Online Research Tools

Online Classical Latin Dictionary - this is essentially the version of Lewis & Short offered by the Perseus project

Ramminger's Online Neo-Latin Lexicon - regularly updated, the most extensive Neo-Latin dictionary available

Du Cange's Dictionary - an extensive dictionary of medieval Latin

Packhard Humanities Institute - huge word-searchable corpus of classical Latin texts (use to identify citations)

Capelli's Dictionary of Latin Abbreviations - especially useful for reading manuscripts, but also early printed books

Lexicon Morganianum - a lexicon of modern Latin terms compiled by David Morgan and maintained by Patrick Owens

Lexicon of Latin Place Names

Graesse's Orbis Latinus

Propylaeum Research Site

Traditio Classicorum Bibliography

Neo-Latin Texts Online

For access to Irish Latin texts online click here.

A very large number of texts may be found freely available on Google Books, in the Gallica collections of the Bibliotheque Nationale, in the online collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, and in numerous other online library collections.

Other sites of particular value for Neo-Latin studies are:

Dana Sutton's Philological Museum

The Latin Library (Neo-Latin pages)


Bibliotheca Augustana


Centre for Neo-Latin Studies

1 Elderwood, College Road, Cork