Latin & Medieval Lit

The Latin Library (Classics)

Pagina hac domestica certior fies, candide lector, de rebus classicis quas in aranea nostra mirabili totum orbem terrarum complectente invenias. Praeterea, si vis, haec pagina te ducet non solum ad bibliothecas huius paginae in quibus conduntur textus rerum scriptorum oratorum poetarum aliorumque auctorum Latinorum sed etiam ad vincula electronica ubique terrarum sita quae nonnullas res Graecas Romanasque tibi pandent.

Greek and Latin Morphology (Perseus Project)

The Perseus Project at Tufts University is the foremost Digital Library for the classical world, if not for the Humanities in general. In its collection of Greek and Roman materials, readers will find many of the canonical texts read today. The Greek collection approaches 8 million words and the Latin collection currently has 5.5 million. In addition, many English language dictionaries, other reference works, translations, and commentaries are included, so that anyone with an internet connection has access to the equivalent of a respectable College Classics library. The Perseus site is further enriched by intricate linking mechanisms among texts (resulting in more than 30 million links).

The Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources (DMLBS)

Based entirely on original research, the DMLBS is the most comprehensive dictionary of Medieval Latin to have been produced and the first ever to focus on British Medieval Latin. Completed in print in 2013, the DMLBS is a definitive survey of the vocabulary of one of the most important languages in British and European history.

Bibliotheca Mureti

Bibliotheca Mureti , preserved in a manuscript volume of the Vatican Apostolic Library, Vatican Code 11562 Latino . The Bibliotheca Mureti therefore subsequently followed the fortunes of the Library of the Roman College , which went to form, together with funds from several other libraries of suppressed religious corporations in 1873,

Digital library of Latin texts tardoantichi

The collection was founded within the project Digital Library of late antique Latin Texts, launched March 1, 2010 thanks to a grant from the Piedmont Region, with the aim to build and make available a database digital library of Latin literature late antiquity, from the second to VI-VII century AD

Acta Sanctorum Database

Acta Sanctorum is one of the most important sources for the study of society and culture in early Christian and medieval Europe. Our knowledge of this epoch is based almost exclusively on hagiographical literature, especially on this monumental text collection published by the Société des Bollandistes over a period of 300 years.

Corpus de la littérature médiévale

A full-text database with more than 900 works, from the 9th century to the end of the 15th century, written in the langue d’oïl. Representatives are narrative prose, chanson de geste, lyric as well as religious and secular drama. The texts are reproduced according to scientifically recognized reference editions.

Arabic and Latin Glossary

The Arabic and Latin Glossary is a translation of the Middle Ages. It unites the entries of all available Arabic-Latin glossaries in modern editions of medieval works. The aim of this study is to examine the meaning of the Arabic language in Arabic. It is currently based on 37 sources, which cover medicine, philosophy, theology, astrology, astronomy, mathematics, optics, botany, and zoology.

Manuscripta Mediaevalia

Manuscripta Mediaevalia enables independent and free access to the results of handwriting cataloging in the German-speaking world. The development and expansion of Manuscripta Mediaevalia were used by the German Research Foundation supports continuous and generous.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Middle Ages

Contains historical background of the period, audio readings, summaries, a multiple choice quiz, and more.

Greek and Latin Morphology Texts   –
The Perseus Project at Tufts University is the foremost Digital Library for the classical world, if not for the Humanities in general. In its collection of Greek and Roman materials, readers will find many of the canonical texts read today. The Greek collection approaches 8 million words and the Latin collection currently has 5.5 million.

Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum  
The collection and edition of classical Latin inscriptions, which, as direct evidence, are indispensable in researching the history and everyday life of ancient Rome.Inscriptions, as direct evidence from the ancient world, are among the most important sources for investigating Roman history and everyday life in all their aspects.

MUSE – The body of the Elect Neolatinitatis Auctorum Automatum Multiplex  
The Latin poetry of early modern authors who long stood in the shadow of vernacular national literatures, is now re-assessed as the humanities and social historical source, as a model of contemporary national linguistic poetry and not least as aesthetically appealing, intertextual highly poetry. Since these incalculably rich literature exists only for the smallest part in new editions or reprints and original prints are difficult to access, the digitization of a large selection of historical prints met a desideratum.

TERMINI – Networked vocabulary of Latin literary literature of the Early Modern Period  
CAMENA and TERMINI offer materials and tools for the construction of a virtual encyclopedia of the early modern age. EVRECA is an experiment, not a finished product. It is geared towards needs and questions which, in our view, have so far been too short in modern printed lexical works on the epoch. It is based on our experiences with digitized early-modern text corpora and uses the possibilities of computer-assisted data analysis.

CAMENA – Latin texts of the Early Modern Period   Digital Library of Latin Texts of the Early Modern Period. Our offer consists of five collections of texts of different dimensions and that’s under construction database that includes keywords with structured context data and establishes links with relevant text passages (see EVRECA ). From 1999 to 2008, the German Research Foundation (has DFG ) enables the construction of this library.

