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Our Corpus comes in many forms all of which are created from the standard from of our Corpus, TEI-XMl. We offer many other versions for researchers. All the current versions we have are listed below, with short descriptions. If none of our versions are in the form that is required please contact us, and we will see if we can create version that meets your requirements.

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This is the Standard form of our Corpus. It is TEI-XML that meets epidoc guidelines. It has cRefPattern info to define the Xpaths and citation mapping patterns for the text. It also contains metadata files designed to work with the Capitains tool suite.

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