A huge library of ancient texts married to a detailed gazetteer, available on this web site and as a free mobile application for iOS and Android smart phones and tablets.
ToposText is honored to be a recipient of a 2016 Digital Humanities Award for Best Public Engagement in promoting appreciation of the humanities using digital tools. Many thanks to the ToposText user community for showing your support by voting for us.
We urge you to take a few minutes on the DH Awards site to explore a world of fine projects nominated, for example Peripleo, the winner in the “Best Data Visualization” category. This is a key part of the Pelagios project, which has been a great help in pushing ToposText’s evolution.
We are proud to report that ToposText is one of 14 nominees for the 2016 Digital Humanities Award in the category “Best Use of Digital Humanities for Public Engagement.”
Please check out this link to see the list of nominees: http://dhawards.org/dhawards2016/voting/
Public voting is open until midnight on February 25, 2017, and we appreciate your vote of confidence in us!
Formal presentation at the Laskaridis Foundation Historical Library on December 7, 2016 at 7 pm. The event will be live-streamed via www.laskaridou.grRead More
Welcome to ToposText!
Through the generosity of the Laskaridis Foundation you have the opportunity to download a labor of love, a thank-offering to Greece, a tool for finding connections between Classical literature and the landscapes that inspired it.
The concept of travel accounts covers all texts and images handed down by travellers, or even non-travellers from Western Europe, who in a printed document or manuscript related their experience, knowledge or vision of travelling in the area of the Mediterranean and Southeastern Europe or who described the area in their work, from the 15th to the 20th century. Thus, the notion of travellers includes scholars such as...Read More