The Arabic and Latin Glossary   
The Arabic and Latin Glossary is a dictionary of the vocabulary of the Arabic–Latin translations of the Middle Ages. It unites the entries of all existing Arabic–Latin glossaries in modern editions of medieval works. The Glossary has a double aim: to improve our understanding of the Arabic influence in Europe, especially with respect to scientific vocabulary, and to provide a lexical tool for the understanding of Arabic and Latin scientific texts.

Books for Learning Latin   
These pages are dedicated to the dissemination of materials of value to parents and educators interested in improving the quality of education in America and throughout the English speaking world. I have published PDF files of valuable books from the past. There are select links to web sites and articles that I judge as being particularly valuable.

Titus Maccius Plautus   
Sometime around 254 B.C., in the tiny mountain village of Sarsina high in the Apennines of Umbria, ancient Rome’s best-known playwright was born–Titus Maccius Plautus. Born “Plautus” or “splay-foot”, he apparently managed to escape his backwoods village at a young age–perhaps by joining one of the itinerant theatrical troupes which commonly traveled from village to village performing short boisterous farces

An Analytic Bibliography of On-Line Neo-Latin Texts   
The enormous profusion of literary texts posted on the World Wide Web will no doubt strike future historians as remarkable and important. But this profusion brings with it an urgent need for many specialized on-line bibliographies. The present one is an analytic bibliography of Latin texts written during the Renaissance and later that are freely available to the general public on the Web (texts posted in access-restricted sites, and Web sites offering electronic texts and digitized photograpic reproductions for sale are not included).

Bibliography of manuscripts in Latin alphabet Preserved in Italy  
(Eg the notes in the journal “Scriptorium”) is evaluated in the form of a manuscript of many Italian institutions in the form of a citation index.

ancient books of the City Library Pietro Acclavio   
Among the sixteenth includes works of classical authors such as Ovid (1518, 1586), Virgil (1531), Pliny the Younger (1534, 1559), Ariosto (1582). Some books dealing with medicine: De natural remedies that are on the island of Pithecusa;

A College Curriculum in Literature Latin Literature By Gerhard Richard Lomer (1882–1970) 
No country influenced so thoroughly or for so long a time the history of Europe as did Rome. An acquaintance with the outlines of Latin Literature is a necessary part of a general education. In this course the student will gain an idea of the times and writings of the greater Latin authors who may fairly claim a not unimportant place in the world’s best literature. He will also be given some conception of the significance, history, and influence of Rome upon the life and literature of Europe.

Latin Writings in England to the Time of Alfred   
Study on the accounts on Gildas and the history of the Britons. Provides a outline on some literary pieces

The Medieval Manuscript holdings of the National Library of Medicine   
Our exhibit celebrates the medieval manuscript holdings of the National Library of Medicine, particularly our 12th-century English manuscript, Treatises on Medicine, lost for nearly 50 years and recently returned. In its honor, we have focused on medicine and medical literature in medieval England, on the sources and transmission of the manuscript texts, and on their later manifestations.

Ancient and medieval literature – in Scandinavian translations  
Philologists, historians and writers have long placed a colossal work to interpret and reproduce the old texts content in a contemporary language. This heritage is unfortunately more and more invisible as many Nordic readers content with easily accessible English translations as they mistakenly think is better, more scientific, more poetic, or easier to understand.

e-manuscripta, the digital platform for manuscript material from Swiss libraries and archives. All the documents presented in have been assigned to a document type. These categories can also be used in the detailed search function in order to specify the query.

e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland  
The goal of e-codices is to provide free access to all medieval and a selection of modern manuscripts of Switzerland by means of a virtual library. At the moment, the virtual library contains 1700 manuscripts from 70 different collections. The virtual library will be continuously updated and extended.

A College Curriculum in Literature Mediæval Literature By Gerhard Richard Lomer (1882–1970)  
The poetry of the people in the Middle Ages deserves as much consideration as the romances of the nobility. The ballad, the folk-song, and the fairy-tale are replete with curious superstitions and out-of-the-way information about people of simple life and quaint beliefs. The student will touch upon some of the unsolved problems of comparative literature, but he will also have to consider questions of the development of poetical technique and conventions of great interest in the history of prosody.

Medieval Manuscripts   
The manuscripts of the University and North Rhine-Westphalian State Library Düsseldorf make up one of the most significant collections in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The collection contains about 400 copies extending from the 9th to the 16th century. As they are mainly secularization goods coming from 22 Rhenish and Westphalian monasteries, seminaries and convents, this collection is even more liturgically and theologically influenced than might have been expected with collections from medieval manuscripts.

Arabic and Latin Glossary   
The Arabic and Latin Glossary is a dictionary of the vocabulary of the Arabic–Latin translations of the Middle Ages. It unites the entries of all existing Arabic–Latin glossaries in modern editions of medieval works. The Glossary has a double aim: to improve our understanding of the Arabic influence in Europe, especially with respect to scientific vocabulary, and to provide a lexical tool for the understanding of Arabic and Latin scientific texts.

