Beginning of Latin literature to around 1600 CE

In Principio includes over one million incipits in Latin literature from its origins to the beginnings of the Renaissance. The database covers all literary genres, “liberal arts and theology, history and poetry, medicine and liturgy, civil law and canon law, the exact and occult sciences, summas and sermons, glossaries and correspondence, cooking recipes and cursing formulas, large treatises and small, isolated sentences.”

Materials Indexed: Manuscripts Database Type: Archival Collections Interface Language: English, French and German Materials Language: Latin Subject: Classics, History (World) Broad Category: Humanities, Languages & Literatures