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Matthew P. Loar is Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies and Program Faculty in Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He specializes in Augustan poetry and Roman cultural history of the late Republic and early Empire. mloar2@unl.edu

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04/17/2017Matthew Loar
The online Packard Humanities Institute’s Classical Latin Texts (PHI) makes freely available material that was originally included on the PHI’s CD ROM 5.3, issued in 1991. It contains the vast majority of Latin literary texts written before 200 CE, as well as a handful of Latin texts from late antiquity. It therefore offers an alternative to two other free online resources: The Latin Library and the Perseus Project. The former has already been reviewed for  this blog by Ted Gellar-Goad, and some of his criticisms of it apply equally to PHI. In particular, due partly to copyright issues...

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