Some Useful Classics Websites
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AbleMedia. Classics Technology
This is the portal of Classics education with free teaching
and learning materials, systems, and applications developed by teachers for
teachers (and students, too).
/ Classical History.
Doug. "Timeline of Roman History."
This timeline begins with Romulus and goes down to the Ottoman caputre of
Constantinople in 1453.
Alexander, Keith. Numen. The Latin Lexicon
An on-line Latin dictionary and Latin grammar tool.
American Philological Association.
The APA Agora.
Archaeological Institute of America.
Ashliman, D. L. Folklore
and Mythology Electronic Texts
Ashmawy, Alaa K.
Beard, Robert and The
Lexiteria Corporation. Alpha Dictionary.com.
Beard, Robert. Lexeme-Morpheme Base
Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology (LMBM) is known for its rigorous distinction of
lexemes and grammatical morphemes.
of Rights in Latin
Blackwell, Christopher W. Demos. Classical Athenian
A digital encyclopedia of classical Athenian democracy
which describes the history, institutions, and people
of democratic Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BCE, to publish the efforts of
scholars to answer questions about Athenian democracy.
Bonefas, Suzanne, and Barbara F.
McManus. VRoma. A
Virtual Community for Teaching and Learning Classics.
VRoma is first and foremost a community of scholars, both teachers and students,
who create on-line resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture and
who use these resources in their courses. The two major components of the
project are its virtual environment (MOO) and its collection of internet
resources, both of which can be accessed by clicking on the “hotspots” on the
images above. The VRoma MOO requires logging on as a guest or through your
personal character and password, but all the web resources are freely accessible
on the internet.
Bowman, Laurel. Classical Myth: The
Case for Latin.
Students at Wahconah Regional High School in
Dalton, Massachusetts, offer testimonials on the benfits of studying Latin.
Bulfinch, Thomas. Bulfinch's Mythology
Bulloch. Anthony. Ancient Greek
Cape, Robert. Virtual Catalog of Roman
site devoted to helping students and teachers learn more about ancient Roman
coins. These pages contain images and descriptions of coins from the Early
Republic through the end of the 4th century A.D. and the formal division of the
Roman Empire into east and west. The Catalog provides only a sample of the
thousands of Roman coin types, but it is constantly growing.
Clark, Raymond J. Vergilius. The
Homepage of the Vergilian Society.
Conrad, Carl W. Classical Resources.
Crane, Gregory. The Perseus Digital
Perseus is an evolving digital library, engineering interactions through time,
space, and language. Its primary goal is to bring a
wide range of source materials to as large an audience as possible.
Crystal, Ellie. Crystalinks:
Ancient and Lost Civilizations.
Includes Greece (http://www.crystalinks.com/greece.html)
and Rome (http://www.crystalinks.com/rome.html).
Denard, Hugh. Didaskalia: Ancient Theatre Today.
An electronic journal and resource dedicated to the
study of ancient Greek and Roman drama in performance
Douma, Michael, ed. The Ancient Roman
Farrell, Joseph. The Structure of
Farrell, Joseph, ed. The Vergil Project.
The Vergil Project is a collaborative enterprise dedicated to
collecting, creating, and disseminating resources for teaching and research
about Vergil. Its main goal is to develop an on-line, interactive hypertext
database of all materials that might be of interest to any student of Vergil,
from the novice to the professional scholar, from the passionate amateur to the
casual browser. The purpose of this resource is to facilitate the study and
enjoyment of Vergil's poetry and to make it freely accessible to the widest
Finkel, Raphael. Suda On-Line:
The Suda On Line project reflects the efforts of
scholars world-wide in the translation and annotation of a substantial text that
is being made available exclusively through the internet.
They have chosen to begin with the Byzantine encyclopedia known as the
Suda, a 10th century CE compilation of material on ancient literature, history,
and biography. A massive work of about 30,000 entries, and written in sometimes
dense Byzantine Greek prose, the Suda is an invaluable source for many details
that would otherwise be unknown to us about Greek and Roman antiquity, as well
as an important text for the study of Byzantine intellectual history.
Ancient Greece (Hellenic) Sites on the World Wide Web
Foss, Pedar W. Romarch.
Roman Art and Archaeology.
The ROMARCH home page is the original
crossroads for Web resources on the art and archaeology of Italy and the Roman
provinces, ca. 1000 BC - AD 700.
Francis, J. and Ross Scaife.
Francis, J. and Ross Scaife.
Kentucky Latin Teaching Page.
Important sources of information pertaining to the
certification, placement, and practices of Latin teachers.
Frischer, Bernard. The Horace's
This site offers some of Horace's poetry read in Latin and video clips of his
George, Michael, ed. Trajan's Column.
Getty Research Institute. Century
Photography of Ancient Greece: The Gary Edward Collection
Glowacki, Kevin T. The Ancient
City of Athens.
