27 September 2012

New e-Resource - Brepolis Latin Complete

The Library has recently taken out a subscription to Brepolis Latin Complete, a 'gateway to Latin literature and to the roots of Western civilisation'.

It contains over 5,500 texts from the best available editions, as well as reference materials (More information)

Brepolis Latin Complete consists of the following databases:  

Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature (ACLL)
more than 450 Latin works by over a hundred authors, covering theology, liturgy, computistics, grammar, hagiography, poetry and historiography, and including legal texts, charters, inscriptions, etc; updated yearly

Aristoteles Latinus Database (ALD) 
the complete corpus of medieval translations of the works of Aristotle.  These texts constituted the main tools for the study of science and philosophy in the Middle Ages

Cross-Database Searchtool

allows simultaneous searching of the Library of Latin Texts – Series A, Library of Latin Texts – Series B, Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature and the Aristoteles Latinus Database

Database of Latin Dictionaries

a set of reference dictionaries for the study of Latin

Library of Latin Texts: Series A  
the world’s leading database for Christian Latin texts, containing more than 3,200 works, attributed to approximately 950 authors.

Previously known as CLCLT: the Cetedoc Library of Christian Latin Texts, its purpose was to produce a database comprising the entirety of Christian Latin literature, from patristic and medieval periods, Antiquity and early-modern and modern eras

Library of Latin Texts: Series B  
gathers Latin texts of all genres and all periods, and includes genres as varied as chronicles, medieval saints’ lives and travel narratives, legal texts, and theological, philosophical and scientific treatises from the modern period

Monumenta Germaniae Historica  
a corpus of historical works, charters, legal texts, letters, political texts, and literature from the European Middle Ages

The individual texts contained in these e-resources will be added to SAULCAT, the Library catalogue, shortly, for easier access. 

Off-campus access is currently being put in place, and will use your University Username and Password. More information will be posted later.

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