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  • Bennett, Charles E. New Latin Grammar
    • "The object of this book is to present the essential facts of Latin grammar in a direct and simple manner, and within the smallest compass consistent with scholarly standards. While intended primarily for the secondary school, it has not neglected the needs of the college student, and aims to furnish such grammatical information as is ordinarily required in undergraduate courses."
  • The Classical Language Instruction Project
    • Hear ye, hear ye! "Welcome to the Classical Language Instruction Project  (C.L.I.P.) at Princeton University.  This site contains samples of Greek and Latin prose and poetry texts, read by various schorals and in different styles.  It is designed to help students of the classical languages to acquaint themselves with the sound of Greek and Latin and to practice their own reading skills." This site gives you a feel for the sound of Greek and Latin with passages by a number of ancient writers, including Homer, Plato, Virgil, Horace, Ovid, and Seneca.
  • E. L. Easton - Latin - Listen & Speak
    • Links to oral resources for Latin. "Listen to Latin, Latin in the Movies, Speak Latin, Pronunciation, Teach Listening, Teach Speaking."
    • Latin.  "Huge collection of organized and annotated links, for students of Classical Latin." Over 100 links in September 2004
    • Greek.  Under construction.
    • Hebrew.  "Learn Hebrew free on your on."  Over 30 links, including a Hebrew typing tutor.
  • English-Latin On-line Dictionary
    • Download a free Latin-English & English-Latin dictionary
  • Free Latin
    • Free Games that drill you on Latin grammar.
  • Free Latin: Da et dabitur tibi!
    • Free resources in the following categories: Pictures, games, vocabulary, tests, texts, powerpoint, movies, software, audio, and misc.
  • The Intelligent Person's Guide to Latin
    • This Project has two purposes:

    • a) To deliver an "architectonic view" of the Latin linguistic system, with a sense of what the parts mean and where they fit into a working linguistic whole. 
      b) At the same time to present a rational explanation of the individual components as they are described (paradigms and all), in the belief that we know enough about practical linguistics at this time to revamp the Classical traditional-ese jargon and talk about Latin as a language-system which was quite satisfactory for well over a millennium of varied communications. 
    • From William Harris' Humanities and the Liberal Arts site. 
    • Alternate site here.
  • International Language Centre
    • Various resources for the study of Latin (as well as other languages).
  • Latin 1 Class Home Page
    • From KET Distance Learning.  Sections include Mores, Historia, Grammatica, Cetera, Verba, Fabulae, Mythology, Yearbook, and Links.  The grammatical tips are very helpful.
  • Latin 100 Schedule
    • Translation and grammar for "Finis Rei Publicae: Eyewitnesses to the End of the Roman Republic."  "This course combines a close reading of selections of late Republican prose with a thorough grammar review. Caesar's Civil War forms the core of the material read; excepts from letters of Cicero, Hirtius' treatment of the period just before the outbreak of war, and some other readings supplement Caesar's narrative." 
  • Latin Dictionary Online
  • Latin Language Study: AV aids to Language Programs.
    • AV Latin materials keyed to specific texts.
  • Latin Praxis.
    • Using words & phrases to master Latin. 
  • Latin Teaching Materials.
    • Drills for using nouns, & verbs.  Translation practice. 
  • Latin Homework Forum
    • You can post your Latin questions here.  They may even be answered.
  • Lingua Latina, aka Winlatin.
    • Free software you can install on your computer.  It lets you practice writing forms for nouns, verbs, &adjectives.  This file is 5.2 megs.  If it takes too long for you to download, you can bring a zip disk to my office &copy it directly.
  • Latin Verbs.
    • Drills on conjugating various verbs.
  • Latin Word List
    • 8,000 common Latin words & their translations. 
  • NCLG: The National Committee for Latin and Greek
    • An organization for the promotion of teaching Latin and Greek.
  • OneLook Dictionary Search
    • Links to many dictionaries, including Latin, Greek, & Hebrew.
  • Pro Latin / Pro Latein
    • This is a German site but has an English version.  "Latin at school and university suggestions, tips, translation, Grammar, lessons, learning games, exercises, texts, links, papers, quiz, help and support with reading (texts and links: Caesar, Cicero, Ovid, Sallust, Seneca, Tacitus, Vergil...) Current Latin-News from all over the world."
  • QuickLatin
    • "QuickLatin is a tool which helps you translate Latin into English.  At the moment it does not do English into Latin.  It has dictionary and parsing capabilities, plus some sentence-handling abilities. QuickLatin 1.0 is a competely rewritten shareware application which uses the Whitaker's Words dictionary and includes algorithms like those of Words, but adds sentence and translation-handling code.  It's still a bit basic at the moment, but I will keep enhancing it."
  • Tech Library
  • Textkit Greek & Latin Learning Tools
    • "Textkit is a language learning site which provides Greek and Latin grammars, reading material, classical e-books and other learning resources.  Textkit is the Internet's leading source for free, fully downloadable, public domain Greek and Latin grammars. We also provide a wide range of classical e-books from Greek and Roman authors. With over 143 grammars and e-books to choose from, Greek and Latin learners have downloaded 223,895 grammars and e-books."  This is a great site.  Check it out.
  • Tips for Studying Latin
    • How to study Latin with less stress.
  • Translation Tips
    • Tips for translating Latin in 201 & 202.
  • Vis-Ed Latin Flash Cards
    • "These 1000 cards provide a basic Latin vocabulary for first and second year high school or first year college individuals. Cards are in alphabetical/numerical sequence according to the spelling of prime Latin terms."
  • Woodhouse's English-Greek Dictionary
    • WOODHOUSE, S. C.English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language by

    • London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, 1910 .
      Type in an English word and get its Greek translation.
  • Yahoo! Groups : ScholaLatina. A practical Latin course for acive use.
    • The Schola Latina is a mailing list intended for those who wish to follow a systematic course of study in the colloquial Latin Lanaguage, i.e. for those who wish to acquire an ability to actively use Latin in communication.

Latin Grammar

Abigail's Big Table of Useful Latin Phrases
Modern phrases translated into Latin. 
Classic Recital Page
This recital site was created for (and by) the classics teaching staff at Harvard to help students grasp the vital performative aspect of ancient literature. 
Classical and Christian Latin Teachers' Support Group
"This list is the main vehicle of the Classical and Christian Latin Teachers' Support Group. Please post questions regarding teaching Latin, answers to questions, classroom experiences, curriculum suggestions, encouragement, prayer requests, any thing you have found helpful and especially quality Latin materials you have created, etc."  Hosted by
Classical Salutations and Closings
How to say hi & bye in Latin.  With tips on how to use these ancient greeting in email.
Classics Technology Center
This is a portal to the future of Classics education. It is a repository of practical tools, for educators and other classicists, to enhance the use of computer technology in Classics education.
It has Whitaker's Latin-to-English Dictionary.
"CONJUGUEMOS is a self-timed, self-grading program for language students of all levels and ages. You can select the verbs you want to practice, the amount of time you want the exercise to last, and you can print a grade verification sheet at the end of your practice. To begin, choose any of the exercises to the right."
A one-stop resource for Latin students and educators.
Elementary Latin at Tufts University
Susan Stenik's home page for her Latin courses.
A Russian newspaper written in Latin.  Just what you never knew you wanted.
The Free Learn-Conversational-Latin Project
Welcome to the (until we agree on a better name) Free Learn-Conversational-Latin Audio project! The goal of this project is to create and make freely available audio files which will facilitate the learning of conversational Latin.  Many people have had success learning modern languages through audio programs like the Pimsleur series. Unfortunately, nothing like this yet exists for conversational Latin. Learning by listening and speaking can be both fun and effective. 
Glossarium Anglico-Latinum
English-Latin philosophical dictionary.
Grex Alter Latine Loquentium
Links to on-line dictionaries in Latin.  Also has Latin texts.
How the Romans Cussed and Swore: Invective
Epithets and Other Roman Interjections.
KET Distance Learning
"KET's Distance Learning site is a major educational component of our Humanities, German, Latin and Physics courses."  This site has some excellent grammar exercises. 
Links to various resources for studying Latin, from grammar to on-line recordings to a guide to Latin in the movies.
Latin Chat
Even though the internet hasn't quite advanced enough to allow us to talk to each other, scattered all over the globe as we are, it does make it very easy for us to write to each other ... IN LATIN! 
Latin Curriculum Reviews
Evaluations of resources for studying Latin &Greek.  Especially designed for home schooling.
Latin Grammar Aid and Wordlist
Type in the form of the word that you would expect to find in a dictionary or a truncated form of the word. If you want help with the ending of a word, type the ending in the space provided.  Also at the Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid site, which includes "Words by William Whitaker," which is "about 30000 entries, as would be counted in an ordinary dictionary."  Type in the Latin word, get the English translation.
Latin - Home Page resources.  "Expert guides to help you find / learn / share."
Latin Library
The Latin Library at Ad Fontes Academy.  Ancient texts in Latin. They have a list of all the works on the site here.  They also have handouts to help in the study of Latin.  These are keyed to several textbooks: Lingua Latina, Latin via Ovid, Jenney, Fabulae Graecae, Cupid & Psyche, Caesar, etc.
Latin Literature - Grammar Front Page
Good explanations of grammar--nouns, pronouns, verbs, etc.
Latin Maxims
Sayings in Latin.
Latin Teaching Materials at Saint Louis Missouri
This site has many charts to help with your study of grammar.
Latin Teaching Resources
University of Virginia resources for Latin teachers.
Latin Page
Download Latin software.
Latin: The Key Concepts.
This is a companion to the Royal Holloway course in Beginners Latin, based on Units 1-16 of Gavin Betts, Teach Yourself Latin. It's designed principally for review by those who have already completed the course, but can be studied as an independent guide. It doesn't follow the order of material in the coursebook precisely; rather, it threads what I hope is a logical and progressive way through the grammatical topics covered.
It's just what it seems to be--Latin links in a Yahoo format.
Latin classroom ideas &projects.
Latinteach Links
Useful links for Latin teachers.
Latinteach Webring
Links to sites aiding the teaching of Latin.
Listening Lab: Audio Files
Here are the sounds of Latin -- with a little Greek thrown in. Hundreds of audio files that can be heard using Real Player. Pronunciation guides, vocabulary, exercises from major grammars. 
Main Classics Page
Mainly grammar, especially exercises for the Ecce Romani textbooks.
Medieval Latin
Latin Culture Resources.  Links to Latin resources, especially Medieval.
Medieval Latin
Latin Culture Resources.  Links to Latin resources, especially Medieval.
"Minimus: Starting out in Latin is a unique course for 7-10 year olds, providing a lively introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britain with a highly illustrated mix of comic strips, stories and myths. Minimus Secundus continues the course up to 13."
Penn's MOO is also the first Latin MOO in cyberspace, passing under the name MUGIT (which is Latin for the noise a cow makes but seems also to acronymize Multorum Utentium Gregi Interesse Transcribendo -- "to be in a flock of many users by writing").
Multilingua. (Better Read than Dead)
Web site of George Sharpley, author of our textbook. 
Obscenity in Classical Latin 
The ancient Romans had lusty appetites; just like modern people, they seemed to have one thing on their minds. The Charles Bukowski Memorial Center for Classical Latin Studies seeks to drag obscenity out of those dusty tomes and stick it right where it belongs. 
One Thousand Latin Words
A list of Latin words with English translations in .pdf form.
Orbilius Download Page
Orbilius is an interactive vocabulary and verb tester designed to be used with Teach Yourself Latin Units 1-16. You can use it to test yourself on vocabulary and verb endings, or simply as a kind of interactive flash card to help you review.