The Morgan Library & Museum CORSAIR Online Collection Catalog   
Named after Pierpont Morgan’s yacht, CORSAIR is a single database providing unified access to over 250,000 records for medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, rare and reference books, literary and historical manuscripts, music scores, ancient seals and tablets, drawings, prints, and other art objects. Records continue to be added for the balance of the collection as well as for new acquisitions.

Martin of Opava Chronicon Pontificum et Imperatorum   
The new edition of the Pope and Emperor chronicle of Martin of Opava ( GND118782223 ) was included in the program of the MGH 1981st Anna-Dorothee had been offered by the Brinks as a suitable editor with her preparatory studies.

Bibliotheca Laureshamensis – digital: Virtual Monastic Library of Lorsch   
The project’s aim was to virtually reconstruct the monastic library of UNESCO-World Heritage Site Abbey Lorsch. More than 300 medieval manuscripts have survived and today they are spread over 73 libraries worldwide. The unification of the Lorsch codices and fragments for the first time makes the Abbey’s intellectual foundation, and moreover the Carolingian world picture visible and researchable.

Monumenta Germaniae Historiae digital   
“Monumenta Germaniae Historiae digital” is a joint project of Monumenta Germaniae Historiae and Bavarian State Library / Digital Library. Under the dMGH be in one of the DFG funded joint project between MGH and the Bavarian State Library digitizes, Munich, all edition volumes of MGH and provided open access. New volumes are included in the dMGH (“moving wall”) after a protection period of three years. By the end of 2010 the full text of the older volumes will be completed. The volumes of the Scriptores, Diplomata and Epistolae departments as well as a large number of leges are currently available in the full text (as of February 2010).

The German Institute for the Study of the Middle Ages in Munich   –
Worlds Greatest library specializing in medieval history · 150,000 vols on open access, including 2 medieval and 19 modern manuscripts, 90 fragments of medieval manuscripts, incunabula 8, 106 postincunabula; About 3000 reproductions of medieval Hss. (Films, film prints, photoplates), 205 running magazines; Lesesaal with 22 seats, 2500 volumes.

The Bavarian State Library   
The Bavarian State Library, as the largest German collection of medieval manuscripts and incunabula, as well as its extensive collection of 16th century prints, has a rich collection of book bindings from the 15th and 16th centuries. Since a large proportion of the old stock came into the library as a result of the secularisation of Old Bavarian and Swabian monasteries, the late medieval and early modern period bindings were predominantly made in bookbinder workshops in this region.

The Medieval Review   Since 1993, The Medieval Review (TMR; formerly the Bryn Mawr Medieval Review) has been publishing reviews of current work in all areas of Medieval Studies, a field it interprets as broadly as possible. The electronic medium allows for very rapid publication of reviews, and provides a computer searchable archive of past reviews, both of which are of great utility to scholars and students around the world.

Saarbrücker Translation bibliography: Latin   –
Bibliographical database on translations of non-fictional monographic texts from Latin into German and corresponding originals (from 1250) between 1450 and 1750 (planned in 1912). In doing so, the assignment to a topic area and, if possible, a link to a digitized version are offered.

The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL)   
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.

The inscriptions of the German-speaking world in the Middle Ages and early modern  
The aim of the project is the collection and edition of all Latin and German inscriptions of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period up to the year 1650. According to today’s status, the collection area covers Germany and Austria as well as South Tyrol. Both the surviving and still surviving inscriptions are copied. The “German Inscriptions” project is by far the oldest modern enterprise to collect medieval and early-modern inscriptions.

a unique work of medieval science   
SJC MS17 is a computistical assortment executed about 1110 in Thorney Abbey, Cambs. It has been described as the most important and the finest of the older English scientific manuscripts, and the diagrams are themselves of great beauty and artistic importance. Four folios were removed by the antiquarian Sir Robert Cotton in about 1623:

Great Britain and Ireland during the Middle Ages  
Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores, or The Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland during the Middle Ages, usually referred to as the ‘Rolls Series’, was an ambitious project first proposed to the British Treasury in 1857 by Sir John Romilly, the Master of the Rolls, and quickly approved for public funding.

The Medieval Academy of America   
The Medieval Academy of America is the largest organization in the United States promoting excellence in the field of medieval studies. It was founded in 1925 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The academy publishes the quarterly journal Speculum, and awards prizes, grants, and fellowships such as the Haskins Medal, which is named for Charles Homer Haskins, one of the founders of the Medieval Academy and its second president. The Medieval Academy supports research, publication, and teaching in medieval art, archaeology, history, law, literature, music, philosophy, religion, science, social and economic institutions, and all other aspects of the Middle Ages.

Medieval Writing: History, Heritage, and Data Source   
Contains a history of medieval writing, paleography, glossary, bibliography, links, and more.

Medieval and Classical Library   
Contains compilations of literary pieces of the medieval era categorized according to author, genre, language and titles.

Lectures on Medieval Literature   
Presents literary pieces of Geoffrey Chaucer, John Gower, Robert Henryson, William Langland, and Thomas Usk that involve genres on drama, lyric poetry, romances, and mystical writings.

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies – Manuscripts   
Provides manuscript links for general, font, catalogs, hand lists, and books from medieval times.

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