Databases, Maps & Search tools

Databases | Maps | Search tools

A useful tool according to the Luttrell Psalter

Some tools which turned out to be useful over the years.


Clauss-Slaby epigraphic database – non-Christian inscriptions from Rome

Cult of Saints Database Oxford

Epigraphic Database Bari (EDB) – Christian Inscriptions from Rome

Index of Medieval Art – formerly Index of Christian Art, Open Access since 31.05.2023

Lexicon of Greek Personal Names

Oxford Roman Economy Project

Pleiades – community-built gazetteer and graph of ancient places

Presbyters in the Late Antique West

Tertullian Project – Large collection of material

Trismegistos – database for ancient places, names, epigraphy, papyri and a lot more

Digital Maps

ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World

Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire (DARE) and

Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire 2.0

Search tools

Annoted Patristic bibliography (BIBP) of the Université Laval

Clavis Patrum – standard reference database for Patristic, Medieval and Byzantine texts

Reires Search – collections of manuscripts, documents, and rare books of Christian, Jewish and Muslim works

RI OPAC – literature database for medieval (and Late Antique) research covering all disciplines