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About the project

This manual was created in the course of various cultural heritage-projects at the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University, Budapest. It should offer basic  information on the topic Self-Representation in the Middle Ages to be comprehended and utilized also by non-specialists in the field. It might be applied as general background knowledge, teaching modul, and distance learning unit

  • for the description of specific surviving objects of our European medieval cultural heritage, and
  • for the composition of appropriate multi-media applications to serve a wider international public.

Thus, it is also meant to diminish the often existing gap between technical specialisation and general cultural heritage knowledge.

Gerhard Jaritz

Central European University