Electronic Resources for Classicists & Historians of Antiquity

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Electronic Collections of Greek and Latin Texts

  • Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
    An assortment of public domain texts for the Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman worlds, among others.
  • Patrologia Latina
    A full-text electronic version of the Latin portion of the first edition of the Patrologiae Cursus Completus, published by nineteenth-century ecclesiastical publisher Jacques-Paul Migne.  Its 221 volumes cover the works of the Latin Fathers, from Tertullian in 200 A.D. to Pope Innocent III in 1216.
  • PHI CD-ROM #5.3
    (CD-ROM available in the Digital Humanities Center)
    A full-text database of ca. 350 authors of Latin literature (virtually all classical literary texts up to A.D. 200, together with a few later texts (Servius, Porphyry, Justinian, Zeno)), as well as the Latin Vulgate, the Hebrew Bible, the Greek New Testament, the Septuagint, the Coptic New Testament, the King James Bible, the Revised Standard Bible, and Milton's Paradise Lost and Defensionem Regiam. In Hebrew, Greek, Latin, English and Coptic.
  • PHI demonstration CD-ROM #6
    (CD-ROM available in the Digital Humanities Center)
    A full-text database of classical and Christian inscriptions, papyri from various collections, and selected Coptic texts, including the Sahidic Coptic Bible.  Called "Demonstration" disk but constitutes final release version. In Greek, Latin and Coptic.
  • Project Libellus (Classical languages)
    An assortment of public-domain and donated texts.
  • Roman Law
    A collection of legal texts from the western and eastern Roman Empires.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
    A searchable digital library of Greek literature.

General Resources

Organizations & Institutions

  • The American Academy in Rome
  • The American Classical League
  • The American Philological Association
  • The American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy
  • The Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, Oxford University
  • The Egypt Exploration Society
    Information about the Society and its publications, including a price list for recent numbers of Excavation Memoirs, Archaeological Survey Memoirs, Texts from Excavations, Graeco-Roman Memoirs, Occasional Publications and Special Publications.

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