Internet Resources on Ancient Greece

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   Cretan and Aegean Palace Civilizations
   Mycenae and Pre-Homeric Greece
   Greek History
   Greek Archaeology
   Greek Art
   Greek Architecture
   Greek Philosophy
   Greek Religion
   Greek Literature
   Greek Drama
   Greek Music
   Greek Science and Mathematics
   Greek Language
   Bibliographies
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General Resources

Classics Resources
Directory of resources on literature, language, departments and other areas by Charles W. Conrad, PhD, Professor, Department of Classics, Washington University, St. Louis
Classics Resources
Jim Ruebel, Classical Studies Program, Iowa State University; site prepared by Cal Woods
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Award-winning, highly professional, and scholarly site; by Suzanne Bonefas and Ross Scaife, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, University of Kentucky, Lexington
ElectronicResources for Classicists: The Second Generation
Maria Pantelia
Perseus Project
A digital library covering texts, dictionaries, art and archaeology of the ancient Greek world; from the Classics Department, Tufts University


Cretan and Aegean Palace Civilizations

Aegean Palace Civilizations


Mycenae and Pre-Homeric Greece



Greek History

Primary Texts

Herodotus, "King Croesus," from The Histories
Prepared by Tom Costa, PhD, Asst. Prof., Department of History, Clinch Valley College, University of Virginia in Southwest Virginia

Herodotus

Herodotus, The History
Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
Selections from The Persian Wars
Translated by Lewis Stiles, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University

Plutarch

Plutarch, "Alcibiades"
Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
Plutarch, "Alexander"
Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
Plutarch, "Pericles"
Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
Plutarch, "Solon"
Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
Selections from Plutarch's Life of Solon
Translated by Niall McCloskey, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University

Thucydides

Thucydides, History of the Peloponnessian War
Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War , selections
Translated by Lewis Stiles, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War , Book 3.82-83, Civil War in Corcyra
Annotated edition translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University

Secondary Texts and Resources

Aegean Palace Civilizations
The Ancient City of Athens (GRAPHICS)
The Later Seleucids
Biographical sketches of the Seleucid emperors from Seleucus IV Philopater, as well as a discussion of the decline of the Seleucid empire
Overview of Archaic and Ancient Greek History
By Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross; The Perseus Project, Tufts University


Greek Archaeology

The Ancient City of Athens
Photographs and explanations of the ruins of Athens by Kevin T. Glowacki, Assistant Professor, and Nancy L. Klein, Department of Classical Studies, Indiana University
Classics and MediterraneanArchaeology Home Page


Greek Art

The Ancient Greek World
Sparse textual comment and exhibits of two sculptures in very small GRAPHICS from University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art
Venus de Milo from the collection at The Louvre, Paris
Greece and Rome
From the collection at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
Greek and Roman Art
Relief of girl from the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Old World Antiquities
Four images: two vases, two sculptures; Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Greek Architecture

Greek Architecture


Greek Philosophy

Primary Texts

Aristotle

On the Soul
Translated by J. A. Smith; prepared by James J. O'Donnell, Professor, Department of Classics, University of Pennsylvania
Plotinus, The Enneads
Translated by Stephen MacKenna and B. S. Page; single document edition (long load time), poorly formatted Gopher edition; part of the University of Vermont gopher electronic archive

Secondary Texts and Resources

Apology
An excellent study guide and introduction for Plato's Apology prepared by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College
Hellenistic Philosophy
Lecture by R. J. Kilcullen, Macquarie University, Australia
Philosophical Background of the Fifth Century B.C.
Introduction to the Sophists by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College
Philosophical Background of the Hellenistic Age
Study guide (footnotes to another text) by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College
Republic
An excellent study guide and introduction, including the philosophical background, for Plato's Republic prepared by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College
Stoicism
The Ecole Initiative


Greek Religion

The Eleusinian Mysteries
Detailed article from The Ecole Initiative
  • Greek Mythology


  • Greek Literature

    Primary Texts

    The Homeric Hymn to Dionysus
    Translated by Niall McCloskey, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Selections from the Fragments of Archilochus
    Translated by Niall McCloskey, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Selections from the Greek Lyric Poets
    Annotated edition ranslated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University; includes Archilochus, Alcaeus, Mimnermus, Ibycus, Anacreon, Xenophanes
    Selections from Theognis
    Annotated edition translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Solon, Select Fragments
    Annotated edition translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University

    Secondary Texts and Resources

    Departmental Translations, The Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Excellent translations highly suitable for all students by Niall McCloskey, John Porter, and Lewis Stiles of the Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Greek and Latin Classics Internet Resources
    Directory of web sites from the Library of Congress
    The Iliad
    A study guide prepared by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College
    The Poetry of Sappho
    Visual materials, introductions, background material, and bibliographies on Sappho; by Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Associate Professor, Department of Greek, Hebrew and Roman Classics, TempleUniversity


    Greek Drama

    Primary Texts

    Aeschylus: Complete Plays
    Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
    Aeschylus, The Persians
    Annotated edition translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, and Niall McCloskey, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Aristophanes: Complete Plays
    Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
    Euripides: Complete Plays
    Poorly formatted gopher edition at the University of Vermont electronic archive
    Sophocles, The Oedipus Trilogy

    Secondary Texts and Resources

    Departmental Translations, The Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Excellent translations highly suitable for all students by Niall McCloskey, John Porter, and Lewis Stiles of the Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
    Didaskalia: Ancient Theatre Today
    On-line journal sponsored by Warwick University with excellent articles, and a short essay on ancient theater; edited by Sallie Goetsch, Visiting Fellow, Classics and Theatre Studies, University of Warwick, England, and C. W. Marshall, PhD, Department of Classics, Trent University, Canada
    Introduction to Greek Tragedy
    Excellent introduction by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College, CUNY
    Introduction to Old Comedy
    Introduction to genre and background by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College, CUNY
    Skenotheke: Images of the Ancient Stage
    Rich visual archive by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University


    Greek Music

    Ancient Greek Music
    Very short introduction by Will Hepp


    Greek Science and Mathematics

    Primary Texts

    Galen, On Diagnosis from Dreams
    Translated by Lee Pearcy; part of the Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua web resources
    The Hippocratic Oath
    Translated by Lewis Stiles, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University

    Secondary Texts and Resources

    Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua
    Resources, including primary texts, for the study of Greek and Roman medicine
    Galen: A Biographical Sketch
    By Lee T. Pearcy; part of the Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua resources pages


    Greek Language



    Bibliographies

    Greek and Roman Medicine
    Prepared as an introductory bibliography for first-year graduate students by Lee T. Pearcy; part of the Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua web resources
    Gynecology (in the ancient world)
    Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World


    On-Line Courses with Resources

    Classical Mytholgy
    Study guides and background material for a course by Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Associate Professor, Department of Greek, Hebrew and Roman Classics, TempleUniversity
    The Classical Origins of Western Culture
    Core 1 curriculum course at Brooklyn College; study guides and a glossary prepared by Roger Dunkle, Chair, Department of Classics, Brooklyn College; the most pertinent study guides are included in the relevant categories above


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    sci.classics


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