The Ancient City of Athens is a photographic archive of the archaeological and
architectural remains of ancient Athens (Greece). It is intended primarily as a
resource for students and teachers of classical art & archaeology, civilization,
languages, and history as a supplement to their class lectures and reading
assignments and as a source of images for use in term papers, projects, and
presentations. We also hope that this site will be useful to all who have an
interest in archaeological exploration and the recovery, interpretation, and
preservation of the past.
Google Earth. "See Ancient Rome in 3-D"
Karen Gould Manuscript Collection
Information about a collection of 31 manuscripts in the Karen Gould
Collection which were on display at Monmouth College in the fall of 2013.
Halsall, Paul. Internet History
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and
copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or
excessive layout) for educational use. Conveniently organized
chronologically and geographically.
Harden, Mark. Artchive: Greek Art.
Harden, Mar. Artchive: Roman Art
Harley, J. B. and David Woodard.
The History of Cartography, Volume 1.
University of Chicago
Hartzler. Bruce. Metis: A
QTVR Interface for Ancient Greek Archaeological Sites
HBO Rome Series: http://www.hbo.com/rome/
Richard M. The Detective
and the Toga. Roman Mysteries.
A growing list of mysteries and other fiction
about ancient Rome written in all languages. Links to English-language works.
Bibliographies organized by genre, theme, etc.
Hellenic Ministry of Culture. Cultural
Map of Hellas.
Hendry, Michael. Advice
for Tiros: How to Find the Right Journal for your Work.
Hendry, Michael. Curculio.
Hendry, Michael. Ioci Antiqui: Ancient
Hooker, Richard. Ancient Greece.
Hooker, Richard. Rome.
Interactive Ancient Mediterranean.
IAM is an on-line atlas of the ancient Mediterranean world designed to serve the
needs and interests of students and teachers in high school, community college
and university courses in classics, ancient history, geography, archaeology and
Map of Greece
Mediterranean Basin /
Joe, Jimmy. Timeless Myths. Classical
Myths Geographia. Aegean Map.
Latsis Group. The Museum Cycle
Since 1997, the Latsis Group and Eurobank EFG, under the
auspices and coordination of the Latsis Foundation, publish annually a
volume devoted to a single archaeological museum, aiming to create a
series whose scholarly prestige and aesthetic approach would contribute to
a deeper knowledge and further understanding of the various aspects of the
history of Greek civilisation.
Lendring, Jona. Articles on
Lindemans, M. F.
An alphabetically-organized site. The
mythology section is divided to six geographical regions:
Middle East, and
Oceania. Each region has many clearly defined subdivisions that will
ease your search.
The Folklore section contains
Arthurian legends, and fascinating
folktales from many lands.
In addition, the site features
special interest areas to enhance and refine research. A
legendary heroes, an
image gallery, and
genealogical tables of various pantheons and prominent houses.
Includes hundreds of images of all kinds of deities, heroes, and
strange creatures of every description. The
encyclopedia will serve the serious researcher, the student, and the
casual reader with equal success.
Mahoney, Anne. "Two Hundred Essential
Mahoney, Anne and Ross Scaife. The
The Stoa Consortium provides a venue for the exploration of innovations in
scholarly communication, with a focus on Classics and Classical Archaeology.
Maps of the Roman Empire
free on-line English-Latin dictionary. Also
includes an essay on why people should study Latin todya.
Matthews, Kevin and Artifice,
Inc.. Ancient Roman
Building on the classical stone architecture of the Greeks and Etruscans, Romans
built and engineered durable and inspiring structures across Europe and beyond.
Matthews, Kevin and Artifice, Inc.
Ancient Greek Architecture.
This Day in Ancient
Metaphysics Research Lab at Stanford
University. Stanford Encyclopedia of
Images of the Trojan War Myth
Study Guide for Homer's Odyssey.
Mohr, James, et al. The Mapping
Negenborn, Rudy. Catullus Translations Website.
The Catullus Translations website
is the place to find translations of the poetry of Gaius Valerius
Catullus. Many many contributors have created a collection containing over 540
versions of Catullus poems in 25 different languages.
Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World
allows us to express Roman communication costs in terms of both time and
expense. By simulating movement along the principal routes of the Roman
road network, the main navigable rivers, and hundreds of sea routes in the
Mediterranean, Black Sea and coastal Atlantic, this interactive model
reconstructs the duration and financial cost of travel in antiquity.
Jim. Vergil: Some Links to On-Line Resources.
Osborn, Tracey. Teacher
Oz's Kingdom of History.
Phillips, Tony. Antikythera Mechanism.
(American Mathematical Society)
Pantiela, Maria. Electronic
Resources for Classics: The Second Generation.
Ancient Greek Cities.
Porter John. The Homepage of John
Contains links to lots of useful material. Worth browsing!
Roman Numismatic Gallery: Roman Coins,
Sculpture, Military Equipment
This site is misnamed.
