List of contents

Version 1.1 (5 May 2004)


Chap. 1. Text encoding using XML
Chap. 2. Basic units: characters and words
Chap. 3. Levels of text representation
Chap. 4. Document structure
Chap. 5. Characters: typology and encoding
Chap. 6. Abbreviations: typology and encoding
Chap. 7. Altered, corrected and unreadable text
Chap. 8. Lemmatisation
Chap. 9. Metrical encoding
Chap. 10. Manuscript description

Character list (NB! Large page - please be patient)
XML editors
Document Type Definition
Menota header
Conversion tools

Works cited


Bibliographical note. This handbook may be cited as:
The Menota handbook: Guidelines for the electronic encoding of Medieval Nordic primary sources. Gen. ed. Odd Einar Haugen. Version 1.1. Bergen: Medieval Nordic Text Archive, 2004.   


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Version 1.0 published 20 May 2003. Version 1.1 published 5 May 2004.