and Roman world.
  • The project investigated the use of the OGSA-DAI data grid middleware for providing integrated access to legacy data resources (databases and XML) in the humanities, specifically using this material from the classics.
  • Datasets explored in this project included: