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Apostolos Athanassakis, Professor of Hellenic Studies. Professor Athanassakis is a remarkable author and compelling translator. His rendering of the Homeric Hymns is a tribute to his talent and dedication.
Classicist David Grene (1913-2002). David Grene was a brilliant translator and has many outstanding books to his credit including Herodotus and Thucydides.
Richmond Lattimore (1906-1984). Faculty member at Bryn Mawr 1935-1971 and Professor of Greek 1948-1971. Richmond Lattimore was the inspiration for this web site. His translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey propelled my interest in Greek mythology into new realms of appreciation and understanding. A truly great man and a continuing inspiration to all students of Greek literature.
Robert Fagles (1933-2008). Professor Fagles, the Arthur Marks '19 Professor of Comparative Literature Emeritus at Princeton University, was widely acclaimed for his popular translations of Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey, both of which became bestsellers. He also created English renditions of The Oresteia by Aeschylus and The Three Theban Plays by Sophocles as well as The Aeneid by the Roman poet Virgil.
Robert Fitzgerald (1910-1985). Professor Fitzgerald was a journalist as well as a professor of English who is celebrated for his eminent translations of both Greek and Latin classics.
The History of Herodotus (parallel English/Greek texts)
The Internet Classics Archive - Select an author from the list on this page and view the works of that author.
The Argonautica by Apollonius Rhodius translation by R.C. Seaton with parallel Greek text (1912). An excellent way to read this wonderful classic online with the Greek text alongside the English translation.
The Free Library - The works of Homer and Hesiod.
Ancient Greek Texts: An Electronic Library of Full Texts. Download copies of Greek classics with the original Greek and translations.
The Library of History by Diodorus Siculus edited by Bill Thayer. Mr. Thayer has done a magnificent job of organizing this invaluable resource.
The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library, engineering interactions through time, space, and language.
The History of Alexander by Quintus Curtius. The Loeb Classical Library edition translated by John C. Rolfe.
Classical Myth: The Ancient Stories - This site is designed to draw together the ancient texts and images available on the Web concerning the major figures of Greek and Roman mythology. The site is primarily intended for the use of Greek and Roman Mythology students at the University of Victoria, but is a good resource for all students.
Directory of Classic literature - A selection of Ancient Greece's most precious pieces of literature, philosophy and history.
Atlantis, the Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly. This book was written in 1882 and is a fascinating exploration of the quest for the lost continent of Atlantis. This online text is well presented and full of facts and reasonable speculations as to the origin and fate of Atlantis. Mr. Donnelly is a superb writer and truly does scholarly justice to a subject which has been otherwise relegated to pop-science. If you are looking for Atlantis, this is the perfect place to begin your search.
Sacred Texts is the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. This is a well organized site with beautifully presented masterworks to aid your research and enhance your worldview. While you're there, don't forget to support Sacred Texts by buying a mug or a DVD-ROM.
Study Abroad in Italy. Here is your chance to spend a summer, quarter, semester, or academic year studying abroad in beautiful, historic Florence, Italy through GSE. While you're studying in Italy you will have the chance to see some of the best preserved ancient Greek ruins in the Mediterranean area.
A fascinating site devoted to the music of ancient Greece and the ancient Near East presented by Stefan Hagel.
Ancient Greek Music on Papyrus: Two New Fragments. Among the many extraordinary treasures that have been dug from the sands of Egypt are the musical papyri: scraps of papyrus (the ancient equivalent of paper) containing musical notation. Presented by the William A. Johnson, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati.
Are you planning a trip to Greece? Let Matt Barrett be your guide.
AncientGreece.com - An interesting site about ancient Greece with articles on People, Mythology, the Olympics, Art, Geography, Wars, etc.
Geography and a surprising amount of other information about Greece and other aspects of the ancient world.
Ancient Greek Art - Classical art owes its lasting influence to its simplicity and reasonableness, its humanity, and its sheer beauty.
The Beazley Archive Dictionary contains illustrated explanations of names, technical terms, and other vocabulary relating to Greek history, myth, geography, art and architecture.
PlanetWare offers comprehensive, searchable vacation attraction data. Plan a trip using thousands of pictures, travel maps, in-depth descriptions and addresses.
Learn to speak Greek in Greece with Language Courses Abroad!
Hellenic Resources Network - Get your Greek news directly from the source. The Hellenic Resources Network is a valuable link to the way the people of Greece and Europe view the world.
An index of Greek art, page 1. You have to scan through the list of available artwork to find the interesting stuff but don't let that discourage you ... some of the artwork is labeled for easy reference but some of it is kinda hard to imagine what to expect ... for example, how in the world would you guess that a link entitled “art_eight.html” would be a beautiful Attic Black Figure Skyphos? Just poke around and see what you can find ... I guarantee that you will find some really breathtaking images.
An index of Greek art, page 2 - See the link directly above for an explanation of what you can find at this site.
Matthew Amt's Greek Hoplite Page - For the re-enactor, living historian, or re-constructionist with too much spare time and money.
Ancient Greek Picture Gallery.
Life in ancient Greece reflected in the coinage of the city of Corinth.
Check out this site for a slideshow of some really excellent views of Greece presented by concierge.com ... there are pictures of ancient ruins as well as some beautiful shots of modern Greece.
A really nice site designed for the younger readers dealing with Greek and other cultures.
Ancient Ships: The Ships of Antiquity
Greek Wine - Get the facts about wine in ancient Greece.
Volcanoes of Greece presented by John Seach.
The Arthur Evans archive at the Oxford University Library consists of the archaeological records and papers of Sir Arthur Evans documenting his excavations at the Bronze Age site of Knossos (Cnossus) on the island of Crete, carried out between 1900 and 1931.
Here's a really nice screen saver for you! It's taken from a NASA satellite photo and is similar to the above photo.
A large map of the Aegean islands that I made from a NASA satellite photo.
Ancient Greece Maps by Michael Lahanas. An excellent site with useful information about many ancient Greek cities.
Flash Earth is better than ever! Paul Neave is a genius! Flash Earth is easy to use and incredibly educational ... just click on the logo and you're in ... choose a map source and you will be able to view any place on the earth ... you can zoom down to rooftop level in some places but other locations are not as accessible.
A line map of ancient Europa.
A large line map of ancient Europa.
A map of the Hellespont.
Europe Map Archive courtesy of the University of Oregon.
Map of Greece and Asia Minor.
This page provides an index to the maps of Ancient Greece provided as background to the study of Plato and his dialogues.
General information on archaeological Greek sites, beaches and other activities available at Greek islands and important mainland Greek areas worth visiting.
A map of southern Greece featuring the cities of Messene and Pylos.
The NASA Visible Earth page. Satellite photos of the world.
The Perseus Project world atlas.
A map of Sicily.
The voyage of the Argo.
A tourist map with clickable close-ups from Dilos Holiday World.
A really excellent map of modern Greece provided by Matt Barrett of greektravel.com.
National Archaeological Museum of Athens (Pictured Above)
The Acropolis Museum
The British Museum
The Louvre Museum
Greek Artifacts from the David M. Robinson Collection
Rhode Island School of Design Collection of Ancient Art
The Museum of Antiquities on the University of Saskatchewan
Crystalinks.com: The list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was originally compiled around the second century BC.
www.cleveleys.co.uk: The ancient Greeks loved to compile lists of the marvellous structures in their world.
Factmonster.com: Since ancient times, people have put together many Seven Wonders lists. Examples include the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, the Seven Wonders of the Modern World and the Seven Natural Wonders of the U.S.
Wonderclub.com: Complete Listing of World Wonders.
Unmuseum.org: See the famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
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