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Digital Mappa has been made possible by the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the Council on Library and Information Resources, the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, the British Library, Drew University, UW-Madison’s Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, and UW-Madison’s English Department. The project is dedicated to every institution that is making its digital holdings freely available to all – the next generation of Humanities scholarship cannot happen without you.

Cædmon's Hymn:

the West Saxon Versions

“Cædmon's Hymn”: the West Saxon Versions presents seven digital manuscript facsimiles of this Old English poem, edited to a single transcription, with all variants annotated for significance, and a full Old English glossary.




An edition of the Old English poetic text of the early eleventh century Anglo-Saxon cross–reliquary made to house a relic of a piece of the True Cross now in the treasury of the Cathedral of St. Michel and St. Gudule in Brussels, Belgium.


Cotton Map: a mini-edition of the North Sea region

A mini-edition of the North Atlantic region of the sole surviving detailed mappamundi from

Anglo-Saxon England of the eleventh century.