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Associations & Societies

American Classical League - "committed to the preservation and advancement of our classical inheritance from Greece and Rome" (Home).

Classical Association of Canada - works to "advance the study of the civilizations of the Greek and Roman world, their later influence, and their creative presence in modern culture" (Home).

Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest - promotes the study of classical languages and civilization in the Pacific Northwest.


Academic Search Complete - find scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles here.

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) - open access, peer-reviewed journals of all academic subjects.

eHRAF (Human Relations Area Files) Archaeology
Online cross-cultural database that contains information on world prehistory.

Humanities Full Text - includes original works of fiction and book reviews.

JSTOR - full-text access to articles of 37 journals in the field of classical studies and 60 journals in the field of philosophy.

ScienceDirect Journals - don't let the title of this database fool you, as there is plenty of full-text content in the humanities discipline.


dmoz Open Directory Project: Ancient Greece - connects to many sites that give historical context to Greek poetry and literature.

dmoz Open Directory Project: Ancient Philosophy - explore here for more background knowledge on the schools of Ancient Greek philosophy.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature - Oxford Reference Online. Outlines the lives of many classical authors, as well as character and plot summaries of their works.

Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization - Oxford Reference Online. Articles in fields such as ethics and morals, literatures and art, religion, mythology, technology, science and medicine in the Greek and Roman worlds.

Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford Reference Online. Gives clear guidance to all areas of philosophy from antiquity to modern times.

Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World - Oxford Reference Online. Covers key aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman life and literature.

Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy - Oxford Reference Online. Includes over 500 biographies of influential philosophers, as well as terms from related fields of religion, science and logic.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Stanford University. Detailed entries created and maintained by experts on everything from Aristotle to virtue ethics.

Who's Who in the Classical World - Oxford Reference Online. Biographies of real people in the classical world, covering Greek and Roman politics, philosophy, science and art.

Online Journals

Bryn Mawr Classical Review - reviews of scholarly work in the field of classical studies.

Electronic Antiquity: Communicating the Classics - Digital library and archives compiled by Virginia Tech.

Internet Journal of the International Plato Society - this journal works to promote dialogue on Plato across languages and scholarly approaches.

Leeds International Classical Studies - online, peer-reviewed journal with articles and discussion papers on all aspects of Greek and Roman antiquity. Papers are published as PDF files.

Print Resources

Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
B430 A5 N5313 1999

Homer's Iliad
PA4025 A2 F33 1990

Plato's Five Dialogues
B358 G7813 2002

Thucydides The Landmark Thucydides
DF229 T55 C7 2008

Web Resources

Classical Epic - this website was created as a companion for a course on Greek and Latin epic poetry at Temple University. Listen to an MP3 of Iliad Book 1 in Ancient Greek! Comprehensive study guide for Iliad.

Classical Origins of Western Culture - study guides on classical Greek culture featuring the works of Aristotle, Homer, Plato and Thucydide (among others).

Classics at Leeds - compiled by Malcolm Heath, Professor of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Leeds. Includes articles, books and lecture notes on Homer and Aristotle.

A History of Ancient Greece - a project by History of the World International. Topics include: ethics in Greece, the Peloponnesian War, politics, creativity and historical figures such as Thucydides, Plato and Aristotle.

The Internet Classics Archive - full-text of translated classic works, including Iliad, Nicomachean Ethics, and Five Dialogues.

Perseus Project - Yale University Press. Digital library of classical texts (in both English and Greek) and commentaries.









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