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Scaife Viewer

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2,265 works in 3,053 editions and translations (1,507 in Greek and 627 in Latin)
67.9 million words (30.3 million in Greek, 16.5 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 November 9th, 2020

  • added ATLAS to the site
  • updated search indexer
  • updated corpus and corpus stats

week of September 1st, 2020

  • improved URN handling
  • fixed a bug where lemma search option was not preserved
  • updated corpus and corpus stats
  • updated about page

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