Origin of the Library
The existence of the Library was revealed in the middle of the XXe century by a librarian, Jorge Luis Borges. According to its own words : "The Library exists ab aeterno."
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Format of the Books
Each book of the Library consists of 410 pages, each one of 40 lines of 80 signs. The original character set includes 22 letters, dot, comma and space. The method used here to put these works in numerical form uses the following letters:
References and links
For more informations on the Library of Babel:
- Wikipedia article The Library of Babel.
- English translation: "The Library of Babel".
- The Spanish-language text of "La biblioteca de Babel".
- Online Papers and Articles about Borges and his Work.
Number of digitized books: 9747