9.594 new on and for the Web

Humanist (mccarty@phoenix.Princeton.EDU)
Fri, 1 Mar 1996 18:27:50 -0500 (EST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 9, No. 594.
Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (Princeton/Rutgers)
Information at http://www.princeton.edu/~mccarty/humanist/

[1] From: Chris Powell <sooty@umich.edu> (13)
Subject: Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity web site

[2] From: Willard McCarty <mccarty@phoenix.princeton.edu> (11)
From: Dana Paramskas <danap@uoguelph.ca>
Subject: FYI...

[3] From: jpwilkin@dns.hti.umich.edu (11)
Subject: new biblical resources

Date: Thu, 29 Feb 1996 20:09:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Chris Powell <sooty@umich.edu>
Subject: Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity web site

Based on a display in the University of Michigan Library's Special
Collections, the Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity web site is
available at


The site, based on the exhibition catalog by Gideon Bohak, is divided into
three sections: one deals with manuals of magical practices, another
presents various protective devices, and the third presents some of the
more aggressive uses of ancient magic. Images of the objects,
translations of inscriptions, and information about their creation are

The web site is sponsored by the Humanities Text Initiative.

Chris Powell
Humanities Text Initiative

Date: Fri, 1 Mar 1996 17:30:01 -0500
From: Dana Paramskas <danap@uoguelph.ca>
Subject: FYI...

>LINGUIST List: Vol-7-313. Thu Feb 29 1996. ISSN: 1068-4875. Lines: 126
>Date: Thu, 29 Feb 1996 03:09:31 EST
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Date: Thu, 29 Feb 1996 09:19:25 -0500
From: jpwilkin@dns.hti.umich.edu
Subject: new biblical resources

The following resources are now available on the Humanities Text
Initiative's web server:

o New Testament (Rheims, 1582)
o Die Bibel, Martin Luther trans.

Both texts were provided to the HTI by Jeffery Triggs of the
OED's North American Reading Program (NARP) and were then
converted from the NARP DTD to TEI Lite-conforming SGML. As
accessible at the above addresses, the SGML is used to facilitate
a variety of searches; the raw SGML can also be retrieved from
the "About ..." page of each resource.