Orbis Latinus
Place names in Latin.  Good for geography & for finding the location of early printed documents. Such names were used on the title page of early documents.  Brigham Young University has a similar list.
Orbis Sensualium Pictus
"Jan Amós Komensky (Comenius): Orbis Sensualium Pictus. English edition 1659. 309 páginas. (Primera edición latín-alemán: 1658)."  This is a cool book with images, the Latin text to read on the right, and the English translation on the left. 
Outline of the Comparative Grammar of Latin
My goal in putting together this outline is modest. I hope to provide the English-speaking/reading student with an up-to-date, reliable, introduction to the historical and comparative phonology and morphology of Latin. Where I have followed a view that is not standard doctrine, I have indicated the source.
Paul Barrette's Latin Resources.
Vocabulary flash cards. Also translates dates into the Julian calendar.
Prurient Latin Vocabulary List
Get your prurient Latin vocabulary (dirty Latin words) here.
Rude words in Latin
A list of rude Latin words found in Plautus.  (They often end in "e" because they're in the vocative case.)
Sluggy Freelance in Latin
"Sluggy Freelance is a web comic written by Pete Abrams.  Here I [Jeb] have translated it into Latin." 
Study Stack
This site has flash cards for many subjects, including Latin. 
Tolle, lege!
Here you will find some easy Latin texts.  Even if you have seen more difficult ones before, you may find these worth a try. In fact, reading should be easy. 
Quis vocaris? Your Name in Latin!
From  S ·  A ·  L ·  V ·  I (Septentrionale Americanum Latinitatis Vivae Institutum--North American Institute for Living Latin Studies).  They have some other handy links there.
Quizzes over Latin Noun Forms
Total Physical Response Stories
Stories Keyed to Oxford Latin Course Vocabulary.  From Matthew D. Webb, who also has materials for Latin I-A (6th grade), Latin I-B (7th & 8th grade), World Mythology, and Exploring the Roman World.
Viva Voce -- Roman Poetry Recited--MP3
Listen to Latin poetry over the Internet.  This page also has an introduction to Latin meter.
Vocabula computatralia
Vocabulary words for talking about computers in Latin.
Wikebooks Introductory Latin Course
"Latin From Wikibooks, the free textbook project. This is an elementary Latin course accompanied with a detailed grammar based upon Kennedy's Public School Latin Grammar designed to introduce one to the world of classical languages."
YLE: Nuntii Latini
Weekly broadcast of news in Latin.  Broadcast from Finland's YLE radio.  Read along in Latin as you hear it spoken over the internet.

Greek Grammar

Ancient Greek Language Instruction
Supplemental material keyed to specific texts. 
for general Greek language resources, visit Greek Language Study
to hear what Greek sounds like, visit Greek Language Performance
Ancient Greek Tutorials
"Welcome to the Ancient Greek Tutorial site of the Department of Classics of the University of California, Berkeley, a project of Professor Donald Mastronarde and the Berkeley Language Center." Includes these sections: Pronunciation Guide, Pronunciation Practice, Accentuation Tutorial, Accentuation Practice, Principal Parts, Vocabulary, Verb Drill, Noun Drill, English-Greek Paradigms.
Ancient Greek with Thrasymachus
On-line supplement to Thrasymachus posted by Ann Thomas Wilkins and Alison Willard Barker.
Ancient Greek Web Materials at UCB
On-line drills on the following: Pronunciation Guide, Pronunciation Practice, Accentuation Tutorial, Accentuation Practice, Principal Parts, Vocabulary Drill, Verb Drill, Noun Drill, Paradigms. 
First Greek Book Homepage
"This website contains additional information about the new greekstudy group using John Williams White's First Greek Book.  Like all greekstudy groups, this group is free and open to anyone. To participate, you only need to subscribe to the list and have a copy of the texbook The text is out of print, but it's available to download for free as a PDF document from Textkit. It's also available from many public and academic libraries, as well as from used bookstores."
Adjectival or descriptive case with basic meanings of or from; sometimes a retreating context.
Greek 102: Elementary Greek II
"Here, finally, are some of the handouts for the course, including those supplied in Greek 101, available in PDF format and readable after you have downloaded Adobe Acrobat Reader." 
The Greek Alphabet
A Pronunciation Guide is an excellent resource for the pronunciation of each letter. This guide is a part of Ancient Greek Tutorials, by Donald J. Mastronarde with the assistance of the Berkeley Language Center of the University of California, Berkeley. Two versions of A Pronunciation Guide are available: the Unicode version & the GreekKeys version.
If you would like to view the differences of Greek pronunciation through the ages, go to the Guide to Greek Pronunciation Conventions: How we pronounce Ancient Greek, Biblical (Koine) Greek, and Modern Greek. On the Little Greek 101 website, arrows will point you in the right direction in the section, How to Write Greek Letters.
Greek for Little Scholars
J. W. Burns.  Greek for Little Scholars. 1866.  A good vocabulary book--pictures with the Greek words written underneath.
Greek Grammar on the Web
The electronic gateway to the Study of Ancient Greek.
Harvard Classics Recital Page
This recital site was created for (and by) the classics teaching staff at Harvard to help students grasp the vital performative aspect of ancient literature. Hear recitals of Homer, Ovid, Statius, Catullus, Cicero, and John Donne.
Homeric Greek
 "Welcome to the free Homeric Greek study group, which is being started and facilitated by Beth Piepenburg.  Using A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, each participant will submit the assignment to the facilitator, who will post the collation to the Greek Study. . . . The purpose of this website will be to provide information about getting started, submitting assignments, and locating additional help."
The Intelligent Person's Guide to Greek
Helpful grammar introduction from William Harris, Prof. Em., Middlebury College.  Part of his HUMANITIES AND THE LIBERAL ARTS © Web site.
Introduction to Ancient and Biblical Greek: Gateway
"These two sequences of online Greek courses (1331/1332 and 3331/3332) are intended to engage students with diverse backgrounds, goals, and interests, in learning interactively.  The common goal will be the acquisition of  fundamental translation skills in ancient and/or Biblical Greek.  Because the Greek "common"  (koinê) dialect resulted from a convergence of ancient dialects where Attic, the Greek spoken in Athens, predominated, instruction in ancient Greek, which is traditionally based on Attic, is at the same time an introduction to the language of the Old and New Testaments."  Gateway II
An Introduction to Ancient Greek
"Cecelia Luschnig's "An Introduction to Ancient Greek". Cecelia has given me lots of her support materials, like study guides and labs, which I have placed on this website"
KALÓS verb conjugator
"Kalos is a Classic Greek verb conjugator. It is able to produce several styles of conjugation charts, given a verb's canonical or "dictionary" form. Best of all, those grids can be printed!"  Also best is that it is free!
Koine Greek Study Group
 This is a first-year course in New Testament Koine Greek. It does not assume any knowledge of Greek. However, knowledge of another inflected language is useful since it reduces the learning curve: Greek nouns/adjectives use a case system very similar to Latin's or Russian's and Greek has an inflected article like German's.
There is no cost to participate. However, the following two books must be purchased:
     Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar 2nd Edition by William D. Mounce ISBN: 0310250870
     Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook by William D. Mounce ISBN: 0310400910 
Liddell-Scott-Jones Greek Dictionary
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is very pleased to announce the release of a new online version of Liddell-Scott-Jones (LSJ) free and open to the public. The TLG version of LSJ represents five years of intensive work with the aim of producing a fully edited and searchable version of LSJ with links to the TLG corpus. Text citations within LSJ are linked to both the full TLG corpus and the Abridged TLG. TLG subscribers will be able to browse full-texts by clicking on LSJ citations. Non- subscribers will be linked either to the Abridged version or will be shown short snippets of text. The interface allows dictionary look up (headwords and Greek within entries), reverse look-up (searching within English definitions) and searches for headwords in the TLG corpus.
MAQOS / MATHOS Ancient Greek Language for Beginners
MAQOS aims:
  • To introduce beginners to the rudiments of Ancient Greek 
  • To supplement existing courses in the language 
  • To encourage students to pursue the subject further: 
Mounce: Summary Lectures on The Basics of Biblical Greek, by Dr. Bill Mounce
"These summary lectures were given at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary during the fall of 2000 and spring of 2001. This course will take you through the basics of biblical Greek, from the alphabet to noun and verbal grammar. The lectures correspond to the second edition of the textbook, Basics of Biblical Greek, which came out July 2003."  The site has some software to help drill vocabulary and verb forms, along with some good fonts.
One Thousand Greek Words
A list of Greek words with English translations in .pdf form.
Reading Ancient Greek
Enchiridion: A User-Friendly Guide to Reading Ancient Greek



Abbreviations of Classics Journals
Abbreviations of journals that occur in references.  You can use this to figure out where a quote comes from.  These are the abbreviations used in the l'Année Philologique.
Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions
This page provides access to a series of lists containing abbreviations found in Latin inscriptions. The series represents a new compilation of such abbreviations, assembled from digital texts of all Latin inscriptions published in L'Année Épigraphique between 1888 and 1993.
Aesop links from the Mad Cybrarian
Aesop's Fables in Latin &Greek.
Aesop's Fables
An online collection of 656+ fables. 
Aesop's Fables in Latin. The first six texts of the Aesop commonly known as the Anonymus Neveleti, an English collection composed in the late twelfth century, used in schools throughout Europe well into the sixteenth century. 
AESOPICA.NET: Aesop's Fables Online
A site with Aesop's Fables in English, French, Latin, Spanish and Greek.  The stories are cross-indexed to the parallel stories in other languages.  From MythFolkLore.Net by Laura Gibbs. An excellent site, one of the best I've seen. Also available there: 
  • Myth-folklore Online
  • World Literature: Frametales
  • Harrius Potter
  • Online Greek Materials
  • 1000 Latin Proverbs
  • Fairy Books of Andrew Lang
  • Fabulae Faciles
  • Medieval Latin Online 
    • 1. Orientation | 2. Moses | 3. Samson  | 4. Evangelium | 5. Augustinus: Confessiones | 6. Augustinus: De civitate dei | 7. Hrabanus | 8. Physiologus | 9. Franciscus | 10. Jovinianus | 11. Aesopus | 12. Reinardus | 13. Egeria | 14. Hrotsvitha | 15. Heloisa
  • Figures De La Bible
  • Latin Composition Tips: How to write in Latin
Alicia in Terra Mirabili. L. Carollis
The Amazing Ancient World of Ancient Civilization
A site with many good links to sources for studying the ancient world on the Internet.  They arranged into 4 parts: Egypt, Greece, Rome, and general.
Ancient Astrology and Divination on the Web
This an organized, annotated set of more than 100 links to reliable information about ancient (primarily Greek and Roman) astrology and divination. It is designed to provide some alternative to web searches that turn up dozens of pages by modern astrologers and palmists--believers all. Indeed, I should say at the outset that I am not a believer in astrology or any other form of divination. I am, however, interested in ancient culture in all its facets. I hope you find some of these resources useful.
Ancient Classical History - Comprehensive Ancient Greek and Roman History Site
A good resource for basic information on Greece and Rome from
Ancient Clothing & Adornment
This index page collects the articles in Smith's Dictionary on clothing, shoes, cosmetics, hairstyles etc. 
Ancient History Timeline.
A timeline for ancient history from Thinkquest
The Ancient Library
Scanned Classical Works.  Classical dictionaries & other works. 
  • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith (1867) — three-volume, 3,700-page ocean of Greek and Roman historical, literary and mythological figures. new
  • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1870) — 1,300-page compendium of information on the classical world; excluding biography and geography
  • Dictionary of Classical Antiquities by Oskar Seyffert (1894) — guide to the ancient world, with 716 pages, 2,630 entries and over 450 illustrations.
