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Internet resources


The Ancient Greek world

  • The Ancient Greek World, an exhibition from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Includes sections on land and time, daily life, economy, and religion and death.
  • Ancient City of Athens, images and information about the monuments of Athens.
  • Cultural Map of Hellas, a site sponsored by the Greek Ministry of Culture that links to museums and sites in Greece.
  • Dr. J's Illustrated Sites of Greece combines images with nice descriptions and explanations of their significance
  • Metis, using QuickTime Virtual Reality, allows the visitor to view over sixty ancient Greek sites in 360 degree interactive VR photography
  • Perseus Project, an evolving digital library on ancient Greece and Rome. Images, texts, maps, essays, on-line Greek-English lexicon, plus much more. Great site for students of Greek and Roman art, archaeology, history, literature, and language. Mirror site: Chicago

The Roman world

  • De Imperatoribus Romanis (DIR) contains biographies of Roman Emperors from Augustus through Constantine XI Palaeologus, the last Byzantine emperor in Constantinople.
  • Lacus Curtius: Into the Roman World. Includes a Roman Gazetteer, list of 1700 Roman sites, texts, atlas, Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, and selections from Platner's Topography of Ancient Rome.
  • Riley Collection of Roman Portraits features portraits of emperors and senators, as well as men, women and children during the height of the Roman empire: images, descriptions, family trees, additional links and more (Cedar Rapids Museum of Art).
  • The Rome Project. A vast collection of resources about the Roman world, including archaeology, literature, military, politics, philosophy, religion, theater, and maps of Rome.
  • Rome: Republic to Empire, essays and images on the Roman house, leisure and entertainment, gladiatorial games, the Roman army, and more (VRoma).

Greek and Latin Literature


Greek and Roman Theater

Women in Antiquity

Bibliographies and Book reviews

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Classical Trivia