Diogenes is a tool for searching and browsing the databases of ancient texts, primarily in Latin and Greek, that are published by the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae and the Packard Humanities Institute. It is free software: you are encouraged to modify, improve, and redistribute it under the terms of the GNU General Public license.
For those who have not used Diogenes before, it has a number of useful features:
Diogenes is free, open-source software (GPL v3).
Click on any word and get a morphological analysis along with the corresponding entries in the LSJ (Greek) or L-S (Latin) lexicon. In the lexicon entries, click on a citation to jump to the context (where possible). It is also possible to perform morphological searches (i.e. to search for all or selected inflected forms of a given word). Morphological data comes from Perseus.
You can create groups of texts to search within (and for the TLG, you can select by date, genre, etc.). You can jump from search results right to the context of each passage. You can search for words in any order within a given scope and delimit that scope by punctuation or number of lines.
It's easy to open up a given passage of any Greek or Latin text and start reading with the lexicon a click away, or to browse through the dictionaries to look up a word.
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