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Useful Online Texts

The Beggar's Opera (essay and full libretto)
Bible: Latin Vulgate text
Bible: various versions in English, French, German, Latin, etc
Catalogue of electronic texts on the Internet (Alex)
Classics Archive (searchable archive of 375 classical Greek and Roman texts in English translation)
Dante studies: links (including E-texts of Dante's works, online publications and bibliographies, projects and societies)
Dartmouth College lute files (gopher)
Deutsche Datenquellen (German data sources, Karlsruhe University)
Diderot's Encyclopédie, demo of searchable electronic version mounted by the ARTFL Project of the University of Chicago
Early Church Documents: Guide 1
Early Church Documents: Guide 2
European Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Oxford 1994 (texts of papers)
La Folia - a site dedicated to this famous theme
LiberLiber (wide variety of Italian texts, classic authors, journals, tesi di laurea)
Luther Index Verborum (concordance of all Martin Luther's German writings from the period 1516-1525, based on 13 volumes of the 1883 Weimarer Kritische Gesamtausgabe (Weimar Critical Edition) of D. Martin Luthers Werke; from the Department of German Studies at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA)
Medical texts of the 16th to 18th centuries (Yale University)
Medieval Studies, On-Line Text Materials, including Medieval and Renaissance Book Production
Monteverdi Editions
Montpellier Early Modern English Documents (MEMED: online texts of early modern English documents: prepared by the members and partners of the Centre d'Études et de Recherches sur la Renaissance Anglaise in Montpellier)
MuSICA (Music & Science Information Computer Archive) (Including MuSICA Research Notes, a twice-yearly newsletter that provides reports and critical analysis of research on music and behavior, including education, child development, psychology, cognitive sciences, neuroscience, clinical medicine, music therapy and allied fields.)
Nordic Neo-Latin literature (database covering thousands of Neo-Latin texts from or about the Nordic countries, between 1500 and 1800 -- not comprehensive but covering "large and well-defined portions" of the material; the language of the descriptions is English)

Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI, full-text database of more than 1,300 early vernacular Italian texts):
In North America:
In Europe:
Note: In 1999 a modest annual subscription fee will be instituted, but until then all interested scholars are invited to use and evaluate the database free of charge; to find out more about the OVI database and to register to obtain a temporary password for full-text searching, visit one of the Web sites listed above; and or background on the ItalNet consortium and links to additional ItalNet collaborative projects, visit the ItalNet Projects Page at:

Oxford Text Archive (electronic versions of literary works in a dozen or more languages; unpublished materials prepared by field workers in linguistics; electronic versions of reference works; texts and corpora from individual scholars and research projects worldwide; the Archive exceeds a gigabyte and there are over 1500 titles in its catalogue)
Page by Page Books
Perseus (Classical studies database maintained at Tufts University, including reference libraries for Greek and Latin texts)
Thomas Ravenscroft
Renascence Editions (online works printed in English between 1477 and 1799; "these texts have been produced with care and attention, but are not represented by the publisher as scholarly editions... The publisher and general editor is Richard Bear at the University of Oregon")
Shakespeare's works
Thomas Tallis - maintained by Roger Wibberley
Thesaurus Musicarum Italicarum (Italian vernacular music theory) home page
Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum (Latin music theory texts from antiquity to the 17th century)
Treatises on music (database of thirteenth-century texts in hypertext)
LitCharts - a pay-to-use service