[FIXED] broken Etext links (Ancient Greek Philosopher-Scientists)

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Post by billh » July 29th, 2020, 6:07 pm

Project URL: https://librivox.org/ancient-greek-philosopher-scientists/
The Etext links do not work.

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Post by Availle » July 29th, 2020, 7:16 pm

Yes, it appears that "classicpersuasion.org" where many of the texts came from is defunct. I'm not sure there's a way of recovering the texts from other sources, it seems a rather special project with particular translations used.

The few sections that link to archive.org - the ones translated by Arthur Fairbanks - seem to be okay though.
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Post by TriciaG » September 26th, 2020, 7:58 am

I found these on the Archive.org Wayback Machine. The links should all point to texts now.
Bulwer-Lytton novel: The Caxtons
Adventure/Travel: Across Mongolian Plains
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Adult dog stories: Best Dog Stories
Gospel of Matthew: Matthew, YLT

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