OCLC Top 29 Books With Latin as Original language


Based on the “Top 1000” titles owned by OCLC member libraries — the intellectual works that have been judged to be worth owning by the “purchase vote” of libraries around the globe .

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1. Aeneid by Virgil (Library holdings: 23553 Bibliographic records: 1357)

2. On the Nature of Things by Lucretius (Library holdings: 21966 Bibliographic records: 986)

3. Metamorphoses by Ovid (Library holdings: 20368 Bibliographic records: 1138)

4. Confessions by Saint Augustine (Library holdings: 13976 Bibliographic records: 730)

5. Utopia by Sir Thomas More (Library holdings: 12069 Bibliographic records: 446)

6. Summa Theologica by Saint Thomas Aquinas (Library holdings: 11099 Bibliographic records: 531)

7. Commentaries on the Gallic War by Julius Caesar (Library holdings: 10515 Bibliographic records: 680)

8. Carmina by Horace (Library holdings: 9174 Bibliographic records: 650)

9. Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus (Library holdings: 9109 Bibliographic records: 414)

10. Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach (Library holdings: 8743 Bibliographic records: 430)

11. City of God by Saint Augustine (Library holdings: 8698 Bibliographic records: 301)

12. Epigrams by Martial (Library holdings: 8614 Bibliographic records: 383)

13. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (Library holdings: 8423 Bibliographic records: 418)

14. Golden Ass by Apuleius (Library holdings: 7357 Bibliographic records: 269)

15. Satyricon by Petronius (Library holdings: 7141 Bibliographic records: 368)

16. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (Library holdings: 7011 Bibliographic records: 285)

17. Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius (Library holdings: 6870 Bibliographic records: 351)

18. Missa Solemnis by Ludwig van Beethoven (Library holdings: 6596 Bibliographic records: 308)

19. History of Rome by Livy (Library holdings: 6553 Bibliographic records: 667)

20. Eclogues by Virgil (Library holdings: 6553 Bibliographic records: 497)

21. Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy by Isaac Newton (Library holdings: 6532 Bibliographic records: 126)

22. Elegies by Sextus Propertius (Library holdings: 6490 Bibliographic records: 201)

23. Ecclesiastical History of the English People by Venerable Bede (Library holdings: 6375 Bibliographic records: 171)

24. Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius (Library holdings: 5838 Bibliographic records: 348)

25. Annals by Tacitus (Library holdings: 5838 Bibliographic records: 298)

26. Rule of St. Benedict by St. Benedict of Nursia (Library holdings: 5744 Bibliographic records: 409)

27. Symphony of the Harmony of Celestial Revelations by Hildegard of Bingen (Library holdings: 5653 Bibliographic records: 116)

28. Requiem by Gabriel Fauré (Library holdings: 5451 Bibliographic records: 238)

29. Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Library holdings: 5437 Bibliographic records: 234)

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Source: https://www.oclc.org/research/top1000.html

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