Library of Late Antique Latin Texts: Biblioteca digitale di testi latini tardoantichi (digilibLT)

This extraordinary resource, headed by Raffaella Tabacco and Maurizio Lana of the Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, seeks to make available all literary Latin texts from Late Antiquity (ranging from the second to seventh centuries CE); as well as to establish a Canon of authors and acephalous works, with short descriptions and associated bibliography.  One can browse by date or name of author and work, and download the Latin text (all taken from critical editions) in either .txt format or marked up in TEI XML.  A relatively small percentage of the Canon is currently available, but there are regular updates, with an initial focus on pagan prose authors.  “Literary” has a broad meaning: Grammatical, technical, and medical texts are well-represented, of course, but more familiar authors, such as Ammianus, will eventually become available.  Current highlights include Aurelius Victor’s Epitome de Caesaribus.  The site is open access, but one must register to download texts.

http://digiliblt.lett.unipmn.it/g_links_autori.php

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