Perseus Digital Library

Scaife Viewer

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or try the Iliad or Plato’s Apology.

2,145 works in 2,882 editions and translations (1,391 in Greek and 621 in Latin)
66.7 million words (29.6 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 March 9th, 2020


week of January 27th, 2020

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

week of December 2nd, 2019

  • updated corpus and corpus stats
  • further improved sidebar width constraints
  • fixed a regression with search highlighting