Mosaic from an outdoor dining room in Pompeii
Links to MYSTERY & HISTORICAL FICTION web sites:
Since 1995 Synaulia has been reconstructing musical instruments
of antiquity and performing in movies and at archaeological sites.
Another group exploring ancient music is Musica Romana in Germany.
See ancient Greek musical notation on papyrus and hear it performed here.
Links to CLASSICAL WORLD web sites:
- Sport in Antiquity Scholarly articles and other resources
- Top 50 World History Blogs Discuss among yourselves
- Theoi Greek Mythology Wide-ranging visual catalog and many ancient texts online
- Byzantium 1200 Constantinople reborn in virtual reality!
- Ancient Rome Refocused Rob Cain blogs and podcasts about past v. present
- vickileon.com Blog by the author of Working IX to V and How to Mellify a Corpse.
- Hellenica Not easy to navigate, but the Ancient Greece pages are a cornucopia of images
- Paul Reid The Scottish artist, born in 1975, specializes in images of Antiquity
- The New Face of Caesar? Mary Beard talks common sense about that head found in the Rhone
- Roman Times Mary Harrsch’s blog ranges far and wide
- Aesopica Aesop and his fables; a site by scholar and translator Laura Gibbs
- Lacus Curtius Translated texts, maps, etc. An incredible resource
- Livius.Org Outstanding articles by historian Jona Lendering
- Roman Road Walks Almost as good as having Gordianus as your guide
- Trajan’s Column Rome conquers Dacia: examine every image on the column in minute detail
- Trajan’s Column II Continuous images from the column; text in Italian and French
- Historia Clasica No te irás de este blog sin saber algo nuevo de la historia de Roma y Grecia
- Heritage Key wide-ranging site unlocks wonders of the Ancient World
- eternallycool.net What’s hot in Rome, right this minute
- Ancient Rome Microsites UK’s Channel 4 features articles inspired by its programming
- The Straight Dope debunks Caligula fallacies, including the one about a horse...
- Encyclopædia Romana “Rome, home of empire and all perfection”
- Paintings of Alma-Tadema Classic images of antiquity; reproductions offered
- The Sacred Antinous Created by “Queer as Folk” writer Shawn Postoff
- Friends of Herculaneum Keep up with the latest finds at the Villa dei Papyri
- RogueClassicism Eclectic, idiosyncratic, iconoclastic, as the name suggests
- RACE (Roman Army & Chariot Experience): live races & gladiator shows in Jordan
- Friends of Herculaneum Society Help save the Villa of the Papyri!
- Anima Altera Latin T-shirts & more for the discerning classicist (gerendo docemus!)
- Cleopatra on the Web and Alexander the Great on the Web, twin sites by Tim Spaulding
- UCLA Cultural VR Lab Virtual reality projects include numerous ancient sites in Rome
- Rome Reborn 1.0 Another site about the Rome VR project
- Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins Numismatic resource for students, teachers, & collectors
- Ancient/Classical History Lively, wide-ranging site hosted by N.S. Gill
- The Cicero Homepage celebrates the man who gave his name to an age
- Roman History Reading Group tackles fiction, nonfiction, ancient historians, and mysteries
- AncientWorlds Virtual communities inhabit Rome and other ancient sites
- Roman Britain Historian Guy de la Bedoyeres celebration of ancient Britannia
- Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome 1600+ photos of ancient sites, models, etc.
- New Library at Alexandria Not quite the old Library, but good to have it back!
- Bolchazy-Carducci A leading publisher in Latin & Greek studies, with lots of Classical links
- Roman Law For those who cant get enough of that Ius Romanum
- Internet Classics Archive Hundreds of Greek and Roman texts in English translation
- Perseus Project An evolving digital library on ancient Greece and Rome
- Classics Collection Lots of academic links
- Women in World History Resources for teachers; check out Female Fury in the Forum
- Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World Sappho’s home page?
- Texas Classical Association The Latin and Greek low-down from the Lone Star State
Elisabet Ney and her Austin sculpture studio, Formosa (now the
Elisabet Ney Museum), site of a crucial scene in Steven’s novel A Twist at the End.
Links to AUSTIN & TEXANA web sites: