Website Regnum Francorum Online

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Website Regnum Francorum Online

 

 

Regnum Francorum Online — interactive maps and sources of early medieval Europe 614-840

This is a website about visualizing early medieval Europe 614-840 on maps. Here you will find interactive maps of the Frankish kingdom, activities of Merovingian and Carolingian kings, donations of the nobility and development of the property of monasteries and other institutions. The locations on the map are clickable and connected to quotes from, and references to primary sources and literature. Simply click on a location and discover which sources are available on this site and on the internet for a particular city.

This website

* implements an interface which enable the user to view maps of different aspects of the frankish kingdom 614 to 840. For example, the division of the frankish kingdom 768 between Charlemagne and Carloman, sons of king Pepin the Short
* contains a database of cities, institutions, persons and personal names, connecting them to evidence in, and 50.000 quotes from, primary source-editions. The data is referenced in time and space and plotted on the maps that will appear to the left, and evidence in sources, or references to sources, that will appear in the area to the right. For example, this is a map of the activitity of Pepin (Pippin) the Short 741-768, or a map of the property development of monastery Wissembourg, (Alsace, France), founded around 660. There are information of this kind about more than 11.000 locations in western Europe.
* contains editions of more than 700 source documents in full or part, and finally
* contains a collection of more than 3000 links to additional full-view primary source-editions and literature that are freely available on the internet.

 

Présentation publique :

Johan Ǻhlfeldt (Stockholm):
Vorstellung der Website Regnum Francorum Online

9. November 2010, 19.30 Uhr
Univ. Bonn/IGW, Konviktstr. 11, Großer Übungsraum

Das Internetportal Regnum Francorum Online verknüpft umfangreiches historisches Kartenmaterial mit im WWW frei verfügbaren wissenschaftlichen Ressourcen, wie z. B. Quelleneditionen. Als ein auf Open Source-Basis entwickeltes Projekt ist es auf ständige Erweiterung angelegt und eine Einladung zur konstruktiven Mitarbeit. Johan Åhlfeldt stellt das von ihm ins Leben gerufene Projekt vor und erläutert die zugrundeliegende Technik. Im Anschluß an den Vortrag ist die Möglichkeit gegeben, Fragen zu stellen und Anregungen zur Weiterentwicklung der Website mit dem Vortragenden zu diskutieren.

 

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