LINGUIST List 15.1394

Tue May 4 2004

Qs: Electronic Versions of Latin Texts

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  1. Susan Pintzuk, Seeking electronic versions of Latin texts

Message 1: Seeking electronic versions of Latin texts

Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 14:36:23 -0400 (EDT)
From: Susan Pintzuk <>
Subject: Seeking electronic versions of Latin texts

We are beginning a pilot study to investigate the feasibility of
linking sentences in Old English translations of Latin texts to their
Latin originals . We are working with an annotated electronic Old
English Corpus (the York- Toronto-Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Old
English Prose, the YCOE), and we plan to annotate electronic versions
of the Latin texts with the YCOE sentence IDs. This will enable
linguists and other scholars to investigate the influence of Latin on
Old English word order. However, we are having trouble finding
electronic versions of most of the Latin texts. The ones we want are
listed below. If you have electronic versions of these Latin texts, or
if you know where they can be obtained, we would very much like to
hear from you . We will seek copyright permission where necessary, and
we will gratefully acknowledge owners of the texts where appropriate.

Susan Pintzuk and Ann Taylor
University of York (UK) and

Alexander's Letter to Aristotle
Apollonius of Tyre
Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People
Benedictine Rule
Boethius de Consolatione Philosophiae
Byrhtferth's Manual
The Life of Saint Chad
Rule of Chrodegang of Metz
Gregory's Cura Pastoralis
Distichs of Cato
Gregory's Dialogues
Medicina de quadrupedibus
Bald's Leechbook
Caelfric's Letter to Sigefyrth
Caelfric's Letter to Wulfgeat
Caelfric's First Letter to Wulfstan
Caelfric's Second Letter to Wulfstan
Saint Margaret
Marvels of the East
The Gospel of Nichodemus
The History of the Holy Rood-Tree
St Augustine's Soliloquies
De Temporibus Anni
Vindicta Salvatoris
West-Saxon Gospels

Subject-Language: Latin; Code: LTN 
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