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Classics 390: Junior Seminar: Ancient Texts

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Ancient Greek and Latin Texts Series Books in the Library

Loeb Classical Library
Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Oxoniensis
Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana 

Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World

Brill's Companions in Classical Studies
Brill's Companion to Thucydides, DF229.T6 B75 2006

Cambridge Companions to Literature Series, Classical Works:

The Cambridge Companion to Virgil / edited by Charles Martindale, PA6825 .C35 1997
The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman novel / edited by Tim Whitmarsh, PA3040 .C36 2008
The Cambridge Companion to Roman satire / edited by Kirk Freudenburg, PA6095 .C36 2005
The Cambridge Companion to Ovid / edited by Philip Hardie, PA6537 .C28 2002
The Cambridge Companion to Homer / edited by Robert Fowler, PA4037 .C258 2004
The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman theatre / edited by Marianne McDonald and J. Michael Walton, PA3201 .C26 2007
The Cambridge Companion to Greek tragedy / edited by P.E. Easterling, PA3131 .C29 1997
The Cambridge Companion to Herodotus / edited by Carolyn Dewald and John Marincola, PA4004 .C36 2006

Cambridge Companion To The Ancient World  
Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece, DF77 .C317 2007

Cambridge Companion To The Classics
The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus, DG279 .C35 2005

Ancient Greek and Latin Texts Series Books in the Library

Papyri.info Papyrological Navigator
The Papyrological Navigator (PN) supports searching, browsing, and aggregation of ancient papyrological documents and related materials.  Papyri.info aggregates material from the Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS), Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri (DDbDP), Heidelberger Gesamtverzeichnis der griechischen Papyrusurkunden Ägyptens (HGV), Bibliographie Papyrologique (BP)

Packard Humanities Institute Classical Latin Texts Online
The Packard Humanities Institute‘s collection of digital Latin texts is now available free online. Previously, this collection was only available on the PHI #5 CD-ROM. It contains the texts of over 350 Latin Authors, including almost all Latin texts before 200 CE, (with a handful of later authors), which are now readable and searchable online. It allows simple word and concordance searches.
The Packard Humanities Institute (PHI) is a non-profit foundation dedicated to archaeology, music, film preservation, historic conservation, and early education.

Perseus Digital Library 
Free Database, Classics and the Ancient World - primary texts, site plans, and artifacts
Greek and Roman Documents

Perseus under PhiloLogic
"The texts we make available on this site are practically all used by permission from the Perseus Project at Tufts University, the foremost Digital Library for the classical world, if not for the Humanities in general. You will here find just about the same texts as at the Tufts site, but the mechanism for browsing and searching them is a different one. It is PhiloLogic, a system that was especially developed for large textual databases by the ARTFL project at the University of Chicago. While the original Perseus site is an excellent tool for linear reading, by putting all kinds of resources on the same page while a user reads a passage, we were interested in leveraging the rich encoding for searching the texts, and for other tasks that are less about reading and more about research: corpus linguistics, above all."

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae from Electronic Resources for Classicists, by Maria C. Pantelia
Abridged version of the TLG - free, open access
"The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG®) is a research center at the University of California, Irvine. The TLG has collected and digitized the entire corpus of Ancient Greek and Byzantine literature. The full TLG corpus is available to institutions and individuals by subscription. The site, however, provides open access to the TLG bibliographical materials, known as the Canon of Greek Authors and Works and the abridged version of the TLG with more than 100 authors and works available to browse or search."

MIT Internet Classics Archive
Select from a list of 441 works of classical literature by 59 different authors. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.

Ancient History Sourcebook - The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook is part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project.
by Paul Halsall, April 1998-October 2000, halsall@fordham.edu
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use.

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