  • Classical Gazetteer by William Hazlitt (1851) — a dictionary of some 14,000 ancient Greek and Roman places.
  • Wiki Classical Dictionary.  The Wiki Classical Dictionary (WCD) is a new wiki devoted to the history, literature, mythology, art and archaeology of the ancient world. The WCD opened on April 4, 2005.
Ancient Near East .net
"From prehistory to the Muslim conquest of the 7th century CE, embracing the diverse and exotic lands at the meeting point of three continents, the Ancient Near East occupies a central position in archaeology and ancient history, art and religion. Passionately dedicated to electronic resourcing and content provision, Ancient Near East .Net forms a dynamic portal site evolving gradually to meet the needs of the Ancient Near East community (scholars and laypersons alike) for content, ideas, resources and information exchange."
Ancient Philosophy & Modern America
A series of stories from NPR on the value of ancient philosophy in American popular culture. 
Ancient Theme
"Ancient Theme is: building models of scenes and sites from ancient history using Lego bricks.  It is a pursuit shared by fans of the Brick, both youth and adults. This website exists to promote the activity and reward those who bring the ancient world to life in this colorful way." 
Ancient World Languages: Fonts
Avaliable Font Packages:
  • The Egyptian Languages through out the ages. Hieroglyphs, Hieratic, Demotic and Coptic. Over 1500 left and right face glyphs, plus over 800 script characters. 
  • Egyptian Cartouche, Persian Cuneiform, Greek, Hebrew Stars, Qumran, Syriac, Mayan: 1 & 2, Months, Days, Numbers & Mayan Stuff, Stylized English. 
  • Includes The Egyptian Project, Assyrian Cuneiform, Summerian Tokens, and the Aztec Calendar.
  • Mayan Lite is a Small collection of Mayan Glyphs. Syllabic Mayan, Months, Days, Numbers and other stuff. 
  • Southeastern and Southwestern Indian glyphs, Cree and Cherokee.
Ancient World Mapping Center
"Mapping the ancient world, from Athens to Zucchabar."
The writing systems of ancient languages from Arabic to Zapotec.  Site webmaster "Lawrence K." has created an extensive site with good graphics.
AncientSites: Take Your Place in History
Experience a world of ancient history created by enthusiasts like you from all over the globe.
"Welcome to AncientWorlds where history comes alive! This online community for lovers of ancient history is free for many features and activities such as reading and posting on the discussion boards as well as touring member Homesites."  This site has material on Rome, Athens, Egypt, Babylon, Celtia, Germania, MachuPicchu, & the Orient.  Located at both and
AnPhilNet: The Database of l'Année Philologique on the Web.
This is the standard database for looking up research on classical material. It is like the MLA database but for ancient sources.  Their Table des Périodiques (Periodical Tables) is a list of common abbreviations for journals dealing with the classics.
Antioch Classical Languages Utility
"Antioch is a utility which allows you to type classical Greek, Hebrew and Coptic in Word. It includes fully programmable Greek and Hebrew keyboards, a uniquely simple and flexible system for handling diacritics and vowel points, an elegant font with all necessary characters, and converters for documents in many other formats."
Apollonius of Rhodes Bibliography
The Arabian Knights and the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Ok, it's not specifically classic, but the tales are often studied in conjunction with ancient stories like those of Aesop.
The Archimedes Palimpsest
An account of a rediscovered work by Archimedes, hidden in a Palimpsest for 800 years.
"ARCHAEONIA is an interactive journey through the era of ancient Greek civilization, which contains unknown fascinating details about ancient Greek myths, religion, sciences, arts, history, athletics & technology."  Very good site.
Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.B.
"This Web feature is designed to complement 'Art of the First Cities,' on view at the Metropolitan Museum through August 17, 2003. The landmark exhibition surveys the flourishing of the world’s earliest civilizations in Mesopotamia and surrounding regions—stretching from the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean across Iran and Central Asia to the Indus Valley—during one of the most seminal and creative periods in history."
Art History
Art history page of Dr. Rozmeri Basic at the University of Oklahoma.  She has sections on Aegean art (Minoan, Mycenean, Cycladic), Etrucsan art, & Byzantine art
Links to e-texts.
Attalus: Greek and Roman history 320 - 100 B.C.
"This site contains detailed lists of events and sources for the history of the Hellenistic world and the Roman Republic. It includes links to online translations of many of the sources, as well as new translations of some works which have not previously been easily available in English." Year by year links to primary accounts of what happened that year.  Very good historical link.
Dictionary of Cultural Literacy Hirsch, E. D. Jr., Joseph F. Kett, James Trefil. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy. 3rd ed.  Basic information that every educated person should know.  "A recent addition to the Great Books Online reference site, the New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy is intended to raise its readers' level of erudition. While it is possible to search the 6,900 entries in the Dictionary, users may find it easier to use the Index to browse from A-Z. Another good approach is to start with the Table of Contents, where there are 23 short explanations of broader areas, with links to relevant entries arranged below. [DS]"  Also on Bartleby: The Harvard Classics: The Shelf of Fiction, many of which are translations of ancient works.
BBC: Ancient History: Romans
Links to Historic Figures, Timelines, Programmes, Reading Room, Talk History, For Kids, History Trails.  Also has some Recipes.
Bibliotheca Augustana
Collection of texts in Latin, Greek, German, &English.
Blackmask Online: Classics
Online classic etexts from Blackmask Online: Free Refills on Ebooks.
Blogographos: Blogging for the Demos
Logographos (lo-go-GRA-fos): in ancient Athens, someone who composed forensic speeches professionally.  Blogographos: a reader of or participant in  Blogographos is a public blog to which anyone interested in Greek and Roman antiquity may post. This means interested laymen as well as professional classicists and students. This blog is not intended as a challenge to the resources for classicists currently available--chief among them the Classical Greek and Latin Discussion Group, hosted at the University of Kentucky, and David Meadows's rogueclassicism--but rather as a complement.
BMCR: Bryn Mawr Classical Review
"Bryn Mawr Classical Review publishes timely reviews of current scholarly work in the field of classical studies (including archaeology). This site is the authoritative archive of BMCR's publication, from 1990 to the present." 
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Books on the classics, Latin, & Greek.  They even have fun titles like Green Eggs and Ham in Latin.
The Brooks School Classics Web Links
Links to classics sources.
Bulfinch's Mythology
Bulfinch's four books on mythology--Classical mythology (2 vols.), King Arthur, and Charlemagne.  Although his work is from the mid-1800s, it is still important and widely used as an introduction to mythology.  "Written to 'teach mythology not as a study but as a relaxation from study,' these ageless volumes span the ages: from the Olympus of Zeus and the Valhalla of Thor, to the Round Table of King Arthur and the escapades of Robin Hood." Also available from
The Caesar Machine
This program lets the user scroll through the Latin text of Caesar's Gallic War, Book I (about 8000 wds.). Clicking on an unrecognized vocabulary word will open a small window with the dictionary entry for that word. 
Cantica Latina
Songs like "Three Blind Mice" in Latin.  Cheesy  fun for the whole family.
Carrie: A Full-Text Electronic Library: Classical Latin
Apuleius, Caesar, Catullus, Cicero, Horace, Livy, Nepos, Plautus, Propertius, Prudentius, Sallust, Tibullus, Vergil
Center for Hellenic Studies
Online resources from Harvard.  "The Center was founded in 1961 and designed to rediscover, in the words of the founders, the humanism of Hellenic civilization."
Chi Files
Crossword puzzles with classic themes.  From the Classics Technology Center.
The Chicago Homer
"The Chicago Homer is a multilingual database that uses the search and display capabilities of electronic texts to make the distinctive features of Early Greek epic accessible to readers with and without Greek."  Site with interlinear Greek-English versions of Homer, Hesiod, & the Homeric Hymns.
Classic Greek Theatre of Oregon
Each September in Portland, Oregon, the finest professional performers and designers in the region collaborate on ancient Greek drama.  Performances are given in a beautiful 600-seat amphitheatre, surrounded by trees and a lake, on the grounds of Reed College.
Classical Archaeology Images
Images from the Stone Age to the Roman Empire.
Classical Atlas Project
Sales blurb for an atlas of the ancient world.
Classical Images
This site has a number of classical images.  There is no index, so you have to click on the individual images to see what's there.
Classical Myth: The Ancient Sources
Links to images & texts regarding Greek mythology & the Olympian Gods.
Classical Mythology
"This site is intended for Dr. Robin Mitchell-Boyask's courses in Classical Mythology for Summer and Fall 2002. Others may find it useful and are welcome." Study guides and introductions to mythology from Apollo to Zeus.
Classical Salutations and Closings
How to say hi & bye in Latin.  With tips on how to use these ancient greeting in email.
Classical Search Engines
Various search engines for doing research on the classical period.
Classical Studies in Kentucky
Welcome to the Classics Department at the University of Kentucky.  Includes modern Latin, Diotima (a site focusing on women in the ancient world), etc.
ClassiColor: Ancient Statues in Color
"There is in these months a very interesting exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen "Classicolor" with a number of reconstructions showing, how ancient Greek and Roman sculpture was polychrome -not colourless white marbles. If you don't come to Copenhagen, you can see some pictures I have taken.
Lars Kirkegaard"
Classics Discussion Lists
The world of Classics and Ancient History has always (it seems) been well-served by email discussion fora. This page offers a list of such resources which Classicists (professional and budding) might find useful along with brief descriptions.
Classics: Egyptian Antiquity, Latin, Greek and Geometry Will Be Found Here
Mainly a site about ancient mathematics, but with Greek grammar for Euclid also.
Classics Meta-Search
Search several classics search engines from this site.  Look up words in Latin & Greek, search Perseus, find the meaning of rhetorical terms, etc.
THE CLASSICS PAGE at Ad Fontes Academy 
Links to their & other Latin texts.  The sections are as follows: Latin Texts, Classical Links of General Interest, Classical Associations & Groups, Classical Journals, Special Sites and Homepages, Discussion Lists, Images of the Ancient World, Latin Resources.
The Classics Page
You'll find over 500 pages of news, information, games and controversy about the life, literature, art and archaeology of the ancient world of Greece & Rome. Plus an award-winning bookshop! 
Classics Unveiled
MythNET | Rome Unleashed | Rome Exposed | Latin Wordstock
Colosseum Papercraft Building
Create your own 3-D Colesseum by printing, cutting, & pasting the .pdf  files here.  Canon also has models of the Parthenon, the lighthouse of Alexandria, the Great Pyramid, the Parthenon, the Trojan Horse, and other items of interest.
Commission for Ancient Literature & Latin Tradition
Bibliographie Homer 1978-1992
Altgriechische Musik / Ancient Greek Music.  Modern reconstructions of ancient Greek music.
Homer-Singen / Homeric Singing
Altgriechische Aussprache / Classical Greek Pronunciation
Nachleben des antiken Mythos.  Greek gods--Latin books on-line
Concordances of Great Books
Great books from A to Z, including ancient authors from Aesop's Fables to Virgil
Contexts and Comparisons: A Guide to the Great Works Courses
Backbround material for the following areas.
I.Epic Poetry II.Sacred Texts III.Classical Drama IV.Medieval Narrative V.Renaissance Literature I.Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Works of Fantasy, Philosophy, and Satire II.Versions of Romanticism III.Nineteenth-Century Prose Narrative IV.Modern Drama V.Twentieth-Century Prose and Poetry The Choral Public Domain Library
"The Choral Public Domain Library (CPDL) is the largest website devoted exclusively to free choral sheet music. Begun in December 1998, the site already has over 230 contributors and 5,000 scores," many of them in Latin. 
