This page provides a small but useful selection of links. For more extensive lists, visit the sites listed under
Gateways. Websites come and go by the second, so even a page such as this can quickly become outdated. If you find any
broken links, or have any suggestions as to websites that should be included in the list below, then please let us know (via the Classics Office).
The Perseus website contains a huge amount of
material, including Greek and Latin texts, translations, images,
dictionaries, encyclopedias, morphological tools, etc. Worth exploring
Other multi-purpose sites
In addition to Perseus, there are various other sites containing a variety of useful material, which are again worth exploring.
- Bill Thayer's Lacus Curtius
- a large collection of material including some hard to find texts and
translations, pictures and photographs, and various handy reference
- The Stoa Consortium - a site housing several projects of interest, including...
- Diotima - this site
contains materials relating to the study of women and gender in the
ancient world: an excellent collection of texts, translations, and
Texts and Translations
The following sites provide a good resource for hunting down texts and translations of classical works online.
Grammars, Commentaries, Dictonaries etc
Various tools to help you understand the language and translate texts in the original language.
- Perseus - contains
Latin and Greek dictionaries, grammars, commentaries on various
authors, reference works, and morphological analysis tools.
- Textkit - contains useful material for language learning.
There are various sites that help to explain the variety of abbreviations that one can encounter during one's studies
Palaeography, Papyrology and Epigraphy
A variety of sites dealing with the study of papyri, inscriptions and manuscripts
In addition to searching the electronic
journals available to UCL, or using the Database of Classical
Bibliography accessible via the eLib service, the following websites
offer bibliographic information
- Bibliography of Latin studies at Tools of the Trade (all aspects of Roman life and Latin literature)
- TOCS-IN - a searchable database of journal articles
- Gnomon Online - another database of journal titles.
- The Annee Philologique - the standard database of classical bibliography. UCL has a subscription to this site
News and Blogs
These sites contains news items about the classical worlds, and forums for discussion, etc.
This site contains only a handful of links. Much larger lists can be found elsewhere: for example -