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Estoria DIgiTal

First Annual EDIT Colloquium

Primer Congreso Anual EDIT

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Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2014


The EDIT project, led by Dr Aengus Ward (University of Birmingham), aims to create a virtual space for the Estoria de Espanna with the long-term aim of producing an electronic edition of this important chronicle. There will be four annual colloquia during the project and the first one will be held at the University of Birmingham on the 10th and 11th of april of 2014.



Thursday, 10th April

10.30 Welcome

  • General introduction, Aengus Ward
  • Impact of the project, Fiona Maguire

12.30 Lunch

2.00 Estoria de Espanna Transcription and Encoding Workshop

This workshop will demonstrate the transcription system for the project and will show how the transcriptions are carried out within Textual Communities. 

At the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to produce their own transcriptions and would test, first hand, the Estoria de Espanna transcription system.

We will cover:
1. The transcription system:
1.1 Developing the transcription and encoding system for the Estoria de Espanna
1.2 Marking up to display different texts
1.3 Marking up variation within a single manuscript
2. Using Textual Communities:
2.1 What is Textual Communities
2.2 Working with Textual Communities
2.3 Creating an account in Textual Communities
2.4 Joining the project
2.5 Transcribing, saving, committing
3. Crowdsourcing
3.1 Why crowdsourcing can help us with this (and other projects)
3.2 How you might contribute to Estoria de Espanna (without having to carry out transcriptions yourself)

Friday, 11th April

10.00 Manolo Hijano Villegas: "La Estoria de España en sus hipertextos: el manuscrito F (2628, Bibl. Universitaria de Salamanca)"

10.30 Peter Ainsworth: “The Online Froissart"

11.15 Round table: research on the Estoria

  • Marine Poirier: "Por las vías linguísticas del discurso referido: construir la auctoritas en la Estoria de Espanna"
  • Polly Duxfield: “Alfonso, the Estoria de Espanna and the language of empire"
  • Christian Kusi Obodum: “The Estoria de Espanna: text and context”

12.00 Carlos Heusch: "Los orígenes de la ficción caballeresca en Castilla



  • Edgbaston Campus
    Birmingham, Britain (B15 2TT)


  • Thursday, April 10, 2014
  • Friday, April 11, 2014

Attached files


  • Estoria de Espanna, Alfonso X, alphonsine historiography, Digital Humanities


  • Marine Poirier
    courriel : marine [dot] poirier [at] univ-lille3 [dot] fr

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Marine Poirier
    courriel : marine [dot] poirier [at] univ-lille3 [dot] fr


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