Dale Grote's Third Semester Latin
Easy Latin texts for third semester Latin. The stories of Perseus, Hercules, Jason, & tales of Roman history.
Deeds of Arms
Deeds of Arms A Collection of Accounts of Formal Deeds of Arms of the Fourteenth Century edited by Steven Muhlberger. Excerpts from the Chronicle of the Monk of St. Denis, Chronique du Religieux de Saint-Denys, ed. M.L. Bellaguet, v. 1 (Paris:  Crapelet, 1839).  Steven Muhlberger has a number af other helpful resources at his home page covering late antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the history of democracy.
The Dictionary of the History of Ideas
The Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Studies of Selected Pivotal Ideas. Ed. Philip P. Wiener. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973-74.  Good source for philosophy & religion articles.  Maintained by the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library.
Didaskalia--Ancient Theatre Today
"Didaskalia is an electronic resource and journal dedicated to the study of ancient Greek and Roman drama in performance. . . . Didaskalia is an English-language publication about Greek and Roman drama, dance, and music as they are performed today. The name Didaskalia is taken from the inscriptions used to record the outcomes of drama and music festivals in Athens."  The site has an excellent introduction to ancient drama, schedules of modern performances, and a journal with articles on the drama, classic & classic-related.
Digital Facsimiles of Copenhagen Manuscripts
Some good images of medieval mss.  Includes Lucretius, the Bible, a beastiary, and many other books.
DIGRESSUS, the Internet Journal for the Classical World
"Digressus, a fully refereed online journal formed by a consortium of postgraduates at the universities of Nottingham and Birmingham, UK, seeks primarily to give postgraduates interested in Classical Studies the opportunity to begin publishing."
Dr. J's Illustrated Guide To The Classical World
"This site is designed to open up the world of classical antiquity to students of all levels. Enjoy! Use of files, images, and text for educational purposes is encouraged, with appropriate attribution." This site has pictures of Greece, Italy, Latin grammar helps, timelines, etc.
Dewey Classical Greek and Hellenic Literature
Online texts arranged by the Dewey decimal system (880).
Dewey Latin and Italic Literatures
Online texts arranged by the Dewey decimal system (870).
The Digital Michelangelo Project
OK, so he's Renaissance, but much of his work shows classical influence. 
Diotima Anthology
Translations of works for the study of women in the ancient world.
Eis Aphroditen
"The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, composed and sung by Christos Zygomalas."  Has the original Greek text, a verse translation, and a .mp3 performance of the Greek hymn.
Electronic Text Center -- University of Virginia
The Center combines an on-line archive of thousands of SGML-encoded electronic texts and images with a library service that offers hardware and software suitable for the creation and analysis of text.
Electronic Resources for Classicists
This list by Maria Pantelia is organized, up-to-date, and annotated. 
Elpenor's Bilingual (Greek/English) Anthology of Primary Sources
Material from Homer forward from É L L O P O S: The Greek Word. Three Millennia of Greek Literature.
The Encyclopedia Mythica
An encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legend. It contains over 5700 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world
Eos: The University of Chicago Library
Various books from the University of Chicago that have been photographically scanned.
Eos: A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome
This reference book has been photographically scanned.  It tells about ancient temples, monuments, etc.
Epicurus & Epicurean Philosophy
"Epicurus helped lay the intellectual foundations for modern science and for secular individualism, with many aspects of his system still highly relevant. . . .  Follow the links below to learn more about Epicurus and his philosophy!"
"This website serves as an informational resource documenting the legacy of Epicureanism with electronic texts, photography, book lists, news items, and links to related sites."
Epistolae Abaelardi et Heloysae
The letters of Abelard and Heloise posted by Martin Irvine
Erasmus Text Project
The purpose of this web site is to make available over the web various texts of Desiderius Erasmus. Presently I am putting on-line all of the public-domain texts and translations that I can get my hands on. I will tend to give priority to those works less available in print.
Est linguam latinam, Carole Brune!
Charlie Brown in Latin.  What stipes thought that up?
Etruscans on the Web
Links to sites dealing with Etruscans.
Exploring Ancient World Cultures: Index of Internet Resources
Site introduction: "The EAWC Internet Index tracks a variety of resources that are relevant to ancient and medieval times and that might prove useful to students and teachers who are engaged in serious study. It is divided into five sub-indices: 
  1. a chronology
  2. an essay index
  3. an image index
  4. an internet site index and
  5. a primary text index
Each of these is further divided into sections, one for each of the cultures represented: the Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Early Islam and Medieval Europe."
Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Links to the texts of many tales & myths on the Internet.  "D.L Ashliman has placed hundreds of these tales on this well-designed website for the edification of the web-browsing public."
Forum Romanum
"We host a number of materials for the classical scholar, including texts, translations, articles, and other pedagogical resources. The centerpost of Forum Romanum is the Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum, a digital library covering the entire body of Latin literature, from the earliest epigraphic remains to the Neo-Latinists of the eighteenth century."  This site is like the Gutenberg of Latin.  It has links to authors from Abelard to Walahfrid.
The George Oritz Collection [QuickTime, .mpg]
This site is an online version of a travelling exhibit of the unique private collection of George Oritz, who has been gathering Greek, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, and other artifacts for some 42 years. At the site, visitors can view the full collection (280 pieces), along with catalog entries for each piece, as well as 20 key works presented in 3D via QuickTime VR. The collection is browsed by 36 geographic sections (Near East, Greek World, China, etc.), some of which are further divided by type of artifact. Each entry links to the full catalog description and a larger image. Also included at the site are a glossary and some video clips from a television interview of Oritz. [MD]
The Golden Bough
Sir James George Frazer.  The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion.  "A monumental study in comparative folklore, magic and religion, The Golden Bough shows parallels between the rites and beliefs, superstitions and taboos of early cultures and those of Christianity. It had a great impact on psychology and literature and remains an early classic anthropological resource." From
Google Print
"Google's mission is to organize the world's information, but much of that information isn't yet online. Google Print aims to get it there by putting book content where you can find it most easily – right in your Google search results. . . . Just do an ordinary Google search. When we find a book whose content contains a match for your search terms, we'll link to it in your search results."
Great Books: Antiquity
Aeschines, Aeschylus, Aesop, Antisthenes, Apollonius of Perga, Archimedes, Aristippus, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Claudius Galen, Epictetus, Epicurus, Euclid, Euripides, Gilgamesh, Herodotus, Hesiod, Hippocrates, Homer, Horace, Lao Tzu, Livy, Lucan, Lucian of Samosata, Lucretius, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Marcus Aurelius, New Testament, Nicomachus of Gerasa, Old Testament, Origen, Ovid, Plato, Plotinus, Plutarch, Ptolemy, Pyrrho of Elis, Sappho, Sophocles, Tacitus, Thucydides, The Vedas, Virgil, Xenophon, Zeno of Citium
Greek and Latin Classics Texts.
Library of Congress links to texts on the internet.
Greek Medicine from the Gods to Galen
"The Greeks bequeathed to subsequent generations many insights into the practice of medicine -- along with observations about anatomy and physiology. This online exhibit, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine's History of Medicine Division, offers a brief overview of these discoveries." (The Scout Report. June 6 2003)
Greek Mythology Links
The Greek Mythology Link is a new collection of the Greek myths written and published on line by Carlos Parada, author of the book Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology, published in 1993. The Greek Mythology Link contains texts, images, tables and maps. The mythical accounts are based exclusively on classical sources.
Greek Philosophy:
Translations of ancient texts, articles on Greek philosophy, downloads, etc.
A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices
This book contains definitions and examples of more than sixty traditional rhetorical devices, all of which can still be useful today to improve the effectiveness, clarity, and enjoyment of your writing. 
The Herodotus Project
"This is an ongoing project documenting in photographs many of the places and artifacts mentioned by Herodotus (c 500 -- c 425 BCE) in his Inquiries. This site is updated monthly with photographic tours that are hyperlinked with the text."
"Here is an example of recitation in action. Figure I offers the first seven lines of the Aeneid in full scansion. Follow the meter as you listen to the sound file."
Hippocrates On-Line
If you're interested in Hippocrates, Galen, and other ancient medical writers, try the "Collection de rééditions de textes anciens" from the BIUM (Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de Médecine, Paris).  Texts are in Greek, Latin, & French.  English translations of Hippocrates and Galen are available from the Medicina Antiqua
A Historic Atlas Resource - Europe
Maps of Ancient and Medieval Europe and the Middle East. Some of them require Shockwave.
Historical Maps of Europe
From "the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (PCL 1.306), a general collection of more than 250,000 maps covering all areas of the world."
Historical Maps Overview
"This document lists all historical maps either (1) directly accessed from the Culture 4.0 CD-ROM (159 internal images stored as JPG files), or (2) or externally accessed at WWW (internet) sites linked by the program. These maps, the bulk of them being scans from early 20th-Century historical atlases, are listed below, both chronologically by era and geographically."  Provided by "Culture® 4.0: The Contextual Guide and Internet Index to Western Civilization (a PC- and Mac-compatible CD-ROM)"
History & Politics: Ancient Rome
A page of articles run by Ling Ouyang.
Horace's Villa
"Salve! This site offers information about Horace's Villa and the excavations undertaken there from 1997 to 2001. Among the many features you will find are QuickTime panoramas of the site as well as Horace's villa poetry read in Latin by Prof. Matthew Dillon of Loyola Marymount University. There are also videos about Horace's villa and about another important villa, the Villa of the Papyri, which has been recreated at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, California (currently closed to the public for restoration)." 
Horreum - Lexicum nominum geographicorum latinorum
A page of Latin names for geographical sites.  It doesn't have many names for American cities  It does have Vasintonia for Washington.
How to Host a Roman Orgy
From the Interactive Drma website. "There's a lot more to throwing a good old-fashioned Roman revel than just draping yourself in bedsheets and getting wild. The ancients took their fun seriously; dinnertime debauchery was an art refined over the course of centuries, from the relatively austere decadence of Tiberius in the first century A.D. (naked waitresses) to the boundlessly inventive frolics of certain third-century emperors (don't even ask)."
Hypermail archives
Archives for several mailing lists related to the ancient world.
The IED: The Indo-European Dictionary
"The IED project is supervised by Alexander Lubotsky and Robert Beekes. The aim of the project is threefold:
  1. to compile etymological databases containing the inherited vocabulary of various Indo-European branches and to publish them on the Internet;
  2. to create an Indo-European etymological database on the Internet;
  3. to compile a new Indo-European etymological dictionary, which will replace Julius Pokorny's Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (Bern: Francke, 1959). Although Pokorny's masterpiece is an indispensable tool used by Indo-Europeanists for all kinds of research, it is completely outdated. A new dictionary is a long-felt desideratum.
The whole project is planned in such a way that every researcher will be responsible for one language, the one in which he or she is specialized. Later, the collected evidence will be rearranged in accordance with the respective Proto-Indo-European roots."
Imperium Romanum (The Roman Empire)
"When we civilized the world the first time we did not ask anyone for permission...nor will we this time!"  They have their own constitution and everything.
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 related fields." 
International Latin Meetup Day
"Join other Latin Speakers and Students near you!  Wanna do as the Romans do (or did)? Meetup with other local Classical Latin students, perhaps even scholars, to learn, brush up or "speak" a dead language."
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook has expanded greatly since its creation, and now contains hundred of local files as well as links to source texts throughout the net. 
The Internet Classics Archive: 441 searchable works of classical literature
Select from a list of 441 works of classical literature by 59 different authors, including user-driven commentary and "reader's choice" Web sites. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP)
"The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy was founded in 1995 for the purpose of providing detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy. The IEP is free of charge and available to all internet users world wide. Unlike most printed philosophy reference works, the IEP is continually revised and updated. It is among the most heavily accessed philosophy sites on the Internet and receives over 5,000 visitors daily." A good place to start your research on philosophy, both ancient & modern.
