Reacing Burckhardt (Die Kultur der Renaissance) with an awareness that all the old books cited in his footnotes are available now on the Internet.

Looking in vain for the Marciana MS cod. Lat. VI. 59 (= 2543), Liber de simplicibus. It was once online, but not any more.

Pudebit sane suorum
avorum nepotes venturo saeculo, si tantam et adeo raram opportunitatem
neglectam viderint, et cum ingenti Astronomiae damno praetermissam...

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Eo pacto Gallos in hanc occasionem intentos vinceret
Anglia, ac ipsi Literarius orbis deberet exoptatissimam
determinationem omnibus tribus methodis factam.

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Quamobrem huc universa defixos habet oculos Europa, nihil dubitans, quin eadem perstet adhuc ad nobilissimam facultatem promovendam alacritas...

In London, June 1760, R. Bošković uses Latin to persuade the British to observe the transit of Venus.

Indiculus verborum (orationis N. Modrusiensis pro cardinali Petro Riario, 1474) examinatur, cum LiLa lemmatibus.

Tomorrow (Apr. 15) I'll teach an online workshop for PhD students at the Univ. of Turin, Italy, on IIIF/TEI and LOD/TEI integration, and visualization in . Materials are in

Ciao a tutti!

I'm Mike (he/him), and I'm a US-based language acquisition and . Primary area of interest is using for second language learning, grounded in critical, liberatory . I teach and

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Neo-Latinists discussing universal machine readable citation. Work of Neel Smith, Chris Blackwell, Greg Crane bears fruit.

An useful resource by Uwe Springmann et al.: GT4HistOCR: Ground Truth for training OCR engines on historical documents in German Fraktur and Early Modern Latin

An example of what I currently categorize as "antonymum" variant reading: a reading which inverts the meaning of the sentence. In this case, read "multis... desideriis" instead of "nullis... desideriis". An intentional subversion or a misreading? Speculation is welcome.

I'm impressed by the work on of PhD students in foreign languages at the Univ. of Verona. // Check out the materials of my workshop (with CC license) in

A test run of the digital edition of Nicholas of Modruš, Oratio in funere Petri Riarii (1474), versio electronica. Done using TEI XML and the EVT 2 Viewer.

If you are interested in and Latin you might be interested in conference "Digital Humanities and
Neo-Latin Studies" (Apr. 14-16) // By the way, neo-Latin is most of the Latin out there, and a key and under-investigated part of the western cultural heritage

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