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Fully integrated and cross-searchable collection of over 135 academic dictionaries providing short-entry content, as well as many of Oxford’s encyclopedias and companions and other scholarly works.
Written by distinguished scholars from around the world, the Dictionary covers all aspects of the classical world from literature and history to religion, science, and archaeology. It also contains many thematic entries on subjects relevant to the 21st century such as nationalism, race, gender, and ecology.
A repository of up-to-date bibliographical articles written and reviewed by top scholars in the field of Classics, including citations, annotations, and commentary on a wide variety of topics. The Oxford Bibliographies database is designed to help researchers cut through academic information overload by providing expert recommendations.
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Note: The text is also available online in JSTOR and at Perseus Digital Library.
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Note: Also available online.
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The online third edition of the Encyclopedia of Ancient Rome offers a comprehensive overview of the people, places, events, and ideas of ancient Rome.
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Comprehensive bibliography of the literature on all aspects of the classical period, published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, in collaboration with the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the American Philological Association. A print edition is also available (Z7016.M35 A1).
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Primary and secondary sources for the study of ancient Greece and Rome
Full-text digital library containing most of the surviving Greek texts from Homer (8th century BCE) to the fall of Byzantium in 1453 CE. Create a user account to access the various content areas.
1926–present. Online database indexing scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
1940–present. Indexes books and journals in all areas of philosophy, including aesthetics, bioethics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, social & political philosophy, and the philosophy of education, history, language, law, religion, and science.
Access to the full text of approximately 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
1970–present. A collection of hundreds of international journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, special reports, and conference proceedings devoted to the impact of gender across a broad range of subject areas.
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A consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries that acquires and preserves traditional and digital resources for research and teaching.
Before 1000 BCE to the present. Catalog of millions of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide, maintained by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). The best way to identify resources beyond Grinnell College's collections.
A comprehensive, alphabetically arranged guide to figures in Greek and Roman mythology.
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A biographical dictionary of major figures in ancient Greece and Rome.
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Hosts a series of downloadable maps that are freely available for educational use and also can be licensed for publication at nominal cost. The maps are organized according to rough geographic regions, including the Roman Empire, the Iberian Penninsula, Egypt, the Aegean, and the Mediterranean.
The American Philological Association is good starting point to explore resources for the study and teaching of Classics. With their new motto "From Gatekeeper to Gateway," the APA is working to create a higher profile for the field of Classics and a more vital Web presence, as well as increased scholarships and teaching awards support.
This is a free-to-join networking site for classics. Intended for use by teachers and students, this site brings together blogs, ebooks, instructional videos, and discussions about classroom technology. From the Web site:
"Students and teachers of Latin, ancient Greek, and Classical literature can exchange ideas on the role of technology in the Classics classroom here. Share your stories and ideas, Titus-like triumphs, or Trojan-like defeats with colleagues world-wide." Become part of the classics learning community.
A mega-site for Web resources put together by the same organization that maintains Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
A list of reference resources that can supplement work in Classics, including among its recommendations: The Bryn Mawr Classical Review, the Internet Classics Archive, and Perseus -- which has searchable full-text access to the Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites.
A guide to MLA style and formatting created and maintained by Purdue University. Note APA and Chicago style and formatting details and for creating annotated bibliographies are also available.
Guidance on MLA Style from the Modern Language Association itself. The Works Cited: Quick Guide offers a practice template for creating entries in an MLA list of works cited.
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Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.
Faculty in the Department of Classics at Grinnell offer instruction in ancient Greek and Latin language and literature as well as in ancient Greek and Roman art, archaeology, history, and philosophy.
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Arethusa (print and online) known for publishing original literary and cultural studies of the ancient world and of the field of classics that combine contemporary theoretical perspectives with more traditional approaches to literary and material evidence
Classical Journal (print and online) Greek and Latin literature and philology. Published continuously since 1905.
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