4.0664 Information on CETEDOC (from CETEDOC) (1/181)
Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Wed, 31 Oct 90 22:46:26 EST
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0664. Wednesday, 31 Oct 1990.
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 90 09:08:51 +0100
From: "J. Schumacher" <THOMDOC@BUCLLN11.BITNET>
We would be happy if the people interested in the new CETEDOC CD-Rom
products could let us know it: the number of copies has a great
influence on the price fixing policy.
Thanks by advance.
After the announcement of the new CETEDOC ELECTRONIC TEXT LIBRARY we
received a lot of inquiries about the CETEDOC, about the CORPUS CHRIS-
TIANORUM, about BREPOLS, about the CD-ROM products, about prices and
retrieval software, a.s.o.
In order to satisfy each one please find here a general answer for all
the asked informations.
CETEDOC: means: CEntre de Traitement Electronique des DOCuments.
The CETEDOC is a research institute of the CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY
of LOUVAIN at Louvain-la-Neuve.
postal adress: CETEDOC
Place Blaise Pascal,1
B - 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Manager: Prof. Paul TOMBEUR (Dr. Phil. class.)
Coordination: Jean SCHUMACHER (Dr. Phil. class.)
Main project: The study of the occidental latin tradition
from antiquity until now.
within: - TPL The THESAURUS PATRUM LATINORUM.
Data bank of all the latin church fathers from
Tertullianus until Beda, edited by CORPUS
CHRISTIANORUM IN THE Series Latina.
Data bank of the authors included in the CON-
TINUATIO MEDIEVALIS Series of CORPUS CHRIS-
TIANORUM (from VIIth until XVth century).
Data bases already created with the Cetedocian
retrieval software LIIT (Logiciel d'Interro-
gation Interactive de Textes):Augustine (more
than 5 million words), Gregory the Great (1,2
million words), Hieronymus (1,7 million), Ber-
nard of Clairvaux (840 000 words).
In creation: TPL-Series Latina and TPL-Conti-
nuatio medieevalis (each more than 6 million
complementary project: scanning of all the
authors edited by the CORPUS SCRIPTORUM ECCLE-
SIASTICORUM LATINORUM (CSEL,Vienna) in order
to complete the Patrum Latinorum data bank.
First author in scanning: Ambrosius Mediolanen-
- DLMN and DLMD Medieval Latin dictionary of Belgian
sources (from VIIth until XIIth century). Texts
and Acta Diplomatica.
Data bases already created (about 8 million
- other: The oecumenical councils of the second mille-
nium; The Franciscan Sources of the XIIIth cen-
tury; The Auctoritates Aristotelis; Salimbene
da Parma; Spinoza's Ethica; a.s.o.
- TPG THESAURUS PATRUM GRECORM. Study of the greek church
fathers edited by CORPUS CHRISTIANORUM in the
first publication: Thesaurus GREGORII NAZIANZENI
(in Press). Contains: Index singulorum operum,
Reverse Index and Concordance on microfiches.
- TLFB TRESOR de la LANGUE FRANCAISE de BELGIQUE.
Study of all the french texts written in Belgium.
A data base of more than 1 million words exists.
Publications of the CETEDOC: Collection "Informatique et
Etude de Textes'.
- Conciles Oecumeniques (vol. 1-9);
- A.M. Denis, Les Pseudepigraphes de l'Ancien
- R. Gryson, Litterature Arienne latine (vol.
- Thesaurus Bonaventurianus (vol. 1-5);
- Corpus des Sources Franciscaines (vol. 1-8);
- Florileges medievaux;
- Spinoza, Ethica.
CORPUS CHRISTIANORUM: Editor.
Contact: Father Eligius Dekkers
postal adress: Sint Pietersabdij STEENBRUGGE
Baron Ruzettelaan, 435
B - 8320 BRUGGE 4
Contact: Mr. Laurent Bols
postal adress: Brepols Publishers
Baron Frans du Fourstraat, 8
B - 2300 TURNHOUT
Genearl catalogues, Newsletters, detailed leaflets
about the collections are available.