Internet Publications
Various resources from Leiden University.  Bibliographies mostly, including ones for Pindar, Bacchylides, Apollonius Rhodius, Aratus, Bion, Callimachus, Epigram, Hermesianax, Herodas, Lycophron, Moschus, Nicander, Nonnus, Oppian, Quintus of Smyrna, Theocritus ; Hellenistic History, Hellenistic Poetry 1995-1999; Catullus, Ovid, Valerius Flaccus, Virgil; 'Homeric' Simile, Lucianus.  Good starting point for research papers.
IntraText Digital Library
"Full-text Digital Library committed to accuracy, accessibility and usability, offering texts and corpora as lexical hypertexts.  Powered by Èulogos IntraText dLib: HLT-based Digital Library System."  Texts in: Albanian, Chamorro, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Deutsche, Dutch, English, Español, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, Français, Gaelic, (Scots), Greek, modern (Translit.), Hungarian, Icelandic, Italiano, Letzeburgesch, (Luxembourgeois), Lingua, latina, Lithuanian, Maltese, Moldavian, Norwegian, Pali, Polish, Português, Româna, Sanskrit (Translit.), Sardo, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tetum, Vietnamese.  General Map
James J. O'Donnell's Home Page
James O'Donnell (JOD) has a site that includes the following: "Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace," "Bryn Mawr Reviews," "Electronic Journals on the Internet," "Augustine of Hippo," "Apuleius, Apologia,"  "Boethius." One of the best sites for Augustine on the Internet.
Janus Quirinus
"The main theme of this site is Roman history, although I may include other areas of Classics too. This is a site in the process of being put together. The only complete section is “Essays”. Hey, Rome was not built in a day. If it was, I would have asked the designer(s) for help."
Just for Kids! Antiquity on the Web
Links to sites designed for kids.  Brought to you by: Hebe, Goddess of Youth
Know the Romans
This site is easy to navigate and has a simple design, but is yet very attractive. It includes information about many different areas of Roman life, with differentiated quizzes to test your knowledge on the Romans. The site has many images and videos which gives people the opportunity to learn in different ways. The website is written so it is easy to read and to understand.
Labyrinth Latin Library
Greek, Classical Latin, Medieval Latin texts.
LacusCurtius: Into the Roman World
Bill Thayer's extensive site.  He has texts, including Ptolemy & Quintus Curtius & William Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities.  He also has photos & information on ancient culture & art.
L'Annee philologique
"Thirty-one years (1969-1999) of the Année philologique (volumes 40 to 70) have now been put on-line by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, under the direction of Éric Rebillard, in collaboration with the American Philological Association and the Database of Classical Bibliography."
Latin Dictionaries
From E. L. Easton Materials for Teaching and Learning
Latin Language Translations
Latin Literature
Literature in Latin &English from Abelard to William of Ockham.
Latin Christmas Carols
Who says Latin is a dead language? Liven up those cold winter nights with some of these Latin Christmas Carols! Pax tecum sit!
Latin Proverbs
Proverbs from PhatNav's Encyclopedia / Wikipedia.  Also see the List of Latin Phrases.
Latin Weather Underground
The weather forcast in Latin. 
Software, grammar, e-texts, & other links.
Latin1 E-Texts
Links to Snow White in Latin, Alice in Wonderland in Latin, Catullus, &the Vulgate.
Latine Discere
Study aids & selections from the Interlinear Horace for the Oxford Latin Course.
A site with some late Latin authors like Boccaccio and Erasmus. It also has some great links to other sites. 
"Welcome to Latinlinks - links to Latin & Greek websites, and information about ancient Roman wines & viticulture."  There are lots of good links from this site.
LEGIO XIIII: Ancient History Brought to Life
"Legion XIIII is a small but successful business empire, organised by Marcvs Cassivs and his son Caivs and supported by several very gifted and enthusiastic ancient historians and archaeologists. Our primary objective being to revive the heritage of European culture, and bring the excitement of ancient history into the lives of present and future generations. . . . Our operations in the UK presently include demonstrations and research from the ancient Greek and Roman eras."
LEGIO XX: The Imperial Roman Twentieth Lengion: Bringing Ancient Rome To Life
"The Twentieth Legion was founded in 1991 to recreate the soldiers of the Roman Army for public demonstrations and living history displays.  Our weapons, armor, and accoutrements are all carefully researched, and reconstructed at our own expense."  This site has detailed instructions on making Roman costumes.
"Defending  the  Frontiers of Ancient Rome in the Mid-Atlantic Province of North America.  First to Advance  -  Last to Retreat"
Livius.  Articles on Ancient History.
Articles on various ancient people and offices, and customs.  There are good references to primary sources.  A very useful site for getting started with research.
Various Latin expressions & sayings.
Luciferous Logolepsy: Dragging obscure words into the light of day
A collection of 9,000 obscure English words, many based in Greek or Latin.
Logos - Multilingual Translation Portal - Greek Literature
Links to on-line Greek texts.
Logos - Multilingual Translation Portal - Latin Literature
Links to on-line Latin texts.
MAPPE DI CITTA' ed altre mappe antiche diverse
Old maps of various cities, including some in the new world.
Latin texts of Martial with literal translations.
Martialis: The Epigrams of Martial
This is an insanely ambitious project. On this blog I intend to present the Latin text and an English translation of all the epigrams of the first-century AD poet Marcus Valerius Martialis, better known to the English-speaking world as Martial. By my reckoning there are 1565 epigrams together with the five prose prefaces - which at a rate of one a day will take the better part of four-and-a-half years to cover.

Maps of Rome
Various maps of Rome supplied by Gary Brueggeman.  A CIVES ROMANI  (Cives Romani) site. 
Medieval Writing
This site is dedicated to the study of medieval manuscripts.  Ancient manuscripts were produced by the same principles. 
Metis: A QTVR Interface for Ancient Greek Archaeological Sites 
Archaelogical sites from Actium to Zakros.  You need Quicktime 3.0 or higher to access the material.
Michael Hendry's Home Page
Latin texts of Claudian, Juvenal, Propertius, Senecan tragedy
Minerva: The International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology
A journal of ancient archaeology with some of its articles posted on-line.
Mostly Medieval: Exploring the Middle Ages
Ok, it's later than our main focus, but one leads to the other.  "Here you will find information on heraldry, myths and legends, religion, medicine, and other aspects of life in Britain during the Middle Ages."
The Mother of All Art & History Links
"Mother is sponsored by the School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan."
The Museum of Reconstructions
"Traditional museums have collected and studied the shattered remains of ancient cultures for centuries. Now The Museum of Reconstructions (MOR) is advancing the scientific study of art history by reconstructing ruined masterpieces using three-dimensional modeling technology. Developed in collaboration with leading archaeologists, MOR reconstructions incorporate all known information concerning the original state of a site and include dimensionally accurate 3D computer models based on existing publications and physical surveys. The accuracy and completeness of the reconstructions makes it possible to scientifically study the intended visual effect of ruined masterpieces of art."
Museum Replicas
This site mainly focuses on reproductions of weaponry, but it also carries ancient clothing.  "Museum Replicas Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta Cutlery Corp., a mail order catalog company started in 1971 to sell hunting and other hard to find knives and knife making supplies from all over the world. Today we offer an extensive line of products which includes period clothing, jewelry, sculptures and well researched battle worthy edged weapons that you would have been proud to carry in any battle if you could go back in time. Apart from being time-tested weapons, these relics of history are excellent conversation pieces that could adorn your den or mantle."
Myths about gods of olden cultures
Roman gods, Egyptian gods, Saxon & Viking Gods.  "These web sites were designed for children aged 7-11 years old (British Year 3-6 and American Grade 3-6). In fact, people of all ages have found them useful. They are not intended to be a complete account of each mythology. Only the main gods are covered, and every page has a picture, and not too much text. The Roman site has some information on month names and the solar system, and both the Roman and Saxon/Viking sites have something on the days of the week. My name is Jo Edkins."
MYTHMEDIA - Mythology in Western Art
The object of this project-- Mythmedia--is to form a collection of art images relating to Classical mythology. This collection consists of scanned images from various periods of Western art which depict the deities, and heroes mentioned in Homer. The images are classified according to the names of the various deities and heroes. 
Nefer Seba 
Links for the study of Greece, Rome, & Latin.
"In a paper for one of my courses this year I evaluated websites concerning Neo-Latin. I'll translate the introduction soon, but please help yourself to the list of links. If you think something ought to be changed, please let me know. I've listed the sites by type."
NOESIS: Philosophical Research On-Line: Topical Index: Home
A cite that allows scholars to maintain their own work at their host institutions and simultaneously have that work disseminated next to the work of other scholars. An encyclopedic collection of philosophy authored by professionals in the field. 
Nova Roma (New Rome)
"Because ancient Rome stands as the bedrock of western civilization...
Because Roman Virtues mean more than Family Values...
Because the Gods of Olympus are calling..."  This is an excellent site on Roman customs, rituals, and religion.  It discusses the Religio Romana (Roman Religion) & what makes it different from Greek religion.
Odysseus' Homecoming
Odysseus' Nostos (Homecoming) is a site that summarizes the travels of Odysseus in a silent-movie format flash animation.
Oedipus and the Sphinx
An article on the sphinx in the Oedipus myth and in ancient Egypt.
Olympus 200 B.C.
Virtual reconstruction of the shrines at Olympia as they existed in 200 B.C. From The Powerhouse Museum.
On Reciting Ancient Greek
Hear selections of ancient Greek poetry recited.  You can follow along in the text, which is posted on-line.
The Online Books Page
This site tries to catalogue of all the public domain books available on-line.  Classics are in the following section: Call Numbers Starting With PA: Classical Languages and Literature.
The Online Medieval and Classical Library
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.
Looking for a video on Pompeii? An interactive cd-rom game set in ancient Rome or Greece? Slides of Crete, Delphi, or Roman Britain? Scholarly databases on cd-rom? A performance of an Aristophanes play in English or a Plautus play in Latin? Video and audio lectures by Classics scholars on everything from Plato to the Aeneid to the Fall of the Roman Empire? Comic strips in Latin? Archaeology kits? Posters of the gods to decorate your classroom? Latin and Greek lessons on tape or disk? Maps, books on tape, and yes, even filmstrips? Coloring books, jigsaw puzzles, transparencies and activity books for our littlest Classics aficionados? T-shirts, buttons, notecards, coffee cups with Latin phrases? Museum reproductions of ancient art?
Orbis Latinus
Orbis Latinus provides comprehensive information on the old Latin language and the neo-Latin or Romance languages: French, Italian, Portuguese, Rumanian, Spanish, and also: Asturian, Catalan, Dalmatian, Galician, Lombard, Occitan, Venetan, Walloon etc.The Romance languages are spoken by more than 800 millions people in the modern world.  Try the Latin Language (Lingua Latina) section.
Ovid's Metamorphoses (Ovids Metamorphosen)
A good site for Ovid's Metamporphoses, with the Latin text & images & bibliography.  The site is in German, but you should be able to find what you want.
Oxford Latin Course
Drills to accompany Oxford Latin Course, second edition. Copyright 2000 by Margaret B. Phillips. For educational use only. Checks your answers
The Oxford Text Archive
"The Oxford Text Archive hosts AHDS Literature, Languages and Linguistics. The OTA works closely with members of the Arts and Humanities academic community to collect, catalogue, and preserve high-quality electronic texts for research and teaching. The OTA currently distributes more than 2000 resources in over 20 different languages, and is actively working to extend its catalogue of holdings."  Free texts in many languages.  Uses all capital letters, though.
