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Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome

Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome

Provides photos, Latin names and descriptions of medical instruments from ancient Rome from the University of Virginia Health Sciences Library Historical Collection.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Medicine; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome; Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine

Alexander the Great on the Web

Alexander the Great on the Web

Guide and annotated web directory to information on the Macedonian conqueror, with over 1,000 entries. Also has thumbnails and links to over 200 images of Alexander from ancient to modern times.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History–Classical Military History; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity

Historical Society of Southern California

Historical Society of Southern California

This website specializes in the history of Los Angeles, but there is also an excellent section of biographies of men and women who have made significant contributions to the history of Southern California.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western)

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

An extremely thorough website that has been prepared as a WWW gathering point for Byzantine studies. Information is divided into categories: News; Academic and Teaching Resources; Texts, Images and Sounds; And Links to other resources. Also has links to sourcebooks for other areas of history.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity

Herodotus Project

Herodotus Project

The focus of this educational website is to document and translate the works of Greek historian Herodotus. In addition to the text of his works, you can also find extensive photography of the locations and artifacts mentioned in the book. In keeping with the interests of Herodotus in ethnography and history, there are also field recordings and ex …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greece; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

History for Kids! — Ancient Greece

History for Kids! — Ancient Greece

A place for elementary and middle school students to learn about the history, culture, and achievements of Ancient Greece. Written in an entertaining and informative manner.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greece; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Greece

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Online encyclopedia containing short biographical essays of all the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine XI Palaeologus. “Each essay on this site, which is peer reviewed, is written by a scholar and is accompanied by a bibliography, illustrations, and footnotes.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

The Asclepion

The Asclepion

Asclepion–a Greek healing temple. This site is devoted to the study of ancient medicine in a manner that is both accessible and useful to the general public and to students in the history of medicine courses at Indiana University Bloomington.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Medicine; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine

The Complete Petra

The Complete Petra

Comprehensive web directory and guide to the ancient city of
Petra, located in present-day Jordan. Contains history, archaeology, images, travel journals and much more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Middle East Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region

Ancient Divination and Astrology on the Web

Ancient Divination and Astrology on the Web

An organized, annotated set of more than 150 links to reliable information about ancient (primarily Greek and Roman) astrology and divination. Designed to provide an alternative to pages by modern practitioners who tend to misrepresent ancient evidence in favor of false continuity and simplicity.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Astrology; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Occultism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

Capitolium.org

Capitolium.org

An official source of information on the archaelogical site of the Imperial Fora (forums) in Rome. A close look at the civilization of ancient Rome, including information about the emperors and daily life. Includes a virtual tour.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Encyclopedia Mythica

Encyclopedia Mythica

Encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, mysticism, etc. with hundreds of definitions of “gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world.” Mythologies covered include Chinese, Greek, Latvian, Norse, Persian, Roman and many more. Entries are browsable and searchable.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Legends And Myths–Myths; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Religion

Red Gold: Innovators and Pioneers- Alexis Carrel

Red Gold: Innovators and Pioneers- Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel “received the 1912 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology.” Learn about the man who was the first to successfully suture blood vessels together. Brief biography and list of resources for further study.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Health & Medical Sciences–Surgery

Alexandria: The Ptolemaic Dynasty

Alexandria: The Ptolemaic Dynasty

History of Alexandria from its founding until Rome came to dominate Ptolemaic Egypt, with notes on the Ptolemaic dynasty.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece–Egypt

The Silk Road Virtual Art Exhibit – Seleucid Empire

The Silk Road Virtual Art Exhibit – Seleucid Empire

Part of a larger exhibit on the countries of the Silk Road, this is a short introduction to the Hellenistic empire of the Near East.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Arts; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece–Seleucid Empire

Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome

Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome

A collection of photographs of Greek and Roman ruins, remnants, and relics. Also includes photographs of New York.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midatlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania); Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography–Pictorial Works; Regional & Country Information–Europe

Grimms’ Fairy Tales

Grimms’ Fairy Tales

Come on an expedition with the National Geographic Society into the original Grimm’s Fairy Tales.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Folktales And Fairy Tales; Reading Zone–Myths & Fables–Classics–Grimms Fairy Tales