Perseus version history


  • 1985 Planning for Perseus begins
  • 1987 Establishment of project
  • 1992 Perseus 1.0 released by Yale University Press
  • 1995 Perseus WWW site begins, with addition of LSJ9
  • 1996 Perseus 2.0 (Mac only) released by Yale University Press
  • 1997 First release of Latin texts on Perseus as well as start of Renaissance collection
  • 1999 Perseus begins work under Digital Library Initiative, Phase 2
  • 2000 Perseus 2.0 (Platform Independent) released by Yale University Press
  • 2000 Perseus web site expanded and revised becoming "Perseus 3.0"; several new collections are added
  • 2005 Perseus 4.0 released on WWW
  • 2006 Release of Perseus TEI XML collections in Greek, Latin, and English under a Creative Commons Sharalike/Non-Commercial/Attribution license.
  • 2007 Source code for Perseus 4.0 released
  • 2015 Experimental Canonical Text Services and Capitains text server
  • 2017 Open Greek and Latin launches First Thousand Years of Greek project
  • 2018 Scaife Viewer released
  • 2022 Beyond Translation released