The Pantheon
An introduction to the Greek gods & to Greek mythology.
Parallels and Connections Between the Hellenic, Semitic, and Anatolian Cultures
Bibliography of sources studying parallels among Greek, Hebrew, & Mid-Eastern cultures.
Peitho's Web: Classic Rhetoric & Persuasion
So far it has Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, Heraclitus of Ephesus, Alcidamas "On the Sophists," Isocrates, The Divine Sappho, Demetrius On Style, Cicero, De Inventione, Topica,  and Best Style of the Orators, 'Longinus' On the Sublime, Empedocles of Agrigentum, Lives of the Ten Orators, Thomas Hobbes Brief of Aristotle's Rhetoric, Horace Art of Poetry, Suetonius Lives of Eminent Rhetoricians
Perseus Digital Library
Probably the BEST collection of primary texts, both in the original languages and in translation.  It has other resources as well, such as dictionaries, images, commentaries, etc.  The University of Chicago has recently added a Mirror Site that is usually faster.
Petronian Society for the Ancient Novel.
Texts & discussions on ancient novels.
Petronius, Satyricon 110.6-113.4 (Widow of Ephesus)
Upon entering the site, you will find that the text itself (Petronius,Satyricon 110.6-113.4) appears in the upper frame of the main window. On the surface, this tale presents a relatively light-hearted bit of Roman misogynistic wit. A closer reading, however, soon reveals interesting ambiguities that are characteristic of Petronius' complex and elusive comic novel. (For critical background, see the accompanying bibliography.) The text itself is active: each word is linked to an on-line glossary, which is designed to appear in the bottom frame of the main window. 
The Philological Museum
A collection of more recent Latin texts. Addison, Alabaster, Benlowe, Campion, Chrestien, Porta, Fitzgeoffrey, Fletcher, Forsett, Gentili, Groto, Gwinne, Kynaston, Kynaston, Mease, Milton, Owen, Ruggle, Whear.  Also has a bibliography of on-line neo-Latin texts.
Places of Peace and Power.
Martin Gray is an anthropologist and photographer specializing in the study of sacred sites and pilgrimage traditions around the world. This web site discusses Martin’s pilgrimage journeys and features many of his photographs. 
Poetic Form
56 (or more by now) articles on poetic terms from Wikipedia.
The Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean
An on-line textbook by Jeremy B. Rutter hosted by Dartmouth.
Pyrrha's Roman Pages
Mosaic making, Roman gardening, Bignor villa, Roman tombstones, Roman inscriptions, Latin poetry, Latin language, Spoken Latin & Greek, Harry Potter Latin Quiz, Classical Face Quiz, Classical Computers Quiz. and
"Established in 1996 and headquartered in New York City, The Book Report Network has drawn enthusiastic approval and critical praise from publishers, authors, educators and librarians. With close to 400,000 unique users and 50,000 newsletter subscribers, these sites are recognized by publishers as the catalyst to efficiently and effectively reach audiences to promote books and authors, as well as generate book sales."
Recent Ovidian Bibliography
Recent Ovidian Bibliography is a fully searchable and frequently updated database of publications relating to Ovid from 1990-present.
Religious Foundations of Greek Institutions
"Welcome to Religious Foundations of Athenian Institutions. We hope to  provide a compendium database for the class,  a site in which we can share in the research and information we have learned  and, most importantly, a website dedicated to  the Religious Foundations of Athenian Institutions." The site has the following sections: 
"the Oresteia | Oracle of Delphi | Isthmian Games |  Nemean Games | Pythian Games | Olympic Games | the Bacchae and Dionysus | Eleusinian Mysteries | resources."
Res Novae
Most notable for its Latinitas Recens (Modern Latin) dictionary.  autoraeda = automobile, etc.
Retiarius: Commentarii Periodici Latini
The first issues of this Latin-only, web-only journal devoted to the study of Latin written from antiquity to the present, and to publishing new texts in Latin, have now been published. 
Rhetorical Figures
Rhetorical terms with definitions & examples, such as: "Hyperbaton: separation of words which belong together, often to emphasize the first of the separated words or to create a certain image."  Also includesA Glossary of Literary Terms and A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices, which is searchable.
Rich Hamper's Rome Resource Page
Cosmetics and Perfumes, Epithets and Other Interjections -- how did the Romans cuss and swear?,  Food, Drink, and Meals, Hair and Beards, Naming Conventions (during the Late Republic), Place Names -- a list of Roman towns in Italy and their modern counterparts, Roman Government Officials (during the Late Republic), Roman Trivia, Sanitation, Shops, Some Roman Weights and Measures 
Roman Calendar
The months & days of the Roman calendar.  "What day is today? Is it just another weekday, or some great ancient festival? And how about your birthday? Is it sacred to some god in the Roman Pantheon? Our ancient ancestors always knew what day it was -- they had a calendar so constant it was chiseled in stone and painted on walls in their homes."
Roman Cuisine
What Romans ate, how they preserved food, cooked it and ate it.  The Ancient Roman Recipes section gives recipes for various foods from Apicius.
Roman Emperors - DIR--De Imperatoribus Romanis
DIR is an on-line encyclopedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to Constantine XI Palaeologus (1449-1453). 
Roman Empire Timeline from Partheon Graphics
Roman Food and Drink
What follows is mostly a tabular synopsis of what kinds of bread, vegetables, fruit, and drink the Romans of the Late Roman Republic were accustomed to as well as a couple of short tables showing how everyday meals and fancy dinner parties were different from one another.  From 
Rich Hamper's Rome Resource Page
Roman History, Coins, and Technology Back Pages

Navigation and Help Roman Emperors Roman Women Interesting Events Writers & Historians Engineers & Technology The Army Roman Art
The Roman Government The Republic The Late Empire Other Empires Christians and Lions Social Classes Roman Food Rome's Enemies
Cities of the Empire The Roman Economy Trade and Transport Roman Coins Books Glossary Early Medieval Europe
Roman Numeral And Date Conversion With Roman Calculator & Roman Numerals Test
This site "contains a Roman numeral conversion section along with a test over Roman numerals.  Also of interest is section that will convert dates to and from the Gregorian and Julian calendars as well as expressing the Julian calendar conversion in Roman style."
The Roman Orgy Page
Before you get all excited, you should know that this is a site dedicated to Roman cooking.  "Everything you ever wanted to know about the art of antique roman cooking."
Roman Sources
Brian K. Harvey's links for his Roman archaeology class.
RomanSites - Gateway to 1,672 Websites on Ancient Rome
RomanSites is a bibliographical tool that can be used as a proxy for searching the Web very rapidly for Roman material – in essence, a manual search engine.
The Romans in Britain
"The history of the Romans in Britain - 100 B.C. to 450 A.D. Along with insights into Roman life, the military and how the Romans changed Britain."  Of special interest is Roman recipes of the upper classes.
RomanSites • Language &Literature - Reports on 115 websites
This is one of the 24 non-overlapping subject pages of RomanSites. It covers 149 of the more than 1,900 websites currently listed. 
Romarch: Roman Art and Architecture
"The ROMARCH pages are the original crossroads for Web resources on the art and archaeology of early Italy and the Roman world, from the earliest settlements to Late Antiquity. ROMARCH is now hosted by DePauw University, at: The site originated in the Department of Classics and the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology (IPCAA) at the University of Michigan, and grew at the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati, and at Stanford University."  Among other things, this site has a nice article on "Age, Gender, and Status Divisions at Mealtime in the Roman House."  That article has an diagram of how people reclined to eat.
Rome Exposed
Welcome to Rome Exposed, the site geared toward the spreading of information on Roman Life throughout the Internet. This site is one of the sections of Classics Unveiled. Please feel free to take a look around. On the other sections of the Classics Unveiled, you can find information on Greek Mythology, Roman History and Latin Vocabulary and Derivatives.
Royal Athena Galleries
"The world's most extensive selection of fine art of the Ancient World.  Also dealing in Islamic Art, European Sculpture, Old Master Prints & Drawings, Classical Coins, Egyptian & Classical Prints and Photographs."  There are some really nice things for sale here.  And some good pictures to look at for those of us who can't afford to buy.
Russian University Texts
Some Russian university offers these texts now (7/21/2004).  They may have more later.
Latin Texts: Apuleus, Caesar, Cicero, Flaccus, Frontinus, Gellius, Hyginus, Lucretius, Mela, Ovid, Statius, Tacitus, Virgil
Greek Texts: Homer, Plato, Statius
"This is a work in progress.....I was fortunate to find an interlinear on this story....dated excellent shape, but in need of some revision, mostly for the sake of putting it in HTML format.  I have endeavored to put it in a form that makes it easy for someone to get the feel for Latin by reading through this." 
A class's links & discussion of the Roman festival of the Saturnalia (the predecessor of Christmas).
Saturnalia Skit & More
Saturnalia material from the Texas Classical Association.
Scaning Poetry: Dactylic Hexameter
What follows is not a complete discussion of hexameter verse, but a utilitarian guide to the first principles of recitation.  As such, some liberties have been taken for the sake of clarity;  but with these principles in mind, students should be able to approach with some confidence the daunting prospect of reading Latin epic aloud. 
Scrabble in Latin
Hints on playing Scrabble in Latin.  From KET. More hints are available here.
SCHOLIA: Studies in Classical Antiquity
"Scholia features critical and pedagogical articles and reviews on a diverse range of subjects dealing with classical antiquity, including late antique, medieval, Renaissance and early modern studies related to the classical tradition; in addition, there is news about museums and articles on classical artefacts in museums in New Zealand and the J. A. Barsby Essay."
Scholia Reviews
"Scholia Reviews is an electronic journal of reviews, a selection of which are published annually in printed form in Scholia, an international journal of the Classics."
"Scribax is a DirectorTM Movie that writes short simple Latin sentences and translates them into English.  It has a vocabulary of 200 verbs and 250 nouns; and it can therefore make up more than 100 million Latin sentences. Scribax was programmed to think in Latin, so its Latin should be correct, its English somewhat inadequate, and its common sense non-existent (sometimes the bizarre sentences it comes up with can be vaguely amusing!)." 
Shay, Jonathan.  (Articles by Jonathan Shay)
I'm a big fan of Jonathan Shay's work.  He writes about the connection between classics and the modern world, especially regarding WAR
War, Chaos, and Business has the following articles: 
"Killing Rage: Physis OR Nomos - Or Both?"
"Trust: Lubricant for 'Friction' in Military Operations"
"Achilles, Odysseus, Agamemnon: Homer On Military Leadership"
  • Homer's Leadership Portraits
  • Prevention of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Obsolete Assumptions Built Into The Military Personnel System
  • "Preventing Psychological and Moral Injury in Military Service"
    Sigles et abréviations épigraphiques.
    Latin & Italian abbreviations from the Dictionnaire des Abréviations latines et italiennes.  Lacks common ancient & medieval abbreviations, like the kind you find on ancient monuments.  Also available in pdf form and Word form from the Epigrafia romana sepolcrale e civile site.
    Silva rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric
    This online rhetoric, provided by Dr. Gideon Burton of Brigham Young University, is a guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric. Sometimes it is difficult to see the forest (the big picture) of rhetoric because of the trees (the hundreds of Greek and Latin terms naming figures of speech, etc.) within rhetoric. This site is intended to help beginners, as well as experts, make sense of rhetoric, both on the small scale (definitions and examples of specific terms) and on the large scale (the purposes of rhetoric, the patterns into which it has fallen historically as it has been taught and practiced for 2000+ years).
