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Short Guide to Prosopography


Directory of Prosopographical Research


Prosopon Journal

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Some of the links mentioned below are also found in the Directory of Prosopographical Research webpage. If you are looking for the institutional and private prosopographical projects (both completed and in progress) or prosopographers please consult our Directory of Prosopographical Research webpage. If you would like to add your webpage please email us.

Atelier de Prosopographie
Universite de Nancy 2

Center for Biography Research
European University at St. Petersburg

Clergy of the Church of England Database

CPL database
(College of Physicians of London and Irregular Medical Practitioners 1550-1640 by Margaret Pelling)

Databases of Historical Sources: Principles of Good Design
(Mark Merry, HDS, Essex)

Digitization of Ancient Documents
(CSAD, Oxford )

Early Medieval Coin Find Project
(Cambridge )

Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae
Institute of Historical Research, London

Florentine Catasto of 1427 online

Fontes Anglo-Saxoni
(English Faculty)

Hagiography Database of the 8th - 10th Century
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington , D.C.

History of Parliament

Netwek Interferenzonomastik/Network for Intercultural Onomastics

Monastic Matrix
University of Southern California

Oxyrhynchus papyri

Prosopographia Imperii Romani

Prosopographia Ptolemaica

Prosopographie der mittel-byzantinischen Zeit

Prosopographie des Chantres de la Renaissance

Prosopography of Middle-Byzantine Period (Prosopographie der mittel-byzantinischen Zeit)

Prosopography of the Byzantine World

The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

The Great Britain Historical GIS Project
(Portsmouth )

The Lexicon of Greek Personal Names Project

The Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
(University of Helsinki)

Wilfred Owen Multimedia Digital Archive
(HCU, Oxford)


A Companion to Digital Humanities (2004)

Downloadable trial version and full tutorial of UCINET


Introduction to Filemaker Pro

Online tutorial in SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science)

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The compilers were Dr Katharine S. B. Keats-Rohan with the assistance of Dr Olga Borymchuk and Jacquelyn Fernholz.