The offer of works available in digitised form is expanded continuously. The digital copies produced from the originals are full colour copies, those produced from microfilms are available in a bitonal or grey-scale quality.
Oriental Manuscripts (Cod.armen., Cod.bal., Cod.curd., Cod.mand., Cod.Paschto., Cod.pers., Cod.syr., Cod.turc., Cod.Zend.)
The UCLA Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts was designed to enable users to find fully digitized manuscripts currently available on the web; you can browse the catalogue by location, shelfmark, author, title, and language.
The Codex Sinaiticus Project is an international collaboration to reunite the entire (4th century) manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience for the first time.
Digital copy of the Codex Number 5 of the Hellenic Institute in Venice: an illustrated manuscript of the Alexander romance, dating to the 14th century.
By selecting “Greek” as a language you can search for Greek manuscripts.
It was the founder of the library, Ambrosiana, Cardinal Federico Borromeo, who at the beginning of the 17th century started the collection of Latin as well as Greek and Oriental manuscripts; today the library holds around 35.000 manuscripts and more than 2.100 incunabula.
The National Library of France digitises literature relevant to Byzantine Studies, the holdings currently include 415 titles that can be searched by “title”, “author”, “subject” or “any field”; if required, the documents can also be printed on demand.
Corpus Christi College and the Stanford University Libraries: digitized Greek manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; to browse by language is available to subscribed users only.
Collections of digitized manuscripts.
The project offers information on 30 Byzantine and Ottoman monuments in Istanbul through QuickTime Virtual Reality sequences, a collection of photos and other introductory academic material, all of them integrated into an interactive map of the city.
The Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire of King’s College aims to record all surviving information about every individual mentioned in Byzantine textual sources, together with as many as possible of the individuals recorded in seal sources, in the period 642-1261.
The Documenta Catholica Omnia contains amongst others digital copies of volumes of the following works: Corpus Scriptorum Historiae Byzantinae (CSHB), Migne: Recueil des Historiens des Croisades and Miklosich / Müller: Acta Patriarchatus.
Please use Firefox as a browser when opening digital copies in the ‘Open Library’.
The National Library of France digitises literature relevant to Byzantine Studies, the holdings currently include more than 800 titles that can be searched by “title”, “author”, “subject” or “any field”; if required, the documents can also be printed on demand.
and more volumes (open access). Please use Firefox as a browser when opening digital copies in the ‘Open Library’.
Open access to volumes of the years 1943-1975
More Digital Collections can be found in in KIRKE.