Some frequently asked questions

Q: How do I open the Image Citation Tool with the right image for a folio I want to edit?

A: Look up material by URN from homermultitext.org, and use the URN of your folio to find links to it. Beneath the largest (default) image, follow the link to “cite image”.

Q: What does the CITE URN for a folio of the Venetus A look like?

A: It looks like urn:cite:hmt:msA.12r, which means in English (reading from right to left) “the object 12r (i.e., ‘12 recto’) in the collection msA (i.e., pages of the Venetus A manuscript), where those values belong to the hmt namespace (i.e., the Homer Multitext project).”

Q: What does the CTS URN for a passage of the Iliad look like?

A: It looks like urn:cts:greekLit:tlg0012.tlg001.msA:19.1, which means in English (reading from right to left) “passage 19.1 (i.e., line 1 of Iliad 12), in the version msA (i.e., the Venetus A manuscript), of the work tlg001 (the Iliad) belonging to the group tlg0012 (Homeric poetry), where those values belong to the greekLit namespace (the CHS inventory of Greek literary works)”.

Q: What are text group and work values for scholia documents in the Venetus A?

A:

TextURN for work
Main scholiaurn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msA
Intermarginal scholiaurn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAim
Interior scholiaurn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAint
Exterior scholiaurn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAext
Interlinear scholiaurn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAil

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