Classical Studies

Library of Latin Texts - Series A (LLT-A)

Alternative Titles
Library of Latin Texts - Series A
CETEDOC Library of Christian Latin Texts (CLCLT)
Corpus Christianorum
Bibliotheca scriptorum Romanorum Teubneriana
Brepolis
Description

The Library of Latin Texts – Series A is the world’s leading database for Latin texts. In total, the present version of the LLT-A contains over 63 million Latin words, drawn from more than 3,200 works that are attributed to approximately 950 authors. The texts which are incorporated are selected by virtue of their having been edited according to best contemporary scholarly practice. Independent research is undertaken to verify facts relating to the text, such as the veracity of the authorial attribution or the dating. In addition, errors in word-forms from the printed version are corrected.

Literature from Antiquity: The first chronological part of the database comprises the entire corpus of Latin literature from Classical Antiquity up to the second century A.D. (opera omnia of Plautus, Terence, Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, Horace, Ovid, Titius-Livius, the Senecas, the two Plinys, Tacitus, Quintilian and the others). The texts from this section come essentially from the Bibliotheca scriptorum Romanorum Teubneriana / Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina 1.

Literature from Patristic Authors: The second chronological part of the database comprises the patristic Latin literature that starts around 200 C.E./A.D. with Tertullian and ends with the death of the Venerable Bede in 735. It offers the complete works of important patristic writers such as Ambrose, Augustine, Ausonius, Cassian, Cyprian, Gregory the Great, Jerome, Marius Victorinus, Novatian, Paulinus of Nola, Prudentius, Tertullian and many rich corpora of authors such as Cassiodorus, Isidore and Bede. It also contains non-Christian literature of that period such as Ammianus Marcellinus, the Scriptores Historiae Augustae, Claudian, Macrobius, or Martianus Capella.

Literature from the Middle Ages (736-1500): The medieval literature in the database comprises Latin literature after 735 and includes a large number of texts up to 1500. This part of the database includes the complete works of many medieval authors such as Anselm of Canterbury, Beatus of Liebana, Bernard of Clairvaux, William of St. Thierry, Sedulius Scottus, Thomas a Kempis, Thomas of Celano. It also includes the Sentences and the Commentaries on the Pauline epistles of Peter Lombard, the Rationale of Guillaume Durand and important works by Abelard, Bonaventure, Ramon Llull, Thomas Aquinas, William of Ockham and so forth. The texts from patristic and medieval sections come essentially from the Corpus Christianorum series.

Neo-Latin Literature (1501-1965): This part of the database already contains over 2 million words and will continue to develop. It includes, for instance, the decrees from the modern ecumenical Church councils up to Vatican II, sixteenth century translations into Latin of important medieval works and works of Lawrence of Brindisi.

Type
E-Book(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
Includes recent editions of works from the ancient period to the 20th century.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9795
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Philosopher's Index

Alternative Titles
Philosophers' Index, Phil. Index
Description

The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews.

The Philosopher's Index monitors over 550 journals from more than 40 countries and is updated quarterly. Extensive indexing includes personal and proper names along with subject terms; there is also the capability to search for the authors of book reviews.

Major areas of coverage include:  Aesthetics, Axiology, Metaphilosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Epistemology, Philosophy of Ethics, Philosophy of History, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1940 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9595
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Advanced Papyrological Information System

Alternative Titles
APIS
Description
APIS is a collections-based repository hosting information about and images of papyrological materials (e.g. papyri, ostraca, wood tablets, etc) located in collections around the world. It contains physical descriptions and bibliographic information about the papyri and other written materials, as well as digital images and English translations of many of these texts. When possible, links are also provided to the original language texts (e.g. through the Duke Data Bank of Documentary Papyri). The user can move back and forth among text, translation, bibliography, description, and image. With the specially-developed APIS Search System many different types of complex searches can be carried out. APIS includes both published and unpublished material.
Type
Catalog
Coverage
1st century BCE - 9th century CE
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9585
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ARTstor

Alternative Titles
ART Stor, ARTStore, ART Store, artstor images
Description

The ARTstor Digital Library provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences. It includes an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.

