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Persons in the Entity Person comprise artists and also, in the widest sense, persons responsible for a monument such as those who had a monument built, as well as restorers of monuments. Furthermore persons are listed as artists or respectively authors of Renaissance documents.

The total records appear under the three navigational boxes by accessing the person list (Person).

In the name search box one can browse for persons by typing in their names.

The search for [Raphael] leads to many hits as all the persons who were in some way associated with the artist (copyist of or attributed to, etc.) are included.

By clicking on the desired entry ("Raphael") the records are listed in the Person Viewer.

The title page of a person entry gives the CensusID, the Name,
Alias, the dates (Birthday and Day of death), the Birthplace and a commentary box (Comment) containing details of the person’s professional career.

Underneath singly accessible links pertaining to this person 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

Under the name search box there is an area containing several browse Entries boxes. Using these one can browse for persons by typing in their Birthplace, their Birthday or their Day of Death, or find the artist or author of a certain Antique monument or Renaissance document respectively.

E.g., when searching for the author of the Codex Coner you can start a secondary Document Search by clicking on Document: browse Entries.

There you can type the search term [Codex Coner] in the name search box of the secondary Document Search and by clicking on the Codex Coner in the result list take over the term for the Person Search, where this keyword now appears in the document box.

By clicking on Search the search is confirmed and the author of the Codex Coner will be singled out: In this case several persons will be found as not all the folios of the codex have been ascribed to the same author.

Advanced Search II

One can also find authors of several documents. For instance, it is possible to browse for all authors/artists of all documents which show or refer to the Vatican Obelisk.

To do this one must first access the Person Search to start a secondary Document Search. There one can open the secondary Document Search by clicking on Monument: browse Entries and then finding the Vatican Obelisk by typing the search term in the name search box.

By clicking directly on the name in the list you take the name from the list of results and use it in the secondary Document Search.

By clicking Search in the secondary Document Search all documents displaying the Vatican Obelisk are singled out. The results are selected by activating the function Select All in the Pull Down Menu and are taken up by clicking on Confirm in the upper navigational box in the Person Search.

By clicking on Search one confirms the Person Search for all the locations of all the monuments listed in the Codex Escurialensis.

By applying this search method one can browse for persons in the Person Search via their place of birth (Birthplace: browse Entries), their birth and death dates (Birthday: browse Entries and Day of death: browse Entries), and also search for artists and persons responsible for the building and making of monuments (Monument: browse Entries).

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