Collections of Ancient Literary & Historical Texts

Perseus Digital Library
Packard Humanities Institute (PHI) – Latin Corpus
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) (& TLL via institutions –
Classics Internet Archive
Lacus Curtius: Into the Roman World
Loeb Classical Library Online (requires login)
Loebolus – ‘Downloebables’ (PDFs of Loeb editions in the public domain)
Attalus (translations, chronology of events etc, from 323-30 B.C.)
Musisque Deosque – A Digital Archive of Latin Poetry from its Origins to the Italian Renaissance (Italian & English)
Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (includes OCTs and the OLD – requires login)
Jacoby Online (requires login)
Brepolis (includes Library of Latin Texts – Series A)
Dickinson College Commentaries (Latin & Greek Texts with explanatory notes, vocab, etc.)
The Suda On Line (SOL)
Hodoi Elektronikai (Greek & Latin Texts, with morphology, frequency of words, French translations – Louvain)
Project On Ancient Cultural Engagement (Josephus & Polybius, texts, commentaries etc)
Tesserae Project – Search Engine for Intertextual Parallels (Buffalo/Colorado)
Biblioteca Digitale di Testi Latini Tardoantichi (2nd-7th cent. AD Latin texts – Piedmont)
Philippe Remacle’s Website (Variety of texts through to the Middle Ages, French translations, etc)
Gutenberg (Numerous classical works among thousands of ebooks)

Legal Texts

Projet Volterra – Law Database
The Roman Law Library
Amanuensis Law Database
Roman Law Library
Palingenesia of Latin Private Rescripts
Leges Populi Romani (French – in progress)

Epigraphic Resources

Clauss-Slaby Epigraphic Database (English) (German)
Heidelberg Epigraphic Database
Packard Humanities Institute – Searchable Greek Inscriptions
Corpus Inscriptiones Latinarum II (CIL II)
Dessau’s Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae (ILS)
Attic Inscriptions Online
Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum (SEG – requires login)
Inscriptiones Graecae (IG)
Electronic Archive of Greek and Latin Epigraphy
The Digital Epigraphy & Archaeology Project
Claros Concordance of Greek Inscriptions
Monumenta Asiae Minoris Antiqua XI (Phrygia and Lykaonia)
Inscriptions of Aphrodisias
Ancient Inscriptions of the Northern Black Sea
Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine
The Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania
Inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica
Laconia Survey Inscriptions
Epigraphic Archive of Hispania
Roman Inscriptions of Britain
Curse Tablets of Roman Britain
Egyptologists’ Electronic Forum (Online Ancient Egyptian Texts)
US Epigraphy Project (A Database of Inscriptions in the US)


American Numismatic Society – Online Resources
MANTIS – A Numismatic Database (American Numismatic Society)
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (American Numismatic Society)
PELLA Project – Coinage of the Kings of Macedonia (American Numismatic Society)
Antigonid Coins Online (American Numismatic Society)
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum
Numismatic Database Eichstätt
Roman Provincial Coinage Online
British Museum Catalogue of Greek Coins
Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Online Catalogue
Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Corpus Nummorum Thracorum (Thracian Coins)
Wildwinds (Numismatic Website)
Coin Archives – A Record of Auctions of Ancient Coins – Numismatic Auction Database – Tables of Contents of Numismatic Journals
Classical Numismatic Group (Auction House with Research Section on Previous Sales)
Digital Library Numis (DLN) – Open Access Numismatic Materials Project
Identifying Late Roman Bronze Coins (A.D. 317-498)

Papyrology (& Related Topics)

Trismegistos – Papyrological & Epigraphic Resources from Egypt (Leuven) – Papyrological Navigator & Papyrological Editor (Duke)
Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents (Oxford)
Oxyrhynchus Papyri (Oxford)
Centre de Documentation de Papyrologie Littéraire (CEDOPAL – Liège)
Ghent Papyrus Collection
Leuven Database of Ancient Books
Vindolanda Tablets Online
Vindolanda Tablets Online II (Includes Vol. III)
Orion Study Centre for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

Maps & Places etc

ORBIS – The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Ancient World
Antiquity À-la-carte (Map Resource/Editor – UNC)
Ancient World Mapping Centre (UNC)
Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire (Gothenburg)
Pleiades (A Community-Built Gazetteer and Graph of Ancient Places)
Pelagios Network
Pelagios ‘Heatmap’ of Ancient Places
Digital Augustan Rome
Digital Roman Forum
Aquae Urbis Romae: the Waters of the City of Rome
Forma Urbis Romae Fragment Database (Severan Marble Plan)

Images of Ancient Objects, Art & Architecture

Arachne (Object Database of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) & Archaeological Institute at Cologne)
British Museum Collection Database
Getty Research Institute – Photo Archive
Classical Art Research Centre & Beazley Archive
Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum (Beazley Archive)
Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologicae Classicae (LIMC)
Iconic Archive – Photographic Archive of the Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologicae Classicae (LIMC – Basel)
Ancient World Image Bank – Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (NYU) (General Image Search) (Image Search by Location)
IMAGO – The Roman Society Centenary Image Bank
Perseus Art & Archaeology Artifact Browser
Ara Pacis Augustae (Images etc)
Last Statues of Antiquity (LSA) Database (Statuary and Inscribed Statue Bases post AD 284)

Archaeological Excavations

Fasti Online (Database of Archaeological Excavations Since the Year 2000)
Archaeology in Greece Online/Chronique des fouilles en ligne (Topographical Database of Excavations – BSA/EFA)

Bibliographical Databases, Journal & Ancient Author Abbreviations etc

L’Année Philologique (Bibliographical Database – requires login)
List of Journal Abbreviations used in L’Année Philologique
Gnomon Online (Bibliographical Database etc)
Persée Search Engine (Bibliographical Database – for French Journals)
TOCS-IN (Bibliographical Database searching Tables of Contents – Toronto)
Projekt Dyabola – Literature & Object Archaeological Databases (requires login)
Nestor (Bibliographical Database on the Aegean and Related Areas)
Oxford Classical Dictionary (OCD) 4th ed. – Abbreviations of Authors and Works
American Journal of Archaeology Abbreviations

Reference Works

Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE) (German)
Brill’s New Pauly Online (requires login)
Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt (ANRW) – Searchable Index
Wiley-Blackwell’s Encyclopedia of the Ancient History (requires login)
Theoi Greek Mythology (Mythology Reference Guide)

Technical Aids

Lexilogos Multilingual Keyboard – Ancient Greek
Greek Keyboard Cheat Sheet – Mac OS and Windows

Ancient Language Teaching and Learning Resources

Lexicity (Grammars, Dictionaries, Texts etc for Ancient Languages, including Greek & Latin)
Textkit (Greek & Latin Grammars, Prose Composition Textbooks, Dictionaries etc)
Latin Discussion Forum

Other Useful Sites

Fasti Congressum (Calls for Papers etc)
The Digital Classicist Wiki (KCL/Kentucky)
Diogenes (Software/web app for vocab, morphology support, search etc for PHI/TLG databases – Durham)
Digital Roman Heritage
The Ancient World Online (Links to c. 1500 Open-Access Classical Journals)
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The Society for Classical Studies (formerly the American Philological Association)
The Classical Association (UK)
International Catacomb Society
Grammaticalia (Forum for Grammarians)
The Art of Making in Antiquity: Stoneworking in the Ancient World (KCL)
Lexicon of Personal Greek Names
Expressum (French/English translation services for works on classical topics)