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Demotistische Literaturübersicht 1968— featured in the journal Enchoria since 1971

"The Demotistische Literaturübersicht, featured in the journal Enchoria since the first issue of 1971, has become a standard tool for Demotists in search of secondary literature. The current editors of the DL, F. Hoffmann and myself, were repeatedly asked about the possibilities of an online database version in which all instalments would be searchable simultaneously. The first agreements for a limited database, including kind permission from Harrassowitz Verlag and the editors of Enchoria, had already been made, when in November 2004 I was awarded a Sofja Kovalevskaja Prize of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation to set up a research team at the University of Cologne. The first aim of the elected project Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in Graeco-Roman Egypt was to create a database with metadata of all published Demotic and abnormal hieratic texts, parallel to the already existing tools for Greek papyrology. It soon became evident that such a database would hardly be practicable without an accompanying bibliographic database, and for this reason I decided to set up a digital version of the Demotistische Literaturübersicht as one of the first steps..."

Author(s):  Thissen, H.J.; Felber, H.; Depauw, M.; Hoffmann, F
Format:  Website
Publisher:  Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in Graeco-Roman Egypt (Universität zu Köln)
Publication City:  Köln
Date:  2006