Which (101-200 = 2nd century AD; 201-300 = 3rd century AD) is what the project
has been using since 2010
here is the relevant section
all the best
Zitat von Franz Fischer <[log in to unmask]>:
> Am 30.10.2018 um 23:07 schrieb Paul Schaffner:
>> For ease of conversion, I would regard "13th century" as = "12[0-9][0-9]"
> It's easier but not correct. The 13th cent. lasted from 1st of January
> 1201 through 31 December 1300.
>> As for the quarters and halves, I suppose consistency demands
>> that I take first quarter to be 1200-1224 etc.
> Same here, it starts and ends one year later.
>> Though I don't know
>> that I do.
>> The Middle English Dictionary is inconsistent in applying its
>> policy about 'circa' and 'ante' but its stated policy is
>> a1400 = 1375-1400
>> ?a1400 = ?1375-1400
>> c1450 = 1425-1475 (i.e. 50 years, more or less: probably should be -1474)
>> ?c1450 = ?1425-?1475
>> Then there are those who use
>> s.15in, s.15ex, and s.15 1/3, s.15 2/4, s.15 med, etc.
>> I often have to guess when converting those to MED dates unless
>> the author or publisher has a stated or standing explanation.
>> On Tue, Oct 30, 2018, at 17:02, Matthew James Driscoll wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> Sorry (really) to bring the subject up again, but I just wanted to ask
>>> what the general feeling was as regards converting centuries and parts
>>> thereof to @notBefore and @notAfter dates (when dating manuscripts). So,
>>> does "13th century" mean:
>>> a) 1201-1300
>>> b) 1200-1299
>>> c) 1200-1300
>>> By parts thereof I obviously mean things like "the first quarter of the
>>> 13th century"; does that start at 1200 or 1201 etc.?
>>> And how, dare I ask, ought one to interpret "circa"? +/- 5, 10, 15, 25
>>> All answers gratefully received. (I realise it does, but please don't
>>> say "it depends".)
>>> M. J. Driscoll
>>> Professor of Old Norse Philology
>>> University of Copenhagen
>>> Institute for Nordic Studies and Linguistics
>>> Arnamagnæan Institute
>>> Njalsgade 136
>>> DK-2300 Copenhagen S
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