    SOCIAL STUDIES Ancient Civilizations
    Mr Donn's FREE LESSONS & ACTIVITIES for Kids & Teachers.  Good material on: Egypt, Africa, Greece,  Japan, 7 Wonders,  Rome, Other Ancients, Archaeology, China, Middle Ages, Early Humans, India, Renaissance, Free Kids Games, Mesopotamia/Sumer, Hebrews, World History, Incas, Mayas, Aztecs, Vikings, World Holidays 
    Society for the Oral Reading of Greek and Latin Literature (SORGLL)
    "It is the aim or our Society to encourage students and teachers to listen to and to reproduce the sounds of Greek and Latin literature, thereby enriching the whole study process of these languages. Fortunately, linguistic and metrical research of the last century now permits us to acquire a close approximation of the pronunciation of classical Greek and Latin, a result which we call the 'restored pronunciation'."
    Software Directory for the Classics
    Directory of software that can be used in studying classics.
    Special Collections and Archives University of Aberdeen
    A rolling programme to digitise sections of the Directorate's written, printed and visual resources.
    The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Welcome to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP). From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public. Consequently, our dynamic reference work maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research.
    The Stoa Consortium
    This site has several projects on the ancient world.  Dêmos is one example:
    Dêmos · Classical Athenian Democracy · a Stoa Publication.  "Our goal is to build a digital encyclopedia of classical Athenian democracy that will be useful to a wide audience. We hope not only to describe the history, institutions, and people of democratic Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BCE, but to invite you, our audience, to explore, discover, and judge for yourselves."
    Center for Hellenic Studies Multitext Homer Project.  Homer & other ancient texts on the model of the Perseus project.
    The Stoic Voice Journal
    "The Stoic Voice Journal is a monthly e-mail/online publication featuring contemporary and classic works on the history, theory, practical application, and creative expression of Stoicism. Its primary purpose is to help facilitate the re-emergence of Stoicism as a living and practical philosophy for the modern age. The Stoic Voice Journal is a free publication and is committed to the ideal of Stoic fellowship. This is a place where modern Stoics and Stoic-minded persons can share and learn in a comfortable setting. For those visitors who are not familiar with Stoicism, this is an excellent starting place to learn more about the modern Stoic experience."
    The Suda On-Line
    The Suda is a 10th century Byzantine Greek historical encyclopedia of the ancient Mediterranean world in five volumes, derived from the scholia to critical editions of canonical works and from compilations by yet earlier authors, much that is ultimately derived from the earliest or best authorities in ancient scholarship.
    The Swerve
    Stephen Greenblatt.  The Swerve: How the World Became Modern.  Nearly six hundred years ago, a short, genial, cannily alert man in his late thirties took a very old manuscript off a library shelf, saw with excitement what he had discovered, and ordered that it be copied. That book was the last surviving manuscript of an ancient Roman philosophical epic, On the Nature of Things, by Lucretius—a beautiful poem of the most dangerous ideas: that the universe functioned without the aid of gods, that religious fear was damaging to human life, and that matter was made up of very small particles in eternal motion, colliding and swerving in new directions. The copying and translation of this ancient book-the greatest discovery of the greatest book-hunter of his age-fueled the Renaissance, inspiring artists such as Botticelli and thinkers such as Giordano Bruno; shaped the thought of Galileo and Freud, Darwin and Einstein; and had a revolutionary influence on writers such as Montaigne and Shakespeare and even Thomas Jefferson. 16 pages full-color illustrations
    Temple University Department of Greek, Hebrew, and Roman Classics
    Links to Temple's resources, including Robin Mitchell-Boyask's Classical Mythology page with her Epic page and her Greek drama page. 
    Tetius Latinitatis Lexicon
    Many months ago someone on this list or the grex alter announced the availability via the web of the granddaddy of all Latin-Latin lexicons, the Totius Latinitatis Lexicon by Egidio Forcellini. This is in a raster based format rather than character based (e.g. ascii.) and requires a plugin called cpcview. After using the programm for a few weeks, I was unable to get it to function any longer. Today I tried an alternate URL provided by Hyginus Garcia at his new web site. You can look up the Latin definitions of words like:
    SESQUIULYSSES, & Sesculysses,is, m. quasi unus & dimidius Ulysses, Varro hoc titulo inscripsit unam e satyris suis,  posuitque pro homine astutissimo & callidissimo. Citat hanc satyram Plin. in praefat. Histor. nat. & Nonius saepe.
    You can look up definitions for ancient & modern Latin terms.
    This site has introductions to the history of theater and some excellent articles on various plays, playwrites, etc.  A good place for secondary sources.  The articles are divided according to nationality, author, and subject.
    THEOI PROJECT - A Guide to Greek Gods, Spirits & Monsters
    A good site to do research on the ancient Greek gods.  "Welcome to a guide to the Ancient Greek Pantheon of Gods (Theoi), Spirits (Daimones) and Monsters (Theres). Here you will find individual entries the various divinities & monsters containing quotes sourced from a wide and growing variety of Classical Texts. Many are also illustrated with pictures from C5th BC Greek Vase Painting."
    "The media studies website with resources on identities, theorists, gender and much more."  The high point of the site is the collection of Theory Trading Cards.  Not a place to study classics itself, but a place to learn about the approaches to analyzing literature & culture that are popular today.
    TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists
    "TOCS-IN provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program. Where possible, links are given with articles of which the full text or an abstract is available online (about 15%)."  Something like a MLA search for classics.  Good for finding articles for RESEARCH PAPERS.  Check here for the abbreviation key. (You'll need to use Internet Explorer for that page).
    Transliteration of Greek, Hebrew, & other languages
    "The links below are to the scanned text of the 1997 edition of the ALA-LC Romanization Tables: Transliteration Schemes for Non-Roman Scripts, approved by the Library of Congress and the American Library Association." 
    Trojan War
    Art reflecting the Trojan War theme.
    Troy: Project Troia
    News & information about the excavations at ancient Troy.
    Turning the Pages: Medieval Manuscripts
    "The British Library's award-winning system Turning the Pages. Just click on the links, wait a few moments, then turn the pages of our great books."  Look at several books in medieval Latin.
    Unicode Polytonic Greek Font
    "Aristarcoj, Cardo, Hindsight Unicode, and Alphabetum are the only ones complete with all the archaic numerals and Coptic characters [as of 2002; several archaic characters have since been added to the Unicode standard; will have to address them in the next release].  New Athena Unicode and Galilee Unicode Gk have all the numerals, but no Coptic. The Aristarcoj characters embody my personal appearance preferences.*  My other pick as to appearance is GentiumAlt (the regular Gentium uses the tilde accent), but unfortunately it contains no numerals."
    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 possible audience."
    Vergil: Reading
    Wilfried Stroh Reads in Latin Virgil's The Aeneid, Book IV.  From Wired for Books.
    VICIPÆDIA LATINA: Pagina prima ex Wikipedia, libera encyclopaedia
    "Ave! Vicipædia (sive Wikipedia) cooperandi opus est ut creatur Libera Encyclopaedia. Omnes ad participandum invitati sunt. Nunque sunt 2332 articuli." Vicipedia is the Latin version of Wikipedia.  "Welcome to Wikipedia! We are building an open-content encyclopedia in many languages. We started in January 2001 and are now working on 269230 articles in the English version."  Check out the article on Dactylic Hexameter So far only about 2000+ have been translated into Latin, but more are being posted continually. 
    Virgil: Spoken Recordings of Selected Latin Texts
    More selections, primarily from Book IV of the Aeneid.
    The fourth edition of "Virgil in Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and Renaissance: An Online Bibliography" is now online. The Appendix Vergiliana has now been added to the Virgil search engine. Expanded links, including new outlines, course syllabi, and a partial translation of Alexander Neckham's Anecdota de Vergilio (1181).
    VRoma itself can be conceptualized in two distinct (though related) ways: 
    • an on-line "place," modeled to some extent upon the ancient city of Rome, where students and instructors can interact live, hold courses and lectures, and share resources for the study of the ancient world. As an on-line virtual environment, VRoma contextualizes and situates linguistic and cultural information within a simulated space, a virtual 'city' containing historical places (a simulation of the city of Rome circa 150 CE) and non-historical places (simulations of various types of spaces that imaginatively evoke ancient life). 
    • a collection of and filter for internet resources, which will be accessible in a variety of formats for individual learning, research and perusal. These extendible and customizable resources will include texts, commentaries, images, maps and other materials. Students and instructors will also have the option of customizing materials to suit their own reading levels and curricula.
    White Trash Scriptorium: Latin E-Books
    Various Latin works (including some neo-Latin) in zipped & online forms.
    Wired for Books from Ohio University Telecommunications Center
    Why the Greeks Matter
    "Aug. 2, 2004 -- The Greeks gave us democracy, the Olympics and edible grape leaves. But 2,500 years later, what other traces have they left on modern society? In an age of Internet blogs and reality TV, join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to explore why the Greeks still matter."  A program on Talk of the Nation.
    Women in Greek Myths
    Myths and images of women & goddesses in ancient mythology.
    Wordtheque: Word by Word Multilingual Library
    Documents in their original languages, including Greek, Hebrew, and Latin., with 898 Latin documents currently (11/2/2004).
    World Myths & Legends in Art
    Myths are stories that explain why the world is the way it is. All cultures have them. Throughout history, artists have been inspired by myths and legends and have given them visual form. 
    Xenophon's Anabasis
    Available in Greek here in books 1, 2, 3, & 4 and in Greek and English here.
    Yuni Latin Library
    Latin Quotes, Latin Phrases, Latin Mottos and Latin Quotations.  Over 1,800 Latin Quotes, Latin Phrases, Latin Mottos and Latin Quotations with English Translations

    Religious Materials

    The Age of King Charles V (1338-1380)
    1,000 illuminations from the department of manuscripts of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Images from Medieval manuscripts.
    The Anglican Library
    "The aim of the Anglican Library is to publish new HTML editions of Christian literature from the Anglican tradition and other works that have traditionally been of interest to Anglicans. In addition, we hope to serve as a guide to Anglican literature located elsewhere on the internet."  From The Classical Library, a collection of works from various time periods.
    ARTFL Project: Latin Vulgate Bible
    At this site, you can do a word-search of the Vulgate.
    Augustine: The Confessions with commentary
    This document is an on-line reprint of Augustine: Confessions, a text and commentary
    Augustinus Hipponensis / Sant'Agostino (St. Augustine of Hippo)
    A site with a large amount of material on & by Augustine.  It is working on posting all his works in Latin.
    Basics of Biblical Hebrew
    Welcome to the Basics of Biblical Hebrew language resource site for students and instructors using Basics of Biblical Hebrew. The site has some downloads.
    Bible Gateway
    "Welcome to, a free service for reading and researching scripture online-- all in the language or translation of your choice! We provide advanced searching capabilities based on keywords or scripture references, and various tools to enhance your study of the Bible." Help with Biblical Greek & Latin.
    The Book of Common Prayer in Various Editions
    The editions of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer from 1549 through 1979.
    The Catholic Encyclopedia
    The 1908 version of the Catholic Encyclopedia has been put on-line.  Learn about everything from Aachen to Ernst Zwirner.  Excellent beginning point for research on matters theological.
    Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL)
    The CCEL has several resources, such as 
    • an encyclopedia of Christianity
    • Perhaps its most important contribution is their on-line version of the Early Church Fathers.  "The Early Church Fathers is a 38-volume collection of writings from the first 800 years of the Church. This collection is divided into three series, Ante-Nicene (ANF), Nicene and Post-Nicene Series I (NPNF1), and Nicene and Post-Nicene Series II (NPNF2)."
