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Description of the Project

To overcome the complexity and sheer volume of medieval Arabic historical sources, as well as to analyze them in an effective and reproducible manner, EIS1600 employs a series of advanced computational methods of text analysis and data modeling that have been developed under the umbrella of digital humanities in recent years...

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About the website

This website documents the activities and progress of our project, which undertakes an innovative study of the development of the Islamic world through the computational analysis of Arabic chronicles and biographical collections, which—for the first time—are treated holistically as a unified corpus of historical information (c. 300 titles; 100 million words; c. 400,000 biographical records).