Perseus Digital Library

Scaife Viewer

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or try the Iliad or Plato’s Apology.

2,177 works in 2,960 editions and translations (1,425 in Greek and 621 in Latin)
67.4 million words (29.9 million in Greek, 16.4 million in Latin)

About the Scaife Viewer

The Scaife Viewer is a reading environment for pre-modern text collections in both their original languages and in translation. It is the first phase of work towards the next version of the Perseus Digital Library, Perseus 5.0.

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Recent Changes

week of June 8th, 2020

  • updated corpus and corpus stats
  • fixed a regression with highlight mode
  • fixed a regression highlighting search results in the reader
  • fixed an error loading text group pages containing many works / texts

week of March 9th, 2020


week of January 27th, 2020

  • updated corpus and corpus stats
  • began integrating widgets from scaife-widgets