Tesserae Project

screenshot of Tesserae website.

The Tesserae Project  founded in 2008, is on ongoing effort to use digital methods to detect and analyze forms of textual relatedness, including allusion and intertextuality, principally among ancient Greek and Latin literary texts, but among others as well.


University at Buffalo Server


Neil Coffee, Professor, UB Classics 

Principal Researchers

Neil Coffee,  Walter Scheirer  Asst. Prof. of Computer Science, Notre Dame

Grants and Funding

NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant 2018-2020, NEH Office of Digital Humanities Start-up Grant 2012-2014, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme 2016-17, Swiss National Science Foundation 2013-2016, University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences, and the Digital Humanities Initiative at Buffalo