Digital Humanities and Google: Ancient Places

Google has digitized around 15 million books  and supports researchers in their analysis

15 million books – that is around 10 percent of all books that have been published since Gutenberg. How can so much material be handled usefully? Historians help Google to create “Google Ancient Places”. Which sites play an important role in books about the classic Antique? See

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Guido Koller (2012, April 3). Digital Humanities and Google: Ancient Places. We think History. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from

Guido Koller

Senior Historian, Swiss Federal Archives, CH-3003 Berne, Switzerland

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