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2,281 works in 3,068 editions and translations (1,509 in Greek and 642 in Latin)
68.4 million words (30.5 million in Greek, 16.7 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 22nd, 2021

  • added repository metadata and attributions widgets
  • fixed a bug when toggling between normal / highlight mode

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