Brepols publishers is also the distributor for the
The CETEDOC ELECTRONIC TEXT LIBRARY:
New Products: The SUPPLEMENTA ELECTRONICA.
(on CD-ROM or on floppy disks).
These products are COMPLEMENTARY of the ongoing
- INSTRUMENTA LEXICOLOGICA LATINA published with each new
edition of the CORPUS CHRISTIANORUM series (Series Latina
and Continuatio Medievalis).
last fascicles: n. 60 CM53F Andreas a S. Victore, In Danielem;
n. 61 CM97 Paschasius Radbertus, De fide;
n. 62 CM71 Chronica Hispana;
n. 63 CM05 Speculum Virginum.
Each fascicle contains an ENUMERATIO FORMARUM, a REVERSE INDEX
and an exhaustive CONCORDANCE on microfiches.
- THESAURI series: already published: Thesaurus Gregorii Magni,
Thesaurus Bernardi Claraevallensis,
In press: Thesaurus Hieronymi.
Each Thesaurus is dedicated to the OPERA OMNIA of a christian
author. It consists of a printed volume with the INDEX VERBORUM
SINGULORUM OPERUM and a box and binder with the complete CONCOR-
DANCE and REVERSE INDEX on microfiches.
Definite plans for the new products:
- a CD-ROM with the whole THESAURUS PATRUM LATINORUM i.e. all the
texts edited by the CORPUS CHRISTIANORUM (Series Latina and Con-
tinuatio Medievalis) and published by BREPOLS, Belgium.
The data base will contain about 20 millions words. First publi-
cation: summer 1991. An update is foreseen every two years. The
texts on the CD are corrected or not yet corrected. The
CORRECTED texts are the texts published with ILL fascicles or
published as Thesauri. The other are declared UNCORRECTED (they
have been verified and corrected only once instead of three
- a CD-ROM named THESAURUS FORMARUM LATINARUM containing a data
base of all the latin words in the Cetedocian data banks:
-> "classical" latin: words coming from the texts on the cd-rom
elaborated by the PHI or coming from other institutions (as Seneca
Opera omnia, from Pisa);
-> patristical latin: the Thesaurus Patrum Latinorum data bank;
-> medieval latin: Belgian authors from viith until xiith century;
-> recent latin: as Spinoza, for example;
-> latin texts (other): Franciscan sources, oecumenical councils,
Bonaventura,Index Thomisticus, Salimbene da Parma,a.s.o.
More than 50 million words. The foreseen interrogation levels are:
period,century,author,work. Frequencies will be given globally, by
author and by work. First CD-ROM: summer 1992. Update: every 2
- "stand alone" data bases on CD-ROM or on floppy disks (depen-
ding on the volume of data to be included in the data base).
-> Bernardus Claraevallensis,opera omnia;
-> Corpus of Cistercian Sources;
-> Gregorius Magnus, opera omnia;
-> Concilia Oecumenica s. XI-XX;
-> Petrus Lombardus, Sententiae.
- TPL texts on floppy disks: full texts without apparatus criticus.
-> Augustinus, De civitate Dei;
-> Gregorius Magnus, Moralia in Job, a.s.o.
CD-ROM products. Additional informations.
- prices: not yet fixed.
People with standing orders for the CORPUS CHRISTIANORUM
publications will be advantaged.
Updates: lower prices for people who bought the first release.
- software: in final discussion.
functions asked: - full sentence context;
(CD-ROM TPL) - left, right and median truncature;
- boolian operators;
- multiple entries selection;
- selections with parenthesis;
- save of search strategies;
- wildcards,proximity searches;
- retrieval of the responses; a.s.o.
- Format: not the same as the TLG/PHI disks.
- PUBLICITY: IN PREPARATION (BREPOLS PUBLISHERS).