Text collections online

This list, which began life in the 1990s, is probably full of broken links. Please correct them and/or add to the list.

Text collectionsEdit

  • Classics Archive (searchable archive of 375 classical Greek and Roman texts in English translation)
  • Dante studies: links (including E-texts of Dante’s works, online publications and bibliographies, projects and societies)
  • LiberLiber (wide variety of Italian texts, classic authors, journals, tesi di laurea)
  • Luther Index Verborum (concordance of all Martin Luther’s German writings from the period 1516-1525, based on 13 volumes of the 1883 Weimarer Kritische Gesamtausgabe (Weimar Critical Edition) of D. Martin Luthers Werke; from the Department of German Studies at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Montpellier Early Modern English Documents (MEMED: online texts of early modern English documents: prepared by the members and partners of the Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur la Renaissance Anglaise in Montpellier)
  • Nordic Neo-Latin literature (database covering thousands of Neo-Latin texts from or about the Nordic countries, between 1500 and 1800 — not comprehensive but covering “large and well-defined portions” of the material; the language of the descriptions is English)
  • Oxford Text Archive (electronic versions of literary works in a dozen or more languages; unpublished materials prepared by field workers in linguistics; electronic versions of reference works; texts and corpora from individual scholars and research projects worldwide; the Archive exceeds a gigabyte and there are over 1500 titles in its catalogue)
  • Perseus (Classical studies database maintained at Tufts University, including reference libraries for Greek and Latin texts)
  • Renascence Editions (online works printed in English between 1477 and 1799; “these texts have been produced with care and attention, but are not represented by the publisher as scholarly editions… The publisher and general editor is Richard Bear at the University of Oregon”)