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Cicero palimpsest, 5th centuryThe best collection of searchable texts from ancient Latin for years was the Packard Humanities Institute PHI CD-ROM # 5.3, available from the Digital Humanities Center at 305 Butler. Making these texts available online was the holy grail of digital classic research.

But now the Grail is at hand, because the Latin texts from PHI 3.5 are now online. Approximately 350 authors who represent almost all classical literary texts up to AD 200 (with a handful of later authors) are now readable and searchable online.

Bookmark this url for easy access: http://latin.packhum.org/index or http://www.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/cul/resolve?clio9023328 or do a TITLE search in CLIO for Classic Latin texts . For more information, please contact: Karen Green Ancient and Medieval History and Religion Librarian klg19@columbia.edu Karen Green Published in Databases, Literature and LanguageTagged Classics, Full Text, Latin

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