Database construction

The Making of Charlemagne's Europe project has required us to develop a complex and flexible database to hold the charter data. This page links to blogposts and other resources that discuss details of the database structure, the reasons for our choice of such structures and the wider issues for digital humanities our project raises.

Building a charter database series

1) The factoid model and its discontents

2) Agents and their characteristics

3) Places and their relationships

4) Agent attributes and relationships


Interconnectivity of databases and charter data