Written sources like for example medieval charters are mapped in OpenAtlas as a combination of several entities.

On the index page already entered entities are listed in a Table.

  • Click on the + button to enter a new one.

  • Click on the name of an entry in the list to access the detail view.

  • To edit or delete an entry click on the Edit button in the detail view.

Form fields

  • Name

  • Type

  • Artifact - if the artifact contains the source

  • Content - a source content usually contains a summary or the whole text of the source

Can be linked via tabs to

  • Event, Actor, Artifact, Place, and subunits it references

  • Reference - where it is documented in, e.g. in various editions of charters or secondary sources

  • Translation - respectively to the text in the original language (e.g. Latin), can be a comment too

  • File