Collections are used for teaching and study in a wide range of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more. All University of Michigan community members may search and view images; ARTstor requires registration to download images and use the software tools.

Note: To access the images through the mobile interface, you will need to create an account through ARTstor. Access ARTstor via the library's website and click on the "Register" link at top right. Create an account; use that email and password to login to ARTstor mobile.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9539
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MLA International Bibliography

Alternative Titles
Modern Language Association International Bibliography
MLAIB
Description

The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and film. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. It is compiled by the staff of the MLA Department of Bibliographic Information Services with the cooperation of more than 100 contributing bibliographers in the United States and abroad. Such international coverage is represented by literature from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America, and while the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9243
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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Alternative Titles
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (CSA)
Avery Index to Architecture Periodicals
Description

Citations to articles from architecture and related periodicals, emphasizing the fields of architectural design and history.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1934 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9085
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International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)

Alternative Titles
IMB
Brepolis
Description

The International Medieval Bibliography was founded in 1967 with the support of the Medieval Academy of America, with the aim of providing a comprehensive, current bibliography of articles in journals and miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, essay collections or Festschriften) worldwide. Its editorial staff is based at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds, and the project is supported by over 50 teams of contributors in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan.


The IMB offers an unparalleled tool for medievalists to identify the contents of current work published throughout Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region.

 

The discipline areas to which the IMB is relevant include Classics, English Language and Literature, History and Archaeology, Theology and Philosophy, Medieval European Languages and Literatures, Arabic and Islamic Studies, History of Education, Art History, Music, Theatre and Performance Arts, Rhetoric and Communication Studies.

 

A controlled vocabulary: A hierarchical index offers an integrated tree structure comprising some 1,500 subject terms. This allows the user to navigate from nine major conceptual areas through to the specific subject terminology employed in medieval scholarship. A parallel index of places allows step-by-step navigation from major geographical areas to over 50,000 different names of places, regions and geographical features in Europe, North Africa and the Near East.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1967 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9063
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Art Source with Art Index Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Art Index, Art Abstracts, Wilson Art Index, Art Index Retrospective, Art Retro, AI, AA, AIR, AS
Art & Architecture Complete, AAC
Art Full Text, Art FullText, ArtFullText, AFT
Description

Art Source™ covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus. Providing over 750 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images (from Picture Desk and other sources), it covers many leading academic journals, magazines and trade publications, including periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch as well as English.  It also provides indexing and abstracting of podcasts, over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists.

Art Source was developed from a merger of EBSCO Publishing's Art & Architecture Complete database and H.W. Wilson's Art Full Text database, and includes many unique sources that were never previously available online.  It also includes H.W. Wilson's Art Index Retrospective database, providing indexing coverage back to 1929.

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Images
Coverage
1929 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8935
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Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Artifacts Database

Alternative Titles
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Registry Database
Description

An online version of the catalog of objects from the ancient world (coins, textiles, pottery, sculpture, etc.) that are held by the University of Michigan's Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. It includes descriptions of over 98,000 objects and fine art photographs. The database is being expanded to include images of many of the artifacts.

Type
Catalog
Images
Coverage
Current cumulative file.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8909
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DYABOLA

Description
Dyabola is a suite of databases produced by the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut) (DAI). Chief among these is the 'Archaeological Bibliography' (Archäologische Bibliographie), which contains citations to literature published 1956-present on the subject of Old World archaeology. Other databases include: 'Database of Attic Grave Inscriptions of the 5th and 4th centuries BCE' (Datenbank der attischen Grabreliefs des 5. und 4. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.); 'Subject Catalog of the Roman-German Library in Frankfurt' (1992-present) (Sachkatalog der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission Frankfurt); 'Acquisitions Index of the DAI library in Madrid' (1991-2002) (Zugangsverzeichnis des Deutsche Archäologischen Institutes Madrid); 'Eurasia Bibliography of the DAI' (1998-present) (Eurasienbibliographie des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts); and monographs from the 'Bibliography of the Early and Prehistory of Europe' 1992-2006 (Monographien der Bibliographie zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte Europas).
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8905
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