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Classical Civilisations - General Resources

Ancient World Web
Categories include art and architecture; buildings, monuments and cities; daily life; history; language and literature; law and philosophy; myth and religion.

Atlas of the Greek and Roman World
An introduction to the Classical Atlas Project and a list of FAQs. Includes a list of useful classical history and map sites and a bibliography relating to the project

Bullfinch's Mythology
The first part of this classic work deals with The Age of Fable - the religions of Ancient Greece and Rome. Contents include Prometheus and Pandora, Midas, Pygmalion, Cupid and Psyche, the Trojan War, the Iliad, the adventures of Ulysses, and just about everything you might want to read about.

Diotima: Women and Gender in the Ancient World
According to a passage in Plato's "Symposium," Socrates learned about Eros from a woman named Diotima. The visitor to this site can learn about Eros, Diotima, Socrates, and a host of other topics related to the ancient world. The focus is on women and issues of gender among the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and other ancient cultures. Hosted by the University of Kentucky Classics Department.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures
"Exploring Ancient World Cultures is a 'textbook' of ancient world cultures, constructed around a series of cultural pages consisting of: The Ancient Near East, Ancient India, Ancient Egypt, Ancient China, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Early Islam, and Medieval Europe. The site features an anthology, chronology, essays, maps, and an interactive quiz for each of the cultures. If you're wanting to further explore ancient cultures, use Argos, a limited area search engine that taps into a database of peer-reviewed Web sites.
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Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook is a companion to the Internet Medieval Sourcebook and the Internet Modern History Sourcebook. The Ancient History Sourcebook includes links to visual and aural material. The emphasis remains on access to primary source texts for educational purposes

Perseus Project
Extensive collection of resources for studying the ancient world includes ancient Greek and Latin texts and translations, maps, illustrated art catalogs, essays, and more. Search by keyword or browse by topic (art, archaeology, atlas, texts, text tools, historical overview, encyclopedia, essays and catalogs). From Tufts University

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
The Wonders are listed in chronological order: Great Pyramid of Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, Colossus of Rhodes, and Lighthouse of Alexandria . Descriptions are linked to more pictures or to significant places around the Web.
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