Early European Books Online
Collections 1-4 contain the full text of works in all major European languages, printed in the cities which led the explosion of the print industry in the early modern era, such as Nuremberg, Basel, Leiden, Paris and Venice. This breadth of scope gives a wide-ranging overview of the intellectual life and historical upheavals of early modern Europe.
The collections contain the founding works of modern sciences such as botany, anatomy and astrology, together with accounts of travel, exploration and warfare, and influential works of literature, philosophy and humanist thought. Works from Homer, Sophocles, Virgil, Dante, Galileo, Descartes, Spinoza, and many others, are included in the collections.