Many scholars have created readily accessible online resources to aid both their colleagues and the general public to better understand the Greeks, the Romans, and of the other cultures of classical antiquity. Here you will find a list in alphabetical order of some of the most important of these websites.
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A website about the Achaemenid Empire founded by Pierre Briant, one of the leading scholars in the field. Available in both French and English.
Chuck Jones’s blog at Ancient World Online (AWOL) has an alphabetical list of open access journals in ancient studies.
Attic Inscriptions Online is an ambitious project led by Dr. Stephen Lambert, of Cardiff University, which provides digital versions of inscriptions from Athens and Attica. With over 1,000 inscriptions currently available, it provides a valuable resource for researchers working on Athens and its environs. Each inscription is provided as an English translation and is accompanied by scholarly notes and relevant bibliography.
Hosted by Oxford University, the Beazley Archive is one of the most helpful tools to conduct research on ancient pottery, terracottas, and gems. It consists of a number of searchable databases which allow you to quickly navigate the collection. Helpfully, all of the artifact entries contain photographs, notes, and lists of relevant bibliography.
A website by Ulrich Harsch that makes a lot of (ancient) texts available online in their original languages. Helps if you know at least a little Latin.
The website of the Chicago Homer offers the Homeric epics and the works of Hesiod (including the S