Acta Sanctorum - UCB only
Electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum,
BX4655 .A2 1863 MAIN, published by the Société des
Bollandistes. The collection of documents examines the lives of saints,
organised according to each saint's feast day, from the two January
volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in
1940. The database contains the entire Acta Sanctorum,
including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus
and indices. Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina reference
numbers, essential references for scholars, are also included. Note:
A cross-searchable engine allows searching in both Acta Sanctorum and Patrologia Latina databases simultaneously. Also included is
Brill's edition of Jan Frederik Niermeyer's Mediae Latinitatis
Lexicon Minus, PA2890.N54 2002 Art/Classics. To access
this database from off campus, please consult the UC Berkeley Library Proxy Server
Service for complete information and instructions.
Brill's New Jacoby including Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker - UCB only
The New Jacoby includes Greek texts (often in newer editions) and English translations of and commentary on the fragmentary Greek historians edited by Jacoby. Beginning in January 2007 and proceeding in twice yearly updates at the rate of about 60 historians per update (approximate equivalent of 1,000 printed pages), each of Jacoby's 856 entries, comprising a total of more than 12,000 pages.
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Dictionnaire des Antiquités Grecques et Romaines
Searchable online version of Ch. Daremberg and E. Saglio's 10-volume dictionary, DE5.D2 AH-C.
Library of Latin Texts
(CLCLT6) - UCB only
This compilation includes an extremely broad range of
patristic and later Latin authors drawn from such collections as the Corpus christianorum,
the Corpus scriptorum
ecclesiasticorum, the Monumenta Germaniae Historica,
and virtually all the editions found in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina.
To access, click on
"Enter Databases", the click on the GO button for Library of Latin Texts.
Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus - UCB
Please note: Must access via Acta Sanctorum (see entry directly above)--To
access Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus via Acta
Sanctorum, click on Search, then click on Lexicon.
Jan Frederik Niermeyer's Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (also
see PA2890.N54 2002 Art/Classics) is a compendious lexicon relating to
medieval history. The source data is based on the 1984 edition and
includes Niermeyer's original Medieval Latin Dictionary and Index
Fontium plus the completing entries by Co van de Kieft through
1976. Note: Searching or browsing will only retrieve hits
which correspond exactly to the search term; therefore, use a wildcard
(*) to search for wordstems or use the browse list. Following the
original edition, the vowels "i" and "u" have been distinguished from
the consonants "i' and "u", the latter being represented as "j" and
New Pauly Online - UCB
Over 27,000 articles, which provide comprehensive coverage of the ancient world from the prehistory of the Aegean (2nd millennium BCE) to late antiquity (600-800 CE). The New Pauly Online combines 1) the Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft, published in German in 68 volumes and 15 supplementary volumes between 1839 and 1980; 2) the abridged version of the Pauly, Der kleine Pauly, published in five volumes between 1964 and 1975; 3)Der neue Pauly, which was published in German in 15 volumes between 1996 and 2003.
A dictionary of Latin place names compiled by J. G. Graesse (1909). A
fuller update (print only) is:
Grasse, Johann Georg Theodor, 1814-1885. Orbis Latinus; Lexikon
lateinischer geographischer Namen des Mittelalters und der Neuzeit
<[c1972]> Grossausgabe, bearb. und hrsg. von Helmut Plechl unter
Mitarbeit von Sophie-Charlotte Plechl. DREF G107.G8 1972 Temporarily
in Computer/Internet Access Rm (Doe Library, floor 1) v.1-3 ()
Classical Dictionary - UCB
1996, 3rd edition.
An electronic version consisting of scanned images of the 161 volumes
of J.-P. Migne's Patrologiae cursus completus--Series graeca (1857-1866).
Included are texts from the age of the Apostolic Fathers, beginning
with Clement of Rome (Pope from 88-97), up to 1439, the date of the
Council of Florence.
Patrologia Latina - UC only
The Patrologia Latina Database, available on the Web through CDL,
represents a complete electronic version of the first edition of
Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and
1862-1865). Migne's Patrologia Latina was originally printed in
217 volumes from 1844 to 1855. The main chronological sequence of
authors in the Patrologia Latina runs from about AD 200 to AD
1216. The PL Database allows searching by author, work, and all
words occurring in the texts, including boolean, proximity and
truncated searching; you can also browse through indexed terms. For
many of the works in Migne, more modern editions are electronically
available in the Library of Latins Texts. To access this database from off campus, please consult the UC Berkeley Library Proxy Server
Service for complete information and instructions.
The biggest single online source for information about classical
antiquity. Although it started with a focus on classical texts, images,
and reference tools, it now spans many other topics.
Home to Dana Sutton's An analytic
bibliography of on-line Neo-Latin titles, which contains links
to more than 14,000 texts (mostly as page images) ranging in date from
Petrarch to Pascal.
Graecae) - UC Only
To search TLG, click on Institutions listed
under Subscribers in the left-hand margin. TLG contains most literary
texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD
To access this database from off campus, please consult the UC Berkeley Library Proxy Server
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