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#medievaltwitter: Gonna post some tools that I think everyone should have bookmarked.
1) Enigma (from CIHAM at Univ. Lyon 2). For when you can't figure out if those four minims are Ms, Ns, Is, or Us. Saved my hide so many times.
2) Ducange Latin Dictionary. Self-explanatory.
3) Orbis Latinus. Latin place name finder.…
4) Medieval liturgical calendar calculator. For when you need to know what day of the week the Feast of St. Martin fell on in 1314.
7) Indiction year calendar. For that rare instance when you need to know what the indiction year was.…
8) Medieval English currency calculator. For the British historians, when you need a quick and dirty way of estimating relative purchasing power of medieval English currency and don't have time to look up a "basket of consumables."…
9) Historical Calendar. The liturgical calendar earlier in this thread only goes up through 1500, so after that date, use this. Also accounts for adoption of Gregorian calendar by country.
10) Finally, a teaching resource: Ian Mladjov has made some of the best maps around.…
11) Also this map collection is gorgeous.…

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