dictionaries

Royalist snarkily defines the Révolution

Sorting out the context-specific meaning of terms employed in very particular ways by the pamphlet authors can be challenging for modern readers and catalogers alike. Apparently it was a source of confusion for readers contemporary to the pamphlets as well.…

Dictionnaires d’autrefois

It’s not really fair to say I discovered the Dictionnaires d’autrefois page (on the ARTFL Project website) while working on this project because I relied heavily on it while doing my academic work, but it is definitely true that I…

Legalese

Initially, the most difficult aspect of working on the project was dealing with the highly technical legal language in most of the pamphlets I worked with at the time. I ended up spending more time with English-language reference sources, trying…

More tools from the wiki…

Here are some more online resources from the wiki to help in the work of cataloging the pamphlets: Place names Noms des communes sur la révolution – A list of those places where names were changed during the revolution and…

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