Digital Humanities is pretty pictures

On the train home from work a few hours ago, I finished the project work I’d started on the commute┬áthis morning.

Neo4J visualisation of the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa
A critical edition of a medieval Armenian text

 

This little beauty is a critical edition of a twelfth-century Armenian text. (Well, of portions of it, anyway.) Once you know how to query it, you can extract anything you like – lists of variants, text of a particular witness, traditional apparatus criticus, stemma visualisation. By the time I’m done, you’ll also be able to extract commentary, indices of names and places, and links to medieval social networks like the Prosopography of the Byzantine World.