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The database has been compiled for the Italian Academies AHRC-funded project (AH/H023631/1) by Simone Testa and Lorenza Gianfrancesco, under the direction of Jane Everson (Project Director), Lisa Sampson and Denis Reidy (Co-investigators) with the assistance of Tom Denman (PhD candidate).
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Italian translations have been provided by Lorenza Gianfrancesco.