Greek and Roman Studies
Works by Classical Authors
Use the Library search box to locate specific texts held by the library. (Hint: Select advanced search and limit search to author field)
In our collection we have a number of digital collection of classical texts:
Loeb Classical Library - Greek and Latin texts with English translation
Library of Latin Texts - Series A has over 3,00 Latin works from Antiquity to the twentieth century and Series B has 300 texts.
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae - Greek and some English translation - this tool has "collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era." (note need to register first). Can also see a listing of works without signing in.
Freely available collections of classical texts include:
Chicago Homer - English and Greek translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum - Latin texts and links to translations
Greek and Latin Texts with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary by Geoffrey Steadman - includes works by Plato (Symposium, Republic I, Crito, Phaedo) Herodotus (I and 7), Homer (Iliad 6 and 22, Odyssey 6-8 and 9-12) , Lysias (I), Sophocles (Antigone, Oedipus), Euripides (Medea), Caesar (Gallic War 1 and Vergil's Aeneid) , Cicero (1st Catilinarian, Sallust), and Xenophon (Anabasis Book 1,3,4)
Internet Classics Archives(created by Daniel Stevenson) - English translations of selected texts and some links to other sources of the text.
Internet Archive - Over 15 million public domain texts including the works of many classical authors. Search classical author name and then limit results to the name in the "creator" field . Remember to use variant forms of name (Homer and Homerus).
Loebolus - pdf's of public domain volumes in the Loeb Classical Library Series. Loeb has the Greek or Latin text with English translation
Lexundria - digital library of classical texts in English translation. When there is more than one edition can see comparison of each translation.
PHI Classical Latin Texts - Latin text
Perseus Digital Library - Greek or Latin text with English translation
Other Useful Open Access Sources
Greek Philosophy Archive - texts for selected works of Plato, Artistotle and other Greek philosophers
Répertoire des sources philosophiques antiques - provides an index to where texts of ancient Philosophers have been published.
Roman Law - incudes fragments of the Corpus Iuris
Roman Law Library - latin text of many ancient works
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