    • Several classic commentaries on the Bible, mostly by John Calvin but with other also.
    • The Bibles and Commentaries Browser, with scripture on the left & commentary on the right.
    • The World Wide Study Bible, which the Bibles & Commentaries Browser is designed to replace, still has some elements that the newer version doesn't.
    • The Online Study Bible, with downloadable material.
    • Christian Classics alphabetized by author.
    • a Refenence section with commentaries & translations of the Bible into many languages.
    • a section an church hymns.
    • They have several other  resources, such as Philosophy, Ethics, Christianity, The Bible, Doctrinal Theology, Practical Theology, Christian Denominations, Literature, Music, Bibles and Commentaries, Classics, Creeds, Catechisms, Liturgies, Early Church, Fiction, History, Hymns and Hymnology, Mysticism, Reference, Sermons
    A Christmas Carol Treasury
    The Christmas Carol Treasury has a selection of hymns in Latin.
    Codex Bezae Cantabrigiensis
    An on-line manuscript of the Greek New Teatament.
    Corpus Thomisticum (St. Thomas Aquinas' body of work)
    "The Corpus Thomisticum project aims to provide scholars with a set of instruments of research on Thomas Aquinas, freely available via Internet. It has five parts:
  • A full edition of the complete works of St. Thomas according, where possible, to the best critical texts.
  • A bibliography covering all the studies on Aquinas and his doctrine, from the 13th century through our days.
  • An index of the main tools of Thomistic research, and the edition of the most important among them.
  • A database management system, implemented to search, compare, and sort words, phrases, quotations, similitudes, correlations, and statistical information.
  • A digital edition of the main manuscripts of Aquinas' works."
    The Bible Crosswalk has several resources: "Bible Study Tools, Online Study Bible, Bible In A Year, Interlinear Bible, Parallel Bible, Commentaries, Concordances, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Lexicons, History, Sermon Helps."  The Vulgate is available here.  They have a great feature where you look up a chapter, click on "study this chapter," and it will give you links to several sources dealing with the passage.
    The CrossWire Bible Society
    Has several resources.
    • "Web-based Bible powered by the SWORD Project and OSIS. Features include user-customizable appearance and user-selectable favorite books along with almost every book available to users of the SWORD Project.
    • The Sword Project . . . that allows programmers and Bible societies to write new Bible software more quickly and easily. 
    • JSword is a free Bible Study program written in Java. 
    • FlashCards is a simple tool to help with memorization. The package includes a quizzer and a lesson editor. Keyboard input methods include Greek, Hebrew, and Latin." 
    • Several other software resources.
    The Cyber Hymnal
    The Cyber Hymnal has a selection of hymns in Latin & Hebrew & many other languages.
    The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls
    The Israel Museum welcomes you to the Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Project, allowing users to examine and explore these most ancient manuscripts from Second Temple times at a level of detail never before possible. Developed in partnership with Google, the new website gives users access to searchable, fast-loading, high-resolution images of the scrolls, as well as short explanatory videos and background information on the texts and their history.
    Digital Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament
    "The Digital Nestle-Aland is the electronic form of the standard scholarly edition of the Greek New Testament. It offers two major features not available in the printed book:
    • Transcripts of important Greek manuscripts of the New Testament
    • New complete apparatus based on these transcripts"
    Early Christian Writings
    "Early Christian Writings: New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers.  Early Christian Writings: the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnosticism, Church Fathers: text information and translations of Gnostic Gospels, apocryphal Acts, pseudepigrapha epistles, and documents of ancient Christianity like the Gospel of St Thomas"  Ues their e-catena to research commentaries on New Testament passages by early Christian writers. The site alos includes a color-coded synopsis of parts of the 4 gospels & a reconstruction of Q.  An impressive resource. 
    Early Church Fathers
    "Early Church Fathers - Additional Works in English Translation unavailable elsewhere online" edited by Roger Pearse.  "These English translations are all out of copyright, but were not included in the 39 volume collection of Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers.  Please take copies and place online elsewhere.  In some cases I have felt it necessary to add an introduction to the online text.  These are all placed in the public domain also -- copy freely."  From The Tertullian Project.
    The Ecole Initiative: Creating a Hypertext Encyclopedia of Early Church History on the World-Wide Web
    "The Early Church On-Line Encyclopedia (Ecole) Initiative is a cooperative effort on the part of scholars across the internet to establish a hypertext encyclopedia of early Church history (to the Reformation) on the World-Wide Web."  Links to everyone from Abbo of Fleury to Zoroaster.  The site also has glossary, images, articles, and chronology sections. It has sources on various pagan beliefs and practices, like Stoicism and the Eleusinian Mysteries (dealing with Demeter and Persephone).
    Ethics Update Home Page
    "Founded in 1994 and edited by Lawrence M. Hinman, University of San Diego Ethics Updates is designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics."  The site has resources on various ethical issues, including introductions to Greek ethics (esp Aristotle & Plato).
    Fabulae Vulgatae
    Annotated Bible Stories from the Vulgate.  From MythFolkLore.Net by Laura Gibbs.  An excellent site.
    The Franciscan Archive
    "A WWW Resource on St. Francis & Franciscanism."  Includes these sections: "WhatsNew -   FAQ - Art - Articles - Documents - History - Liturgy - Literature - Mary - People - Saints."  They have sources like the Dies Irae.
    The Gnosis Archive: Resources on Gnosticism and Gnostic Tradition
    "A vast collection of materials and audio lectures dealing with Gnosis and Gnosticism, both ancient and modern. . . . The Gnostic Society Library contains a vast collection of primary documents relating to the Gnostic tradition as well as a selection of in-depth audio lectures and brief archive notes designed to orient study of the documents, their sources, and the religious tradition they represent."
    The Goodspeed Collection of New Testament Manuscripts
    "The Goodspeed Collection of New Testament Manuscripts comprises 65 items that range in date from the 7th to the 19th centuries. The Library plans to continue the scholarly tradition of the collection by creating a collection of high-quality digital images from the 65 New Testament manuscripts and an additional 100 papyri fragments. . . . The project is a collaborative effort of University of Chicago faculty and the Library and NSIT Digital Media Lab staffs." 
    Gospel of Thomas Commentary
    "This site explores modern interpretations of the Gospel according to Thomas, an ancient text preserved in a Coptic translation at Nag Hammadi and Greek fragments at Oxyrhynchus. With no particular slant, this commentary gathers together quotations from various scholars in order to elucidate the meaning of the sayings, many of which are rightly described as 'obscure.'"  Look at the original text, translation, & commentary.
    GREEKLATINAUDIO.COM - Greek/Latin New Testament Audio Readings
    "INTERNET NEW TESTAMENT AUDIO RECORDING PROJECT: A MATTER OF INTEREST TO STUDENTS OF NEW TESTAMENT GREEK AND LATIN. This web site offers free MP3 audio-files of high-quality recorded readings of the New Testament in fluid koine Greek and vulgate Latin."
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
    "The Greek Orthodox Church in America sanctifies the faithful through divine worship, especially the Holy Eucharist and other Sacraments, building the spiritual and ethical life of the faithful in accordance . . ."
    Gregory of Nyssa
    "These translations (some with introductions) are by Richard McCambly, a Cistercian monk of St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts. He has published translations of many of Gregory's works, including the Song of Songs Commentary and the Commentary on The Inscriptions of The Psalms, both published by Hellenic College Press. Other translations have appeared in scholarly journals. This page is maintained by David A. Salomon."
    Hebrew Self-Study
    "Welcome to the Hebrew Self-Study Homepage.  This website contains additional information about the Yahoo Group, SelfStudyHebrew. This free group is for anyone who would like to learn or improve their classical Hebrew in an online/self-study format. There are currently three active groups, using two different textbooks. One group began in April of 2003 and is using J. Weingreen's A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew (Oxford University Press,1959). Two new groups started in October 2002, one using Weingreen and one using HaYesod (Philipp Feldheim; 1997).
    The Hermetic Library -
    "What is The Hermetic Library? The Hermetic Library is the creation of Al Billings and is his attempt to find a place to host his creations and those of others that would not otherwise be available. These creations are, by and large, of a spiritual focus but not the areas of spirituality that you will generally see within the mainstream of American culture."
    An Interlinear Translation for the Tridentine Latin Mass
    An interlinear translation for the tridentine Latin Mass.
    Internet Sacred Text Archive
    "This site is a freely available non-profit archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics. Texts are presented in English translation and, in some cases, in the original language. This site has no particular agenda other than promoting religious tolerance and scholarship. Views expressed here are not ecessarily endorsed by the hosting organization (, our ISP or any sponsoring individuals or organizations."  This site has a dizzying number of sources.  See especially the Classical (Greek & Roman) texts, and Judaism and Christianity.
    Jainism: Jain Principles, Tradition and Practices
    Information about Jainism, a branch of Hinduism.
    "This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations.  This online version contains the unedited contents of the original encyclopedia. Since the original work was completed almost 100 years ago, it does not cover a significant portion of modern Jewish History (e.g., the creation of Israel, the Holocaust, etc.). However, it does contain an incredible amount of information that is remarkably relevant today." 
    Liber Precum Publicarum (1560) (The Book of Common Prayer)
    The 1559 edition of The Book of Common Prayer was translated into Latin in 1560. From The Book of Common Prayer website.  Hosted by the Society of Archbishop Justus
    Metalogos: The Gospels of Thomas, Philip & Truth
    The site includes Walter Ewing Crum's A Coptic Dictionary and J.M. Plumley's Introductory Coptic Grammar 
    Monastic Matrix: Women's Religious Communities 400 to 1600 C.E.
    "Our goal is to document the participation of Christian women in the religion and society of medieval Europe. In particular, we aim to collect and make available all existing data about all professional Christian women in Europe between 400 and 1600 C.E."  The site has primary & 2ndry texts, images, biographies, a bibliography, and a glossary.
    New Testament Greek
    This site has links for the Greek Bible.
    Learn New Testament Greek
    The Greek New Testament
    The Septuagint (LXX) [The Greek Old Testament]
    On Orthodox Life and Faith
    Resources on Eastern Orthodox beliefs.
    Thesaurus Precum Latinarum (Treasury of Latin Prayers)
    The Thesarus Precum Latinarumis a collection of Latin prayers and Latin hymns with English translations and brief commentaries. The commentaries outline the origins, history and use of many of the items with the prayers themselves being drawn from the entire 2,000 year history of the Church. The collection contains a wide range of items, such as basic prayers (Gloria Patri, Pater noster, Ave Maria), creeds, prayers before and after Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, Litanies, Hymns, Little Offices, Marian devotions, the Rosary, the Angelus, prayers to the Angels and Saints, and prayers for various occasions.
    The Unbound Bible
    "The Unbound Bible is a collection of searchable Bibles consisting of:
       - 10 English versions including the NASB
       - Greek (LXX & NT) and Hebrew Versions (the original Bible languages)
       - 4 ancient versions
       - 42 versions in other languages"
    Vatican Web Sites
    The Holy See. The primary site for the Vatican.  Has a lot of material.
    The Holy See Archive.  Read the Catechism, the Code of Canon Law, the II Vatican Council, and the Jubilee 2000. 
    Nova Vulgata. An on-line edition of the Vulgate (Latin Bible) posted by the Vatican. Part of the Archive
    Vatican Radio English Site.  "VATICAN RADIO...more than 22.000 hours of simultaneous broadcasting on different frequencies including news, live reports religious celebrations, in-depth programmes and music."  One-O-Five Live has programs entitled the Latin Lover. and the Chapel of the Annunciation for Latin lovers.
    VulSearch 4 and the Clementine Vulgate project
    Search the Clementine Vulgate.  The text looks really nice.