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ALPHA TO OMEGA: Need a gift for...

ALPHA TO OMEGA: Need a gift for the classicist who has everything? How about the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, a compact disc produced by UC Irvine that contains every surviving Greek text from 750 BC to AD 600. . . . With the disc and the proper computer, you can call up any of 9,500 works by 3,190 authors, a total of 65 million words. . . . At only $300 for individuals or $500 for institutions, “it’s a great deal,” says its creator, UCI classics professor Theodore F. Brunner, who has been working on it since 1972.


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