I know I mainly keep to German topics, but this was just too cool not to share. There’s a project out of the Netherlands called the Medieval Memoria Online (MeMO) to “help scholars in carrying out research into memoria during the period up to the Reformation (c. 1580) in the area that is the present-day country of the Netherlands.“
To assist memoria scholars MeMO has therefore catalogued the following different types of sources:
- memorial registers
- narrative sources regarding medieval memorial practices
- memorial images
- tomb monuments and tomb slabs
These sources have been described in great detail in two databases that will be part of the online application; one concerning the written texts and one concerning the objects. In addition, the application will also contain a database with basic information on the institutions from which the described sources originate.
The project is not finished yet, hopefully in 2013, but some of the work is already online. Click on the banner images to access the separate research areas.
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