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Organizations and Clubs for Classicists, Archaeologists and Friends


New York Classical Club (NYCC) hosts three lectures/conferences a year, runs a job board for secondary-school teachers in the tri-state metro area, and offers prizes/scholarships to those who have been members for three years or more. Membership costs only $5.00/year for students and seniors. (www.nyclassicalclub.org)

The New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium is a lecture series organized by Robert Koehl, Professor of Classics at Hunter College. Monthly lectures, open to interested individuals, are presented by specialists in the Aegean Bronze Age. Most of the lectures are held at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts, 1 East 78th Street (at the corner of 5th Avenue). To inquire about the lectures, or to have your name put on the e-mail list, contact Professor Robert Koehl. (rkoehl@hunter.cuny.edu)

The Classical Association of the Empire State (CAES) is an organization for teachers/professors of Greek and Latin and those interested in promoting the study of the classical languages and civilizations throughout New York State. (www.caesny.org)

The Classical Association of the Atlantic States (CAAS) is an organization open to teachers, professors and students/lovers of Classics throughout the Atlantic States. CAAS also offers regional placement services for Latin and Greek teachers in the secondary schools. (www.caas-cw.org)

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) is another regional organization devoted to the Classics. (www.camws.org)

The Women's Classical Caucus (WCC) sponsors a newsletter and presents panels aimed at incorporating feminist and gender-informed perspectives in the study and teaching of all aspects of ancient Mediterranean cultures, particularly the study of women in classical antiquity.

The American Classical League (ACL) is a great organization for Classics teachers. ACL provides a list of undergraduate programs and secondary-school programs in Classics; a national placement service for secondary-school Latin and Greek teachers; links to Latin texts and teaching tools on the Web; and sites devoted to Classics and education. (www.aclclassics.org)

The American Philological Association (APA) is the principal learned society of North America devoted to the study and advancement of Classics. The APA offers a placement service for university teachers of Greek, Latin, and the Classics. Its website provides links to a host of Classics organizations, journals, online resources, and educational books on teaching/studying the Classics. (www.apaclassics.org)

Archaeological Institute of American (AIA) is the oldest and largest archaeological organization in North America. The AIA website provides lists of archaeological sites on the Web, and specifies which sites are meant for (1) teachers and students, (2) middle-school students, and (3) general use. (www.archaeological.org)

 

Favorite Sites for Classicists and Archaeologists

There are thousands of sites on the Web devoted to Classics and Ancient Mediterranean archaeology.
The following sites are particularly outstanding and link with a host of other sites.

Perseus is a continually growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library's materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and secondary essays on topics like vase painting. Gregory Crane is the editor of the Perseus Project, located in the Classics Department of Tufts University.

These sites also contain Greek and Latin texts and translations:

Lacus Curtius is Bill Thayer's site on Roman antiquity, including Latin texts, a book on Roman roads in Britain, and hundreds of photographs of Roman monuments. The RomanSites archives links to about 1300 websites dealing with ancient Rome. (penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/home.html)

ROMARCH: Roman Art and Archaeology is the original crossroads for Web resources on the art and archaeology of Italy and the Roman provinces, ca. 1000 BC - AD 700. This site is edited by Pedar Foss of the University of Cincinnati and supported by the University of Michigan. (www.arts.usyd.edu.au/departs/classical/dropbox/ROMARCH.html)

VRoma: This virtual community for teaching and learning Classics includes resources, images, and reference materials. The site forms the center of a virtual Classics community that contributes to the learning experience through imaginative participation in the virtual reality of ancient Roman space and culture. (www.vroma.org)

Diotima contains materials for the study of women and gender in the ancient world. This site is edited by Ross Scaife of University of Kentucky and by Suzanne Bonefas of Miami University. (www.stoa.org/diotima)

Electronic Resources for Classicists: The Second Generation collects links to Internet resources of interest to classicists and Mediterranean archaeologists. It is edited by Maria Pantelia of The University of California, Irvine. (www.tlg.uci.edu/index/resources.html )

Other directories for classical resources include:

A useful site for classical mythology:

For those interested in Ancient Greek Sports, see "The Ancient Olympics: A Special Exhibit of the Perseus Digital Project" at  www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics

 

Favorite Sites for Those Learning Ancient Greek

Independent Study in Greek, by Dr. Janice Siegel at Illinois State University, offers students of Ancient Greek a number of links to web resources, Classical Greek Fonts and Utilities, and other useful sites. (lilt.ilstu.edu/drjclassics/ISUclassics/Greek/Greek_at_ISU.htm)

The Ancient Greek Tutorial site of the Department of Classics, University of California at Berkeley, provides tutorials for anyone learning ancient Greek. The project belongs to Professor Donald Mastronarde, who has authored a textbook upon which the material is based. The site is made available through the University of California Press. (ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~ancgreek/welcome.html)

John Gruber-Miller of Cornell University has posted "Let's Review Greek!" It links to elementary and intermediate readings, online exercises, easy Ancient Greek Grammars, and other goodies. (www.cornellcollege.edu/classical_studies/reviewgreek/greekgrammar.shtml)

Also see Ariadne: Resources for Athenaze, conceived by John Gruber-Miller and Cindy Benton. The website offers activities that integrate language and culture and helps Greek language students and their teachers see the ancient world through the eyes of "Others": women, metics, slaves, non-Athenians, and non-Greeks. By including images of the multicultural world of the ancient Aegean, culture questions, readings of ancient Greek texts and inscriptions, writing activities, and oral scripts, Ariadne provides a multisensory environment for learning ancient Greek that provides a balance between sentence-level grammar and discourse-centered activities. (www.cornellcollege.edu/classical_studies/ariadne/index.shtml)

 

Favorite Sites for Latin and Greek


Greek and Latin Language Resources (www.cs.utk.edu/~mclennan/OM/grk-lat.html)

Textkit: Greek and Latin Learning Tools (www.textkit.com)

Perseus Search Tools (www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/search?redirect=true)


Free E-Texts of Classical World


Theoi E-Texts Library (www.library.theoi.com)

Project Gutenberg (www.gutenberg.org)

 

Favorite Sites for Classical History, Philosophy and Religion


Internet Ancient History Sourcebook (www.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/asbook.html)

Philosophy Around the Web (users.ox.ac.uk/~worc0337/phil_index.html)

Early Church Fathers (www.ccel.org/fathers.html)

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