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An extensive collection of maps, texts, translations, commentary, and artifacts of the Classical world and beyond.

  • The Greek Theater

    Created May 24, 2013
    The gold medal of the 2012 Olympics

    The Olympics

    To mark the 2012 Olympics, head back to the ancient city-state and Classical Greek civilization. Examine Greek values and cultural assumptions about human excellence and competition. Then, explore the great city of London, site of this year’s Games, as well as the 1908 and 1948 Olympics.

    Greek poet Pindar born

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    September 4, 518 BCE
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    Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

    Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.

    Greek god Hephaestus

    Troy

    This NEH-supported educational website from the Universities of Cincinnati and Tübingen has archeological information, animations, geography, history, time lines, myths and legends as well as teaching and learning resources: all in an engaging format for the classroom. 

  • The Roman World

    Created January 21, 2011
  • The Alphabet is Historic: Mediterranean World

    Created January 21, 2011
  • 300 Spartans: The Bridge Over the Hellespont

    Created October 8, 2010
  • 300 Spartans: Xerxes' March to Greece

    Created October 8, 2010