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Hi all,

For those out there of a literary bent ....
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From:	DeTroyes@AOL.COM (Douglas Killings)
Sender:	MEDTEXTL@VMD.CSO.UIUC.EDU (Medieval Texts - Philology Codicology and
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Date: 95-07-28 18:21:38 EDT

Crossposted to Oldnorsenet, Medtext-L, Chaucer-L, Earlymed-L, Mediev-L:

OMACL releases -- July, 1995:

The following e-texts are now available for download to anyone who wants

Chaucer, Geoffrey:
"Book of the Duchess" (W.W. Skeat edition) [OMACL #1]
"Parliament of Fowles" (W.W. Skeat edition) [OMACL #3]
"House of Fame" (W.W. Skeat edition) [OMACL #2]
"Troilus and Criseyde" (W.W. Skeat edition) [OMACL #5]

Henryson, Robert:
"Testament of Cresseid" (D. Lang edition) [OMACL #6]

Hesiod, Homer, et al:
"Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica" (H.G. Evelyn-White translations of
the "Theogony", "Works and Days", "Catalogues of Women", "Shield of
Heracles", "The Homeric Hymns", "Battle of Frogs and Mice", and various
fragmenta). [OMACL #8]

Icelandic Sagas:
"The Life and Death of Cormac the Skald" <Kormak's Saga> (Steffanson &
Collingwood translation) [OMACL #7]
"The Saga of Grettir the Strong" <Grettir's Saga> (G.A. Hight translation)
[OMACL #9]

All texts are in the Public Domain in the United States, and are released in
straight ASCII format.

Texts can be downloaded from the following site:

Anonymous login, then set for directory:

(Thank you to Prof. Lynn Nelson for making this directory available!)

Additional sites will be noted as they become available.  Some of these texts
have also been released (in slightly different form) via Project Gutenburg.

FUTURE RELEASES (items currently in final preperation):
"The Story of Burnt Njal" <Njal's Saga> (G. DaSent translation)
Ariosto: "Orlando Furioso" (W.S. Rose translation)
"The Song of Roland" (Moncrief translation)

I am now aiming to release at least one new text a month, and have a number
of other works already lined up.

As always, comments are appreciated.

--->Douglas B. Killings