About the project

MultiPal is an online interactive tutorial in palaeography. It helps learning to decipher original manuscripts, documents and inscriptions in a range of ancient and medieval scripts and languages. It was developed by a group of specialists of the École Pratique des Hautes Études, École Nationale des Chartes end Collège de France, in the framework of the University Paris Sciences Lettres (PSL).

MultiPal offers reading exercices in Latin, Greek, Egyptian, Coptic, Arabic, Hebrew, Aramaic, Syriac, Chinese, Sanskrit and Cyrillic. Exercises in other writing systems will be available shortly.


Jean-Luc Fournet: jean-luc.fournet@college-de-france.fr
Judith Olszowy-Schlanger: judith.schlanger@ephe.psl.eu
Marc Smith: marc.smith@ephe.sorbonne.fr