The geography of the Marmor Parium

Annotation and visualization of place names in the Parian Marble

The text of the Parian Marble cites many place names related to the events described in the chronicle. 258 places have been annotated with Recogito, which is an online platform for collaborative document annotation maintained by Pelagios Commons.

Annotated places are accompanied by Pleiades URIs and geographic coordinates. Data and statistics are freely available and downloadable. The Recogito map embedded below allows to visualize the geography of the Parian Marble. By clicking on the change base layer, places can be visualized on four maps (Empty Basemap, Ancient Places, Modern Places, Aerial):


onomastics and prosopography

Extraction and annotation of personal names in the Parian Marble


Representation of chronological expressions in the Parian Marble


Annotation of linguistic expressions in the Parian Marble


High resolution images and drawings of the Parian Marble


Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) of the Parian Marble