In addition to Roman coins, it is an excellent resource for Roman sculpture and
Saffire, Paula. Songs of Sappho.
Sakoulas, Thomas. Ancient-Greece.org.
Greece presents articles about Greek history and culture alongside maps
and pictures of art, archaeological sites, and museums.
Scaife, Ross. Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender
in the Ancient World.
Diotima serves as an interdisciplinary
resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient
Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach
courses about women and gender in the ancient world. This site includes course
materials, the beginnings of a systematic and searchable bibliography, and links
to many on-line resources, including articles, book reviews, databases, and
Scaife, Ross. Stoa Image Gallery.
Scaife, Ross and Ernest Ament. A Glossary of
Rhetorical Terms with Examples.
Schwartz, Jonathan. The Herodotus
This is an ongoing project documenting in photographs many of the places and
artifacts mentioned by Herodotus (c 500 500 -- c 425 BCE) in his Inquiries. This
site is updated monthly with photographic tours that are hyperlinked with the
Seigal, Louis M., Ruth Breindel,
Steve Williams, and Fred Mench.
Information about historical Novels set in Ancient
Seland, Torrey. Resource Pages for
These pages are intended as a resource for serious, scholarly studies of the
early Christian writings and their social world.
Sfetsos, Elias. Ancient Technology.
Sherlock Holmes in Latin!
Sherman, Gail. Ovid. Metamorphoses.
Shetler, Joseph L. Link to Ancient
Roman history, religion, warfare, literature, art, architecture,
archaeology, and more, all grouped by category.
Siegel, Janice. Dr. J’s Illustrated Guide to the Classical World.
Sienkewicz, Thomas J. Bibliography
of Internet Resources on Ancient Societies
Sienkewicz, Thomas J. Some Useful
Timelines on the Web for Ancient Societies.
Smith, Alden. Pagina Amicorum
The Friends of Ovid Homepage.
Special Collections Library at Duke University.
Duke Papyri Archive.
The Duke Papyrus Archive provides electronic access to texts about and
images of nearly 1400 papyri from ancient Egypt. The target audience includes:
papyrologists, ancient historians, archaeologists, biblical scholars,
classicists, Coptologists, Egyptologists, students of literature and religion
and all others interested in ancient Egypt. The project of conserving,
interpreting, cataloguing and imaging the largely unpublished Duke papyrus
collection was supported by a grant from the
National Endowment for the Humanities , and is part of the
Advanced Papyrological Information
System (APIS) Project.
Stevenson, Daniel C.
Internet Classics Archive.
Struck, Peter. Classical Studies
This is the course website for Struck's popular mytholg course at the
University of Pennsylvania. It includes some special features like an on-line
visual dictionary of mythology.
Suzanne, Bernard. Index of Maps of
the Ancient Greek World..
This page provie maps, most names of
locations are individually clickable to get to an entry providing information on
the location (mythology, history, famous citizens, etc.).
Suzanne, Bernard. Plato and His
Thinkquest Team 26602. SPQR Online.
Universal Artists, Inc.
Ancient Greece - history, mythology, art, culture and architecture.
Links and information on
ancient Greece: history, mythology, art and architecture, Olympics, wars,
people, geography, etc.
University of Arizona Department of Classics
Why Study Classics?
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and
Anthropology. The Ancient Greek World. http://www.museum.upenn.edu/Greek_World/land.html
An online exhibition from the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology
and Anthropology, examining the land and time periods, daily life, economy,
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and
Anthropology. The Real Story of the Ancient Greek Olympics
University of Winnipeg
Libraries. Classics Subject Guide.
Webb, David A. Classical
Backpacking in Greece.
Whitcomb, Christoopher, L.C.E. Art History.
Whitcombe, Christopher L.C.E.
Images of Women in Ancient Art.
Williams College Department of Classics.
Resources for Classics Students
Mythology in Western Art
Available by subscription only.
Cool Map of
Crete / Cool Map of Greece
/ Maps of the Roman
Still to be reviewed and listed
Electronic Resources for Wheelock's Latin
of Greek Mythology) /
Classics Page at Ad Fontes Academy / The
Latin Library / Cicero
Homepage / On-Line
Survey of Audio-Visual Resources in Classics / LibrarySpot.com
to Ancient Rome /
Day in the Life of an Ancient Roman / Virtual
Pompeii / Greek
Chronology / Etymologic
/ Forma Urbis Romae / Editions
of Galen /
Info: Classical Studies /
of Ancient Rome /
Orbis Latinus /
Ancient Coins for Education /
Pompeii Ruins /
Pompeii (Official Site) /
the Snow (2004) / Classics
in Contemporary Culture /
and Myth /
Scholarly Article in Classical Studies: A Guide for
New Members of the Profession /
Europa Nunc Unita /
Place Names in Latin /
Webites / Greek Language
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