DBAS project, the acronym of "Data Bases about Aegean Subjects", starts in 2005 as a complex research tool for the study of specific themes, regarding the Aegean and the East Mediterranean areas in the pre-classical period.
DBAS aims at a complete statistical cross-analysis of significant bodies of evidences, which could be highly beneficial for the development of single research projects. The project is promoted by the University of Florence, involving a team of historians, philologists, archaeologists and computer scientists, both from the University of Florence and other Institutions.
DBAS is a web-based consultation resource, i.e. a scientific portal sorting out different research tools: Data bases for advanced research on specific topics, Bibliographic data bases, Implements for general research and for educational purposes.
The overall architecture of the web site where the project is hosted shows the merging in a joint system of a number of general features including: