Pelagios is a formal network of equal and independent Partners who coordinate their work together. To become a Partner, all institutions, projects and/or individuals have to do is to agree to contribute to ongoing work that falls under the aegis of one or more of the Network's Activities. Partnerships are defined by a Memorandum of Understanding, a non-legally binding document in which the prospective Partner outlines their contribution in consultation with the Network.

To discuss becoming a Partner of the Pelagios Network, simply get in touch with the coordinators of the relevant Activity via our Contact page.

AUO Resources as Pelagios GIF

Using data from the Vision of Britain project to generate Pelagios Gazetteer Interconnection Format-compatible RDF.

Archaeological and Historical Event Modelling

Revealing the recurrent issues involved in archaeological and historical event modelling as linked data.

Beta maṣāḥǝft Manuscripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea

Creating and linking resources relating to Ge’ez manuscripts and literature at the University of Hamburg.

Black Death Digital Archive

The Black Death Digital Archive (BDDA) is a multidisciplinary portal for researching the Second Plague Pandemic, i.e., outbreaks of plague that started with the mid-fourteenth-century Black Death and their recurrences across Afro-Eurasia during six hundred years, from the 1340s to 1940s.

Chronique des fouilles en ligne / Archaeology in Greece Online

The open access illustrated topographical database for archaeological recent fieldwork in Greece and Cyprus.

Coptic Scriptorium

Coptic Scriptorium is a collaborative platform and set of tools for editing, annotating, and searching Sahidic Coptic literary texts.

Digital Atlas of Peloponnese, 19th - 21st century

In partnership with Harokopio University and the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation.

Digital Periegesis

Tracing the places of ancient Greece and the stories associated with them.

Epigraphic Database Heidelberg

A database containing the texts of Latin and bilingual (i.e. Latin-Greek) inscriptions of the Roman Empire.


Exposing 18th-20th century geo-historical knowledge of the Horn of Africa into the web of Data.

Framework for Annotation Interoperability

Working to define an interoperable system for visualization and annotation of texts and images.


Working to extend the Humanities Visualizer to read and display files from Recogito.


A gazetteer of Roman roads in the Iberian peninsula to support the creation of linked open road datasets.

LOD Methodologies in Gandhāran Buddhist Art and Texts

Connecting specialists to develop Linked Data methodologies for the study of Gandhāran art and Buddhism.

Linked Pasts

The annual Linked Pasts conference, which has previously been held at KCL, Madrid, Stanford, Mainz and Bordeaux, and will in 2020 be hosted by the University of London and British Library, brings together scholars, heritage professionals and other practitioners with an interest in Linked Open Data as applied to the study of the ancient and historical worlds. Panels and working groups at Linked Pasts are more goal-oriented than a conventional academic conference, and activities and agendas are often proposed, developed and revised by participants at the event itself.


Manto is an initiative to model Greek myth and its impact on the Mediterranean.

Manar al-Athar Photo-Archive

The Manar al-Athar Photo-Archive provides high-resolution, searchable, images of archaeological sites and historic buildings from the Middle East and North Africa for teaching, research, and publication..

Open Context

Open Context is a data publishing service maintained by the Alexandria Archive Institute

Pelagios 7

Based at the University of Exeter, Pelagios 7 supports the establishment of the Pelagios Network, until the end of 2019.

Pelagios al Sur - Extending Pelagios to the South American Continent

Based at the Centro Argentino de Información Científica y Tecnológica in Buenos Aires, this partnership extends Pelagios methods to explore relationships between 16th and 19th century Spain and Latin America through historical, literary, and cartographic sources.

Pelagios in the Indian Subcontinent

Annotating a corpus of colonial maps generated in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth century.

Performant Software Solutions

A small company offering software development and consulting services to clients in the humanities. Specialists in tools for textual scholarship, data modeling and management and spatial humanities.


A gazetteer of time periods for linking and visualizing data.


Use your data in other tools, or connect to other data on the web, without the need to learn to code.


Improving TEI support in Recogito, with a specific focus on integration issues.

Research Squirrel Engineers Network - Linked Open Ogham is a Linked Open Data Hub for Ogham Research - including Wikidata - based on various sources such as CIIC, CISP or the Ogham in 3D Project.

Research Squirrel Engineers Network - Linked Pipes

The main goal of Linked Pipes is to semantically model pipelines for LOD related workflows, visualise them in a viewer and share them with the community in a registry.

Research Squirrel Engineers Network - SPARQLing Unicorn QGIS Plugin

The SPARQLing Unicorn QGIS Plugin is a Linked Data Access Point for QGIS. The SPARQL Unicorn allows for queries in (Geo)SPARQL to be sent to selected Triple Stores and prepares the results for the geocommunity in QGIS.

Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies

SNAP:DRGN is building a virtual authority list for ancient people through Linked Data collection of common information from many collaborating projects. The graph will provide: 1. identifiers for all persons who appear in one or more corpora and catalogues; 2. gold standard normalization data for parsing and proofing tools; 3. visualization of ancient persons, names, titles and relationships; 4. research tools for historians; 5. standards and software contributing to the Linked Ancient World Data community.

Subaltern Recogito

Exploring the benefits of digital annotation for the analysis of maps produced in sixteenth-century Mexico.


SunoikisisDC is an international consortium of Digital Classics programs developed by the Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig in collaboration with the Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies and the Institute of Classical Studies London.

The Alpheios Project, Ltd.

Building open-source software for studying the world’s classical languages and literatures. Alpheios currently supports Latin, Greek, Arabic, Persian and Ancient Ethiopic, with support for other languages, including Ancient Chinese, underway.


The TimeCapsule project is focused on creating a platform that supports interpretative approaches to temporality and chronology in humanistic research and is led by Johanna Drucker at UCLA.

Topos Text

ToposText is an indexed collection of ancient texts and mapped places relevant the the history and mythology of the ancient Greeks from the Neolithic period up through the 2nd century CE.


Trismegistos is an interdisciplinary portal (hosted at KU Leuven) for the study of Ancient World texts. The TM platform collects metadata of papyrological and epigraphical resources (mainly between 800 BC-AD 800) such as TM Places (gazetteer), TM People (prosopography),TM Collections (registry), …

Viae Regiae

Viae Regiae aims to record the condition and development of highways (both roads and navigable waterways) in England and Wales between 1530 and 1680, the period during which began the network’s transformation from one serving primarily local agricultural markets to one fit for an emerging industrial economy.

Web Maps-T

Enhancing the ability to visualise LOD on web maps with a time slider and timeline visualisations.

World Historical Gazetteer

A project of the World History Center at the University of Pittsburgh, the WHG is developing a spatially and temporally comprehensive database of significant world historical place names.


Working with the German Archaeological Institute to support the creation of semantic geospatial annotations.


nodegoat is a web-based research environment for the humanities.