Latin literature from the Roman Republic to the Imperial Period and
The database is the electronic version of the Bibliotheca
scriptorum Romanorum Teubneriana. It offers the user the complete
texts, other than the prefaces or critical apparatus, from the standard
editions (editiones maiores) of about 800 works spread over
eleven centuries (c. 300 BC/BCE to c. 800 AD/CE).
The first release of the Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina,
BTL-1 comprises classical Latin literature in almost its entirety for
the period up to the second century, together with the important
non-Christian authors from the second century through to the
Carolingian Renaissance. It was developed in collaboration with
BTL-2 includes the complete corpus of texts of the 'Grammatici
Latini', 'Servius Grammaticus', a small selection of other
texts together with all texts offered in BTL-1. It was developed in
collaboration with the Centre 'Traditio Litterarum
Updates are foreseen for this database in the coming years, making
of the Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina the central reference
database for Latin literature from the Roman Republic to the Imperial
Period and Late Antiquity, comprising more than 1200 texts.
Furthermore, it will include texts drawn from the many out-of- print
editions in this series, which, despite being produced in the
nineteenth or early twentieth centuries remain standard editions and
are not replaced by new editions.
BTL-1 contains over 6,6 million Latin words, up to 280 authors and
over 600 texts.
BTL-2 contains over 8,5 million Latin words, up to 400 authors and
over 800 texts.