IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1203: The Electronic Corpus of Anonymous Homilies in Old English: Discoveries and Challenges

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Electronic Corpus of Homilies in Old English (ECHOE) Project, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Organiser:Winfried P. Rudolf, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Moderator/Chair:Thomas N. Hall, Department of English, University of Illinois, Chicago
Paper 1203-aECHOE and Its Scribal Profiles
(Language: English)
Winfried P. Rudolf, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Sermons and Preaching
Paper 1203-bBuilding an Orthographically Indifferent Search Engine for Old English: Lessons from the ECHOE Project
(Language: English)
Grant L. Simpson, Seminar für Englische Philologie Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Sermons and Preaching, Technology
Paper 1203-cTowards a Lemmatised Corpus of the Old English Homilies
(Language: English)
Paul Sander Langeslag, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Sermons and Preaching, Technology
Abstract

This session will present the latest results of the ERC-funded project ‘Electronic Corpus of Anonymous Homilies in Old English’. Aspects of the palaeographical markup of the corpus will be presented alongside some of the technological challenges related to the analytical tools of corpus analysis and the perspective of full linguistic tagging. The session further presents the latest discoveries in text-retrieval and source identification.