Translated Texts for Historians E-Library

Our renowned Translated Texts for Historians book series makes available historical sources from A.D. 300–800 translated into English, in many cases for the first time. Now the Translated Texts for Historians E-Library offers this indispensable collection as a digital resource, containing 62 volumes from the series that bring together a wealth of important early medieval texts in translation, with scholarship from leading academics.

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  • Comprehensive: 64-volume digital library with over 14,500 pages of translated historical sources, from the political letters and speeches of Ambrose of Milan to Zachariah of Mytilene’s Chronicle.

  • Wide-ranging: The translated texts span A.D. 300–800 and have been translated into English from Greek, Latin, Syriac, Coptic, Arabic, Georgian, Armenian and Old Irish. The geographic range covers Syria, Arabia, Armenia, Georgia and Egypt in the East; North Africa; major cities of the Roman Empire (Antioch, Alexandria and Constantinople); and Spain, Gaul, Italy, Britain and Ireland in the West.

  • Variety of texts: Types of writing include histories, chronicles, letters, annals, formularies, compendia, political speeches, military and theological handbooks, poems, documentary sources, records of church councils, biblical and theological commentaries, sermons, church histories, Christian treatises, Christian and pagan panegyric and polemic, Neoplatonic texts, Lives of saints, bishops and popes.

  • Continuous access: 24/7 access to the most authoritative and scholarly translations of these texts.

  • Invaluable: Each volume of scholarly translation includes an introduction setting the text into context, and rigorous notes on content, interpretation and debates.

  • Easy access for your library: hosted on Atypon's Literatum platform, with powerful search tools and industry standard usage reports.

  • Digitally preserved: all content is digitally preserved in the CLOCKSS Archive.

Available for outright purchase or as a subscription. For further details on the TTH E-Library and pricing options, or to arrange a FREE TRIAL, please contact Jennie Collinson.

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