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Abbreviationes Online

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Vendor:
Dr. Olaf Pluta
Producer:
Dr. Olaf Pluta
Coverage:
From the 8th century up to and including the 15th century


Abbreviationes identifies abbreviations used in medieval Latin manuscripts ("Latin paleography"). The manuscripts come from "libraries throughout Europe – from Catania in the South, Uppsala in the North, Coimbra in the West to St. Petersburg in the East. It includes large collections such as the manuscripts held by the Vatican Library or the libraries at Oxford and Paris as well as many smaller collections. Major collections in the United States, such as the manuscripts held by the Morgan Library (New York City, New York) and the Huntington Library (San Marino, California), are also included."

The entries in the database cover the period from the 8th century up to and including the 15th century.

You can view the abbreviations and their meanings in three ways:
list - plain text
detail view - graphic, text and source
table view - graphic, text and source

The graphics display the abbreviation in actual script.

Number of Users:
unlimited
Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Resource Advocate:
Savonius-Wroth, Celestina
SFX Source:
No
Federated Search:
No

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Medieval Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • History
  • Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design

Library of Congress Subjects:

Abbreviations, Latin -- Dictionaries.
Paleography, Latin -- Dictionaries.