Latin language information resources

This guide lists selected print and electronic information resources in the Library and on the Internet that will help you better enjoy studying Latin. 

If you need help, please contact Ivana Niseteo, Liaison Librarian for English, French, French Programs (FASS), Global Humanities, Linguistics, and World Languages & Literatures at 778.782.6838 or or Ask a librarian.


  • Bibliotheca Latina - An extensive collection of Latin texts from the 6th century BC until the early 20th century. Collected by Prof. Ulrich Harsch, Augsburg, Germany.
  • Latin and Greek texts - Perseus Project. Click on a word to bring up parses, English translations and frequency statistics.




Dictionaries and encyclopedias

  • Lewis & Short Latin dictionary [print & online]
  • Oxford Latin dictionary - P.G.W. Glare [print]
  • Thesaurus linguae latinae - The most comprehensive dictionary of the Latin language; it covers every author and work from the first items of Latin up to 600 AD [print



To find Latin grammar books in the SFU library, search the catalogue by Subject 'Latin language--Grammar'.



Bakground information

Art Gallery

Courtesy of Olga's Gallery

These paintings depict some characters from the stories compiled in the Latin via Ovid textbook.