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La base ArmmA: Armorial monumental du Moyen Âge est en ligne

La base ArmmA (http://base-armma.edel.univ-poitiers.fr/), élaborée sous un logiciel WordPress par le service informatique I-Médias de l’Université de Poitiers, constitue l’interface web du programme de recherche Armorial Monumental du Moyen Âge lancé en janvier 2014 au Centre d’études supérieures de civilisation médiévale de l’Université de Poitiers. Dirigé par Matteo Ferrari (CNRS-CESCM) et Laurent Hablot (Paris, EPHE), ce programme de recherche vise, sur le long terme, à offrir une couverture la...


[Paper:] Ambre Vilain, « SIGILLA » Base numérique des sceaux français : Projet pour un outil électronique uniformisé base de données sigillographiques et archivistiques, Paris, 19 mars 2015

Summary: Next to armorials, seals are the most important source for heraldry, and thus seals are an indispensable source of any cultural history interested in heraldry, too. In France, the project SIGILLA is working towards a comprehensive database of seals from French archives. On 19 March 2015, Ambre Vilain will introduce the project to the public at the Archives nationales, Paris, as part of one of the Société française...


Das Portal “Deutsche Inschriften Online” als Hilfsmittel für die heraldische Forschung

Mit über 2500 Wappendarstellungen für die Zeit bis 1650 stellt die Datenbank Deutsche Inschriften Online (DIO) eine wertvolle Hilfe für die heraldische Forschung zur Verfügung. Bei der Verwendung gilt es jedoch einiges zu beachten. So stellt die Online-Version des Editionsprojekts Deutsche Inschriften bislang nur etwa ein Drittel der ca. 90 gedruckten Bände zur Verfügung. Außerdem werden die besonderen Interessen der heraldischen Forschung nur begrenzt berücksichtigt. Hier soll die Plattform...


Evaluating armorials (I) – Identifying coats of arms

Having edited a number of armorials and shown several of them to be dependent on the same sources, the editors of Heraldica Nova asked me: How does one evaluate an armorial and its contents? The short answer is by having common sense, lots of reference materials and treating armorials as non-verbal prose. In this first part of this series on how to evaluate armorial, I will deal with the...


Databases & Materials

These databases and dictionaries will help to identify a depicted coat of arms as well as a blasoned one. Databases Steen Clemmensen, Medieval Armorials This website is dedicated to armorials. Clemmensen has made an elaborate database of armorials and coats of arms in armorials, which can be downloaded from the website, containing more than 14,000 individual coats of arms. This database enables you, among other things, to identify coats...


An Ordinary of Medieval Armorials

Background and purpose Which researcher has not been irritated of the unavailability of a source needed for study or reference. Though the recent years has seen a multitude of medieval armorials coming into print or be placed on the internet, it can still be difficult to find a needed item or to identify an unknown coat-of-arms. Except for two publications on English arms and a single index the available...

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