16 Making up for Lost Time: Digital Epigraphy, Chronology, and the PeriodO Project [chapter]

Adam Rabinowitz, Ryan Shaw, Patrick Golden
2019 Crossing Experiences in Digital Epigraphy  
Digital epigraphy has made great strides toward interoperability and data integration over the last two decades, and Linked Data approaches are now taking advantage of the spatial information associated with inscriptions for new search and visualization tools. The ability to search across epigraphic collections by time, and especially by relative chronologies, lags behind. The PeriodO project has created a Linked Data gazetteer of structured period definitions that facilitates translation
more » ... n absolute dates and relative chronologies, creating new possibilities for the interoperability of epigraphic collections and their connection with archaeological databases.
doi:10.1515/9783110607208-017 fatcat:budsjfctxze7rljr5rjs2yvlwa