This project has developed a novel framework for online multimedia editions of geospatial narratives with specific support for translated texts. The framework user interface presents textually and geospatially synchronized multilingual manuscripts with audio-narration augmented by maps and images all linked with geo-tagging metadata. The initial test-bed for this framework is built upon the recently completed Italian critical edition and the first English translation of Lorenzo di Filippo Strozzi’s Pistola fatta per la peste, a 1522 walking tour of Renaissance Florence during a plague outbreak.
- Multimedia retrieval,
- digital libraries,
- geospatial narratives,
- cultural heritage documents
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