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ART/CLASS245: Myth and Ancient Art (2021): Web Sites

Suggested Websites


Perseus Collection of Greek and Roman Materials
The Perseus Library contains primary and secondary texts for the study of ancient Greece and Rome; in addition to this, you'll find a massive library of art objects, sites, and buildings. The library's catalogs document 1305 coins, 1909 vases, 2003 sculptures, 179 sites, 140 gems, and 424 buildings. Each catalog entry has a description of the object and its context; most have images. Descriptions and images have been produced in collaboration with many museums, institutions, and scholars. Catalog information and keywords have been taken from standard sources, which are cited in the entries for each object.

The Latin Library

The Chicago Homer

The Internet Classics Archive (Biblioteca Augustana) (CSL) (Lacus Curtius)





Perseus Digital Encyclopedia: Lidell-Scott-Jones Ancient Greek Lexicon

Perseus Digital Encyclopedia: Lewis & Short Latin Dictionary

Everything you wanted to know about LSJ plus English-Ancient Greek searching ability

LOGEION: Simultaneous look-up of a word in several resources


Museums with Ancient Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art


For University Faculty and Students

Timeline of Art History

J.Paul Getty Museum


Getty Publications Virtual Library (free!) 

The Getty Research Institute: Early Photography in Greece and the Mediterranean

The British Museum


Teaching History with 100 objects

The Louvre

Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities

Egyptian Antiquities

Near Eastern Antiquities

Search the Collections

John Latsis Foundation Museum Cycle: open access Greek museum catalogs


Study Abroad Programs

Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies

College Year in Athens

Hollins Abroad - London


Professional Organizations

Archaeological Institute of American (AIA)

Society for Classical Studies

Classical Association of the Middle, West, and South

Other Useful Sites

The Stoa Consortium (Digital Consortium):  The Ancient City of AthensPompeian HouseholdsOlynthusImage GalleryTrajan’s Column

Gazetteer of Ancient Sites and Mapping Center

The Theoi Project
A The Theoi Project is a site exploring Greek mythology and the godsin classical literature and art.  The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion.  

The Classical Art Research Centre
Searchable database of the art of ancient Greece and Rome in the Beazley Archives and the international research collaboration, CLAROS.

(ancient theaters)