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About Library of Latin Texts (Series A and Series B)

Why and how to use Library of Latin Texts (Series A and Series B)

Why use this resource? Important database for full-text Latin texts from ancient times to the Second Vatican Council, 1962-1965.

What's in this resource? Full-text of the original Latin texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 B.C.) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). There are 4 collections: the entire corpus of Latin literature from Classical Antiquity up to the second century A.D ; patristic (writings of the Church Fathers) Latin literature, @200 C.E./A.D. to 735.; an extensive corpus of Medieval Latin literature (736-1500); works of Recentior Latinitas (works composed between 1501 and 1965), including texts from the Reformation and Counter-Reformation.  note: this is a complex database; for comprehensive search assistance use the publisher's "Help" documents for Series A  and Series B.




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Dates of Coverage 240 B.C. to A.D. 1962-1965
Truncation or Wildcard *  substitutes for one or more characters at the end of a word or root word
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Phrase Searching "dies irae"
Vendor Brepolis
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Note: Enter this resource by clicking on "Search Screen."  Then, click on the  "Database" button and select Library of Latin Texts-Series A and Library of Latin Texts-Series B from the list.