Digital Library > Classical Studies
Dr. J's Illustrated Guide to the Classical World
"...an extensive on-line collection of illustrated lectures on Greek archaeological sites, literature and history."
By Prof. Janice Siegel, Intellectual Heritage Program, Temple University
The Internet Classics Archive
"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."
By Daniel S. Stevenson
Online Medieval and Classical Library
"A collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization."
Part of the Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE.
Suicidal Females in Greek and Roman Mythology: A Catalogue
"The following is a catalogue arranged alphabetically of the females of mythology who commit suicide along with a thumbnail sketch of their lives and deaths...For convenience the primary sources dealing specifically with the suicides have been gathered and here presented in English in chronological order, and there is a bibliography of these sources with brief biographical notes at the end of the catalogue."
From the Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World.
By Dr. Elise P. Garrison, Texas A&M University
A Virtual Community for Teaching and Learning Classics
"VRoma is first and foremost a community of scholars, both teachers and students, who help to create on-line resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture and who use these resources in their courses...an on-line 'place,' modeled 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...These extendible and customizable resources will include texts, commentaries, images, maps and other materials."
A wonderful resource and teaching tool.
Western Canon, The
"Since the literary canon is at issue here, I include only those religious, philosophical, historical, and scientific writings that are themselves of great aesthetic interest. I would think that, of all the books that are in this first list, once the reader is conversant with the Bible, Homer, Plato, the Athenian dramatists, and Virgil, the crucial work is the Koran...."
By Harold Bloom.
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