Open Greek & Latin

An international collaboration committed to creating an open educational resource featuring a corpus of digital texts, deep-reading tools, and open-source software. We strive to support and enhance teaching and research. All materials can be downloaded, modified, and redistributed in accordance with all applicable licenses.

Texts

Read texts from all available partner repositories using the Scaife Viewer, a custom Canonical Text Services (CTS) compliant reading environment.

Partners

First Thousand Years of Greek

First Thousand Years of Greek

This project aims to collect at least one edition of every Greek work composed between Homer and 250 CE with a focus on texts that do not already exist in other open source environments.

Perseus Digital Library

Perseus Digital Library

In the context of Open Greek & Latin, Perseus will offer open source, CTS versions of all public domain Perseus-published texts for integration and reuse.

LACE at Mount Allison University

LACE at Mount Allison University

The Lace application supports the visualization, editing, and searching of polylingual OCR results. OGL uses Lace for ancient Greek and Latin text digitization.

Eldarion

Eldarion

Eldarion has provided the web application support to build the Scaife Viewer, a new reading environment for the Open Greek & Latin texts.

Center for Hellenic Studies

Center for Hellenic Studies

The CHS provides support for outreach and training through initiatives such as student internships, work on a new commentary environment for close reading.

University of Virginia Library

University of Virginia Library

Work at UVA Library includes digitization support, library outreach, and student internships.

Harvard Library

Harvard Library

The Harvard Library provides support in collection acquisition and management, including document identification, digitization work, and collection integration.

The Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig

The Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig

As of 2020, a now retired partner, the DH Chair in Leipzig provided the basis for fundamental textual work. work such as digitization and markup, CTS compliance and presentation, and repository management.

Featured Projects

Open-access projects produced by partners and colleagues that highlight the OGL workflow and best practices.

Digital Athenaeus

A digital edition of the Deipnosophists of Athenaeus of Naucratis.

Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum

The digital edition of the five volumes of the Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (FHG).

The Homer Multitext Project

The Homer Multitext project seeks to present the textual transmission of the Iliad and Odyssey in a historical framework.

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Blog

What is a CTS URN?

By Michael Konieczny Cross posted at the Perseus Updates blog. Visitors to the Open Greek and Latin digital library often ask us about what appear to be fragments of “code” alongside the list of authors in the library’s collection: If you expand the list of works by a given author, you’ll notice that a similar […]

Introducing Open Greek and Latin!

Welcome to our site. Here you’ll find information on our partners, featured projects, data, tools, and updates on our work. New updates on our work will be forthcoming. Enjoy Open Greek and Latin.

Collaborators

Supporting institutions, projects, and partners.

Perseus Digital LibraryOpen Philology at Leipzig Harvard LibraryUVA Library