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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). Covers all the works from the classical period, the most important patristic works (writings of the Church Fathers), an extensive corpus of Medieval Latin literature as well as 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.



Christianity, classical languages, literature, religion
Dates of Coverage
240 B.C. to 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"
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Note: Enter this resource by clicking on "Search Screen. Then, click on the grey "Database" button and select Library of Latin Texts-Series A and Library of Latin Texts-Series B from the list.