Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE): (open access)

The Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE) is an ongoing project that makes available both textual and contextual data of book epigrams - also known as “metrical paratexts” - from medieval Greek manuscripts dating up to the fifteenth century. We
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   Dear colleagues and friends, weareexcitedtoreleaseanewversionoftheDatabaseofByzantineBookEpigrams(DBBE, hosted at Ghent University), freely accessible at   . ThankstothegeneroussupportoftheSpecialResearchFundofGhentUniversity,DBBEhas   beencompletelyredesignedoverthepasttwoyears,inclosecollaborationwiththe   Database, DocumentandContentManagementresearchgroupofthe   FacultyofEngineeringofGhent University and with the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities. ThecorpusofByzantinemetricalparatextscollectedinourDatabasehasbeenconsistently enlarged,throughthesystematicconsultationofmanuscriptsandrelevantsecondary literature,anditnowcountssome10700singleepigrams,over7000ofwhicharetheresult offirst-handinspectionof(repr oductionsof)manuscripts.Incomparisonwiththeprevious  versionofDBBE,ourusersareofferedthepossibilitytonavigatemoreeasilythroughthe differentrecords,whicharemuchbetterlinkedtoeachother.ThesearchfunctionofGreek  text has been refined and provides users with more accurate results. Whilethedistinctionbetween   Occurrences   (uniqueepigramsastobefoundinmanuscripts) and   Types(normalisedtextsofsimilaroccurrences)hasbeenretained,anewwaytogroup epigramshasbeenintroduced:theVerseVariantsrecords.Thesepagesdisplayaclear  overviewoftheparallelsanddeviationsofsingleverselines.TheVerseVariantsare accessible by clicking on single epigram verse lines. ThemainscopeofDBBEiscollectingByzantinebookepigramsandofferingtheirtextsto thescholarlycommunity.However,weareaimingtomakeavailablecontextualdataaswell, andhavepaidmajorattentiontotheimprovementofinformationon   Manuscriptand   Persons. The Bibliography   section has been adjusted and it now includes a search path. We gladly refer to our Help page   and Search Tricks and Tips page for more information. WeencourageuserstoexplorethenewfeaturesofDBBEandareeagertowelcometheir  comments and feedback at  For the whole DBBE team, Floris Bernard Julián Bértola Julie Boeten Cristina Cocola Sien De Groot Kristoffel Demoen Pieterjan De Potter Ilse De Vos Rachele Ricceri Anne-Sophie Rouckhout
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