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Inscription

All inscriptions in Renaissance documents have been registered within the Entity Inscription. They encompass foliations, chapter headings through to details on the dimensions, location, identification and epigraphs on monuments.

The total records appear under the three navigational boxes on accessing the inscription list (Inscription).

In the name search box one can browse for single elements of the inscriptions.

The search for [Pantheon] leads to all inscriptions containing the term.

By clicking on the entry directly the record is opened in the Inscription Viewer.

The title page of an inscription entry gives the CensusID, the Type of inscription and details on the Position of the inscription on the document.
If there is an image of a monument available it appears in the Small Image Viewer on the left-hand side of the title page. The small arrows underneath the viewer enable you to leaf through the pages of the available image stock. By clicking on an image you can open the Large Image Viewer.
Under the title page and the Small Image Viewer the contents of the text in the inscription (Transcription) and the links pertaining to this inscription and to its matching document are listed (Free Navigation). This is followed by information on the person responsible for editing and revising the entry (ChangeLog). By clicking on back you will return to the search.

 

Advanced Search I

Using the List of attributes in the search form on the right you can browse for their inscriptions according to Inscription Type.

It is also possible to search for inscriptions of a certain document by clicking on Document: browse Entries and starting a secondary Document Search. This appears in a new window.

For instance, in searching for the inscriptions of folio 25 r of the Codex Escurialensis, one can type the search term [Codex Escurialensis] in the name search box of the secondary Document Search and additionally activate the box include children on the bottom right. Type [fol. 25 r] in the Child box. By clicking on Search you can confirm the secondary Document Search and folio 25 r will be singled out directly.
One can then select folio 25 r and adopt it by clicking directly in the Inscription Search.

The search term now appears in the document box of the Inscription Search. If one confirms the search by clicking on Search all the inscriptions of folio 25 r of the Codex Escurialensis will be singled out.

 

Advanced Search II

You can browse for inscriptions stemming from several documents. For instance, it is possible to initiate a search for all the inscriptions from all of Giuliano da Sangallo's documents.
To do this one must first, in the Inscription Search, start the secondary Document Search. There you can open the Artist(s)/Author(s): browse Entries to start the secondary Person Search and find the desired person by entering the search term in the name search box. By clicking directly on the name of the desired person in the list of results you can use it in the secondary Document Search.

In the secondary Document Search all documents stemming from Giuliano da Sangallo can now be found by clicking on Search. The results are selected by clicking on Select All in the Pull Down Menu and are taken up by clicking on Confirm in the upper navigational box in the Inscription Search.

By clicking on Search one can confirm the search for all the inscriptions from all the documents stemming from Giuliano da Sangallo.

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