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A collection of resources to aid in the study of classics and related areas, from language and literature, to history and mythology

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Mythopedia

It aims to be an online encyclopedia of world mythology, but the biggest section by far is Greek, which has sections on the gods, heroes, titans, creatures, etc. Though some sections are more well-developed than others. All of the articles were written by academics and have references and source citations. Link: https://mythopedia.com/

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World Digital Library

World Digital Library is another source for finding manuscripts and old books, though most of the content is images such as maps or postcards from the 1800s/1900s and a large percentage is in Russian. Link: https://www.loc.gov/collections/world-digital-library/

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Corpus Scriptorum Latinorun

This is a fairly in depth resource with the “main purpose of creating a digital library of Latin literature, spanning from the earliest epigraphic remains to the Neo-Latinists of the eighteenth century.” It provides the texts or links to texts and has basic search features and browsing. Link: https://www.forumromanum.org/literature/authors_a.html

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Topos Text

It the site’s own words, “ToposText is an indexed collection of ancient texts and mapped places relevant the the history and mythology of the ancient Greeks from the Neolithic period up through the 2nd century CE.” While it lacks the emphasis on language that something like the Perseus Digital Library has, the translations are more current and the search feature is more nuanced, allowing for terms to be searched for within a specificed distance of characters from each other. Link: https://topostext.org/

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Digital Maps of the Ancient World

While the focus is, obviously, on…digital maps of the ancient world, it also includes summaries of some classic works and many bibliographies of recommended reading for numerous aspects of classical civilization as well as resources for students Link: https://digitalmapsoftheancientworld.com/

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Theoi Project

A fantastic and exhaustive guide to almost every aspect of Greek mythology. It has profiles for every entity that makes an appearance in the legends as well as detailed citations. It also has separate sections on the various cults of the gods, mythic animals, plants, etc. It has some source texts on the site itself, though most are translated into English. Link: https://www.theoi.com/

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Perseus Digital Library

Tufts University created the Perseus Digital Library project as a collection of sources related to the humanities, primarily ancient Greek and Roman, though some early Christian sources are available. The search interface is not intuitive but every single word in a given text is parsed,  multiple lexicons are housed on the project, and texts are available in both the original language and translations. Link: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/

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