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Enigma: Unpuzzling difficult Latin readings in medieval manuscripts

It is my great pleasure to announce the new resource I developed in the Digital Humanities programme of my research centre:

Enigma: Unpuzzling difficult Latin readings in medieval manuscripts

"Enigma helps scholars to decipher Latin words which are difficult to read in medieval manuscripts. It is sometimes impossible to decipher all the letters in a word, for various reasons (difficult palaeography, unclear writing, damage to the document, etc.) If you type the letters you can read and add wildcards, Enigma will list the possible Latin forms, drawing from its database of more than 400 000 forms."

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Enigma

Really miss enigma now it's suddenly goneoff line. it was so helpful. Please bring it back.

Enigma is back :)

Dear Christine,
Fear not, Enigla has been back up and running for a while now :) The server hosting Enigma just had a technical hitch for a couple of days mid-December.
Apologies for the inconvenience!

The difficulty is truly a

The difficulty is truly a matter of great tension for us. medieval manuscripts are indeed very tough to read and we must need help.

Enigma sounds good. I think

Enigma sounds good. I think this will really help people to grasp Latin words which are hard to read in medieval manuscripts. This is a nice innovation.

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