web-based Perseus website located at Tufts University (www.perseus.tufts.edu)
includes all of the texts and images in the Perseus database. A
smaller collection of materials on one CD-ROM has been mounted on
a server at Scribner Library to which any campus PC machine may
gain access. This subset of Perseus is particularly useful for those
students interested in site plans and quick and easy access to the
Greek texts, translations, and lexical tools of the works of such
authors as Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides
enable your machine to launch the Perseus CD-Rom, follow these instructions:
the "Start" menu, "Run" the following application
(exactly as typed here, with all spaces and slahes): \\datastor\library
apps\Library CDROM Applications\Classics
the "RunFirst.Bat" and "Perseus" files to
your computer, preferably in a new "Perseus" folder
which you have created on your harddrive before copying these
files. [To create a folder, launch "Start" "Programs"
"Accessories" and then "Windows Explorer."
In Windows Explorer, click on your harddrive (usually, drive "C:"),
and then "File" "New" and "Folder."
Name the folder "Perseus."]
the Athenian font to your C:/Windows/Fonts folder; click here
to download the font, and then save it to the folder.
you wish to launch Perseus locally, click on "RunFirst.Bat"
and then on "Perseus."
that two windows will open: the main Perseus Project Gateway window,
with nine items to choose from, and the Navigator, a small bar
in the upper left-hand corner of your screen that provides quick
navigational access through the Perseus database.
you have any difficulties setting up your computer to run Perseus
locally, contact Andrew
Ashton x5505 in the Scribner Library.