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VMs: Quattrocento Minor Characters...

Hi everyone,

On "Project Sourceberg" (part of Wikipedia), I've started up a Wikipedia Project for Quattrocento Minor Characters.


The first main idea is to allow everybody to build up (over time) pages relating to individual characters, so that all information relating to (say) Cicco Simonetta can be put in a single place.

The second main idea is to promote the page (and the general concept) among historians, so that a more inclusive picture of history can be built up collaboratively. Also, once information on a particular character reaches critical mass, another idea would be to encourage new dissertations.

This is perhaps a new type of collaborative historical research, more akin to what we've been doing here on-list: hopefully it will grow and take on a life of its own. :-)

Cheers, .....Nick Pelling.....

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