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Searching the Perseus Word Study Tool in Chrome & Firefox

Earlier this week, Stephen Margheim posted an Alfred workflow called Parsers for getting vocabulary and morphology from the Perseus Word Study Tool. As he writes: “It gets its parsing information from the powerful Perseus project, but presents the results in the clean user-interface of Alfred.” It looks like a great way of making the balance between reading Latin […]

Learning with Texts for Classical Languages

Last March, U. Chicago’s Alex Lee wrote a great piece for the Dickinson College Commentary blog on the value of flashcards in learning Latin, with particular focus on the electronic flashcard app Mnemosyne. My own experience confirms Lee’s conclusions about electronic flashcards—I attribute a good part of my success on comprehensive Latin and Greek exams […]

jPharr: An Experiment in Web Layout and Classical Texts

At last weekend’s “Publishing Text in a Digital Age” workshop, there was (understandably!) a lot of discussion about the potential benefits of born-digital editions over traditional print volumes. One thread that came up again and again was the legacy of the codex and book design in web editions. E.g. Should digital editions imitate book pagination? […]