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Patrick Burns

Patrick J. Burns is Digital Projects Associate at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World; he received his PhD from Fordham University in 2016. He is a contributor to the Latin language resources at the Classical Language Toolkit with a focus on automated lemmatization. He writes about Latin and digital philology on Twitter at @diyclassics. patrick.j.burns@nyu.edu

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08/21/2017Patrick Burns
Latinists enjoy ready access to online texts collected under names like Perseus, PHI, and the Latin Library, collections which are now as much a fixture of scholarly workflows as OCTs, Teubners, and Loebs. Descriptive data and statistics about these texts are harder to find. How many times does Lucretius use the future imperative? How many ablatives absolute are there in Cicero’s De amicitia? Where does ensis appear in Caesar’s writings? (Answers at the end of this post.) Opera Latina is a search interface from the Laboratoire d’Analyse Statistique des Langues Anciennes (LASLA) at the...

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