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Twitter: @decimaUofT

Description: DECIMA is an historical GIS resource that allows historians to track developments in settlement and mobility over a period of intense economic and social development in Florentine history. The DECIMA mapping tool presents an expansive aerial view of the city that can be easily navigated like other online mapping tools. It allows users to select individual households and access a wide range of data on household size and composition, occupation, and value.


  • Nicholas Terpstra, Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto
  • Colin Rose, Associate Professor of European and Digital History, Brock University
  • Daniel Jamison, Post-Doctoral Researcher, DECIMA
  • Hana Suckstorff, PhD Student, Department of History, University of Toronto
  • Ariana Sider, PhD Student, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
  • Heather Smith, PhD Student, Department of History, University of Toronto
  • Ariana Ellis, PhD Student, Department of History, University of Toronto

Funders: SSHRC

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