Internet Resources for Classics
Topics in this page:
- Latin Language Aids
- Greek Language Aids
- Classics Resources Databases and Gateways
- Where Can I Find a Classics Job?
- Classics Departments and Organizations in the US and Abroad
- Classics Collection Page, Library West
(This page is maintained by Blake Landor, the Classics collection manager for the Smathers Libraries. This is an excellent place to begin further research into classics on the internet.)
Perseus is a continually growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library’s materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and secondary essays on topics like vase painting. Read more about the contents of Perseus and the project’s aims.
- Perseus Project
- Greek and Roman Texts
- Liddel-Scott-Jones Lexicon of Classical Greek
- Lewis and Short Latin Dictionary
Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World.
Diotima is intended to serve as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterraneanand as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world.
Latin Grammar and Vocabulary Aids
- Introductory Latin Materials
Developed by Claude Pavur at Saint Louis University including a Wheelock vocabulary grid:
- Chapters 1-20 | Chapters 21-40
- Allen and Greenough’s New Latin Grammar
- Anne Mahoney, Overview of Latin Syntax (Perseus)
- Latin Grammar Aid and Wordlist
Help with Latin vocabulary and inflections based on the Words program developed by William Whitaker and the wordlist and grammar-aid files developed by Lynn H. Nelson.
Greek Grammar and Vocabulary Aids
- Greek Language Gateway
- Greek Dictionary
- Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges (Perseus)
- B.L. Gildersleeve: Syntax of Classical Greek
- Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox, Overview of Greek Syntax (Perseus)
- W.W. Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb
Classics Databases and Gateways
A great site with plentiful sources on the history of ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Civilizations
Myriobiblos: The electronic Library of the Church of Greece with many Patristic texts and interesting articles, available in Greek, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, and Romanian.
The Library of Congress Gateway
A wonderful site with Modern Greek Poetry, some published here for the first time. (For Modern Greek Poetry translated into English click here). An absolute delight for everyone and a ‘must see’ if you can read Modern Greek.
Early Christian Authors
Where can I find a job as a classicist?
Teaching jobs and career advice for schools in the UK. (Type keyword ‘Classics’. If you do not have an EU passport you may still be able to apply after making arrangements with your future employer).
American Philological Association (Placement Service: University positions mostly in the US and Canada).
University jobs and research posts mostly in the UK and Ireland (Type keyword ‘Classics’. If you do not have an EU passport you may still be able to apply after making arrangements with the University).
Classics Organizations and Institutions
Kirke: List of Classics Departments in the USA
Kirke: List of Classics Departments in Europe
The American Philological Association (APA)
The American Classical League
Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS)
- Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA)