Classical Greek & Latin

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Classics on the Web

Databases (UR accessible)


Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Chronologies

Guides to the Literature

Collections of Classical Texts and Translations



Classics on the Web


Abbreviationes online

Abbreviations found in medieval manuscripts


Ancient City

Course materials from an MIT Open Courseware course


Ancient World: Greece

Course materials from an MIT Open Courseware course


Ancient world: Rome

Course materials from an MIT Open Courseware course



Provides hundreds of thousands of records on Classical objects and includes the full-text of Corpus Inscriptionorum Latinarum.


Armarium Labyrinthi - Labyrinth Latin Bookcase

A Medieval Latin site from Georgetown U


Classical and Medieval History

Annotated list of web sites from the Library of Congress


Classical Literature: The Golden Age of Augustan Rome

Course materials from an MIT Open Courseware course


Classical Mythology

Resources for a mythology course at Temple University


Classics Collections

Epigraphy, philosophy, history and collections of etexts from the U. of Florida


Digital Classicist

Links to many digital humanities projects involving the Classics.


Electronic Resources for Classicists

A huge collection from U. California, Irvine

Making of a Roman Emperor

Course materials from an MIT Open Courseware course


Perseus Digital Library

History, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world from Tufts University


Perseus Thematic Index to JSTOR

Provides a grouping of JSTOR articles by theme


Tables of contents of journals in classics, Near Eastern Studies and religion




  • 30558
    Abbreviationes online Current
    An electronic database of Latin abbreviations used in medieval manuscripts.
  • 6602
    Arts & Humanities Citation Index Via ISI Web of Science 1975 - current
    Identifies articles and cited references in selected arts and humanities journals.
  • 33751
    L'Annee Philologique Via EBSCO 1928 - current
    Indexes scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.
  • 6936
    ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full-Text Via ProQuest 1861 - current
    Identifies Ph.D. dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities since 1861. Abstracts from 1980. Many with full-text.
  • 6572
    Wilson OmniFile Via EBSCO 1982 - current
    Identifies articles on many subjects with some full text.
  • 31074
    Archaeologische Jahresbibliographie current
    The most recent edition of the catalogue of the German Archaeological Institute in Rome.

    To enter and search the database in English, please click the British flag next to Archaeologische Jahresbibliographie, 2009.


Indexes and Bibliographies

Aufstieg und Niedergang der romishcen Welt - ANWR

Dates: 1972-current.  Indexes a number of classical and medieval ejournals.

Dix annees de bibliographie classique, 1914-1924, Jules Marouzeau, ed. (Reference PA 1 M35d)


L'Annee philologique, 1924-date. (Reference PA 3 A613)



A searchable bibliography of Aegean studies, Homeric society and related fields.



Tables of contents of journals in classics, Near Eastern Studies and religion.



Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Chronologies

Ancient writers: Greece and Rome, T. James Luce, ed.  NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982. (Reference PA 3002 A5 1982)


Brill's New Pauly, Hubert Cancik, ed.  Leiden: Brill, 2006. (Reference DE 5 N4913 2006)


Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece and Rome, Michael Grant, ed. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988. (Reference DE 59

.C55 1987.)


De Imperatoribus Romanis (On the Roman Emperors)

An online encyclopedia of Roman rulers and their families


Encyclopedia of Classical Philosophy, Donald J. Zeyl, ed.  Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997.  (Reference B 63 E53 1997)


Oxford Classical Dictionary, Simon Hornblower and Anthony Spawforth, ed.  Oxford, 1996.  (Reference DE 5 .O9 1996)


Oxford history of the classical world, John Boardman, ed.  NY: Oxford, 1986.  (Reference DE 59 .O94 1986)



Guides to the literature


Companion to Neo-Latin Studies, J. IJsewijn.  (Reference PA 8020 .I37)


Introduction to Mediaeval Studies, a Syllabus and Bibliographical Guide, Martin McGuire.  (Rush Rhees Stacks and Robbins Library PA 2816 M14i)



Collections of Classical Texts and Translations


APIS: Advanced Papryological Information System


Cetedoc library of Christian latin texts - New editions of Medieval Fathers of the Church (Robbins Library)


Labrinth Latin Library


Loeb Classical Library (Rush Rhees Stacks B20.6 L6)


Neo-Latin texts from the Philological Museum


Project Libellus


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