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Classics

Classics is the study of the ancient world, encompassing Greek and Roman history, art, literature, philosophy, and many other areas as well as the ancient languages. This research guide will help you identify and access core research resources on classical civilization.

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Perseus Digital Library
For visual texts, Perseus has a vast library of over 4,000 vase, sculpture and coin images from collections such as the Agora Museum and the Acropolis Museum in Athens; the Antikensammlungen in Munich; the British Museum in London; and the Arthur S. Dewing Collection in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

ARTstor
ARTstor is a collection of images from different museums and university collections across the country. There are over 300,000 images of art, architecture, and archaeology from ancient to modern times.

Metis
Interactive Quicktime videos of archaeological sites in Greece.

VRoma
Collection of digital images on classical antiquity from current scholars.

Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins
Searchable database of images of Roman coins from the Early Republic through the fourth century A.D.

ABZU
Abzu is a guide to the rapidly increasing, and widely distributed data relevant to the study and public presentation of the Ancient Near East via the Internet.

Diotima

Diotima serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world.

The Ancient Library

The complete Classics bookshelf on the Web.

 


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