Translated Texts for Historians book series – free trial

University of Cambridge members can now access the Translated Texts for Historians E-Library until Friday 7th March.

This is a 54-volume digital library with over 14,000 pages of translated historical sources from A.D. 300–800. Examples of the content include the political letters and speeches of Ambrose of Milan to Zachariah of Mytilene’s Chronicle.

Books can be read online by going to the E-Library and clicking on the titles…


… and then the book cover which says ‘Look Inside’


Note that during the trial we do not have the ability to download the PDF.

You may find it easier to read the title if you click to FullscreenTTfH

Access is available both on and off campus. If you are off campus you will need to log in using Raven:

1. Go to the Translated Texts for Historians E-Library

2. Click on ‘Institutional Login’ on the right hand side of the page:

InstLoginTTfH3. Select the country (United Kingdom) and institution (University of Cambridge) – note that if you tick ‘Remember my selections’ you won’t have to do this each time you access the content.

4. Click ‘Log in’, and then enter your Raven details as usual.

If you think this online collection is valuable and useful for your studies please send your comments to the ebooks@cambridge team on If you don’t like the platform or find it difficult to use, please contact us to tell us why.


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