FAQ

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 (e.g., from HMT test site), 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:12.1, which means in English (reading from right to left) “passage 12.1 (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:

Text URN for work
Main scholia urn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msA
Intermarginal scholia urn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAim
Interior scholia urn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAint
Exterior scholia urn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAext
Interlinear scholia urn:cts:greekLit:tlg5026.msAil