CIDOC documentation: E7 Activity, E8 Acquisition, E5 Event, E11 Modification, E9 Move, E12 Production and E65 Creation
Activity (E7 Activity) - the most common, e.g. a battle, a meeting or a wedding
Acquisition (E8 Acquisition) - mapping a change of property
Creation (E65 Creation) - creation of documents (files)
Event (E5 Event) - used for events not performed by actors, e.g. a natural disaster
Modification (E11 Event) - used for modification of artifacts, e.g. a conservation treatment
Move (E9 Move) - movement of artifacts or persons
Production (E12 Production) - creation of artifacts
CIDOC CRM hierarchy for the different types of events included in OpenAtlas.
On the index page already entered entities are listed in a Table.
Click on the + button to enter a new one.
Click on the name of an entry in the list to access the detail view.
To edit or delete an entry click on the Edit button in the detail view.
Location - a Place where the event occurred
Sub event of - events can be part of another event, e.g. a battle as a sub event of a war.
Preceding event - events can follow up other events, useful for e.g. entering a journey
Can be linked via tabs to¶
Source - when it is referenced there
Actor - to add participants, or recipient and donor for an acquisition
For step by step instructions have a look at our Examples.
Given place - to select which places changed ownership.
Given artifact - to select which artifacts changed ownership.
To add recipients and donors go to the Actor tab, add actors and select as activity:
acquired title through for recipients
surrendered title through for donors
Document (File) - to select files that were created
The creators of the document can be added via the Actor tab and selecting the carried out by activity while linking them.
Artifact - to select artifacts that were modified
The creators of the artifact can be added via the Actor tab and selecting the carried out by activity while linking them.