Vergilius pictus digitalis -- über ein Fachwissenschaft und Bibliothek verbindendes Projekt der Jahre 2004 bis 2008

Suerbaum, Werner; Ikas, Wolfgang-Valentin; Groß, Matthias
June 2009
Bibliotheksdienst;2009, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p579
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The article presents information about a library science project run between 2004 and 2008 in Germany. The project was centered on the digitization of the ancient Roman poem "The Aeneid" in editions published between 1502 and 1840, especially in editions containing at least one illustration of the text.


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