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The Ancient Greek World
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- Archaeological Fieldwork and Opportunities Bulletin, sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America each year. The print edition (its call number in Cole Library is 930.1 Ar22) contains additional resources such as contact information for archaeological institutions, organizations, and governmental offices, as well as tips on how to select a project.
- Archaeology On-line: Popular magazine of the AIA
- ArchNet: WWW Virtual Library of Archaeology, links and books on a wide range of materials from scientific to cultural.
- American Research Center in Sofia Summer Archaeology Program: "Promoting the rich history and culture of Bulgaria and the Balkans; supporting a new generation of researchers and thinkers."
- Archaeological Techniques and Research Center in Transylvania, Romania: field projects from the iron age to Roman, osteology to funerary.
- Balkan Heritage Field School: Neolithic through Byzantine sites, Roman mosaics and Byzantine frescoes, photography and ceramics, and more.
- Center for American Archaeology, located in Kampsville, Illinois, offers summer internships and excavation experience.
- Corinth Computer Project features a 3D fly-through of Corinth, a Quicktime movie of the Roman forum, interactive stone for stone archaeological plans, digital maps, 3D models, site photographs, satellite images, interactive GIS data and literary texts.
- Dhiban Excavation and Development Project investigates the archaeology, environment, and history of Dhiban, a Middle Eastern town located today in west-central Jordan. The co-directors are professors at Knox College.
- Kenchreai Cemetery Project. Kenchreai, the port of the great city of Corinth on the Aegean Sea, is the site of a four-week summer program introduces students to the archaeology, history and culture of Greece through participation in a field school and accompanying seminars and excursions.
- Office of the State Archaeologist (Iowa). Learn about Iowa's past! The site features information on archaeology in Iowa, public programs, local excavations, and more.
- Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean, a course offered at Dartmouth by Prof. Jeremy Rutter.
- Pylos Regional Archaeology Project.
- Project Troia offers an account of the recent excavations by a joint team of German and American researchers, links to the museum exhibit Troia: Dream and Reality, the controversy surrounding the new interpretation of the excavation, and Troia VR which offers reconstructions of Bronze Age Troy.
- Restoring Ancient Stabiae. Just three miles from Pompeii, Stabiae was the home of summer villas of the Roman elite. Cornell grad Summer Trentin has worked there through the University of Maryland under the direction of Dr. Lindley Vann.
- Web Resources for Archaeology (Intute)
- see below for more Greek and Roman Archaeology
- Chronology of Ancient Greece, from Exploring Ancient World Cultures at the University of Evansville. Includes links to ancient maps, essays, and an anthology of readings on-line.
- 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.
- Ancient Olympic Games Virtual Museum
- 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
- Images of Orality and Literacy in Greek Art of the 5th, 4th, and 3rd centuries BCE
- 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 sites: Chicago, Berlin
- Exploring Ancient World Cultures: Ancient Rome.
- 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 Gazeteer, list of 1700 RomanSites, 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).
- VRoma MOO. Travel through virtual Rome on-line! Log-on as guest, leave password blank, and click Connect.
- Greek and Latin Texts and Translations at Perseus
- Mischa Hooker's Classics Index wiki, chock full of links to language and literature links from antiquity to the Reformation, plus manuscripts and early printed editions
- The Internet Classics Archive at MIT (downloadable translations of many classical authors)
- The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook (all in translation).
- The Latin Library at Ad Fontes Academy
- Cicero's Home Page
- The Vergil Project
- The Vulgate Bible (in Latin, of course)
- The Polyglot Bible contains parallel columns in Greek, Hebrew, Latin, and English
- Latin poetry and scansion (Mary McHugh) features exercises to learn metrical scansion, captioned audio files of poems of Catullus, Ovid, and Vergil, plus Latin karaoke
- Classics of Latin Poetry and Prose by Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Horace and Vergil read by Prof. Gareth Morgan (UT-Austin)
- Harvard Classics Department Prose and Poetry Recital Page (readings of Homer, Cicero, Catullus, Vergil, Propertius, Ovid, Statius, and Roman Declamation)
- Latin Poetry from Catullus to G. M. Hopkins, read aloud by Prof. Walt Stevenson, University of Richmond)
- Classical Myth: the Ancient Sources. Includes both images and texts about the Olympian Gods.
- Encyclopedia Mythica. Especially good because it includes mythology, folklore, and legend from around the world.
- Theoi Greek Mythology: Exploring Mythology in Classical Literature and Art
- Myth in Western Art, collection of images of mythological characters and stories.
- The Ovid Project, a collection of 17th century engravings of Ovid's Metamorphoses by Johann Wilhelm Baur and others.
- The Vatican Museums
- Didaskalia: Ancient Theater Today
- Dr. J's Illustrated Greek Theater
- Skenotheke: Images of the Ancient Stage
- Theatron: Virtual Reality, Multimedia, Cultural Heritage
- MASC: Modern Actors Staging Classics
- The Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (University of Oxford)
- Reception of the texts and images of ancient Greece in late twentieth-century drama and poetry (Open University)
- Greek and Roman Drama: A Bibliography (Porter)
- Bryn Mawr Classical Review (on-line book reviews)
- TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of journals of interest to classicists contains articles from 1992 on; primarily English language periodicals, but also some books that are collections of articles
- AJA On-line: Search the database of the American Journal of Archaeology for articles and book reviews
- ANRW: an on-line, searchable database of articles in Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt
- Other Bibliographies on the web (Diotima)
- Electronic Resources for Classicists
- Exploring Ancient World Cultures
- Humanities Home Page (Voice of the Shuttle)
- The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
- Alphatown Ionians, a team in the Cosmic Baseball Association that features Greek (and later) philosophers and scientists
- Limerick Iliadic
- S.P.Q.R., The Game (Ancient Worlds)
- S.P.Q.R. Blues, a game set in Herculaneum just before Vesuvius erupts
- Ancient Roman Cooking
- Nuntii Latini, current news and information on Latin radio broadcasts from Finland
- Examples of Greek and Latin meters in English verse