A brief visit of the Ghetto

Today we visited the oldest synagogue in Venice, which was used by the Ashkenazi Jews coming from Germany. As we are in Venice, the interior is the same as in a traditional venetian palazzo. Before 1528, there wasn’t a permanent Jewish community residing in Venice, but in the following centuries this community reached the total…

Elena Pierazzo on Digital Scholarly Editing

Elena Pierazzo from King’s College gave an introduction to Digital Scholarly Editing. She started by reminding that text editing started a very long time ago. At the Library of Alexandria, Scholars discovered that if you compare (‘collate’) two copies of a any given work, these were different. Very different. The main objective has not changed since…