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Perseus Digital Library

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

A coin featuring the Sochi Olympics logo

From Russia with Sport: 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Topical feature highlighting the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia

Household Genius wearing a toga

Pompeii and the Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

Use this feature to understand the lives of people in Southern Italy before, during, and after the famous eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE, as well as learn how it inspired Neoclassicism.

Detail of an Ancient Greek Kylix

Sophocles, Socrates, and the Greek Polis

This feature guides students through Ancient Greek civics as told by philosopher Socrates and playwright Sophocles.

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.

The Greek Alphabet

Getting to Know the Greek Alphabet


Roll over the different symbols below to learn more about the Greek Alphabet, from which the modern western alphabet evolved.

 


 

  • Phoenician alphabet interactive

    Created December 21, 2011

    The Phoenician Alphabet

    Getting to Know the Phoenician Alphabet


    Roll over the different symbols below to learn more about the Phoenician Alphabet, from which the modern western alphabet evolved.

     


    world history map from bridging world history website

    Bridging World History

    Part of the Annenberg Foundation's Learner.Org site, this rich website supports the study of World History with classroom materials and professional development tools. Materials include videos, an audio glossary, a thematically-organized interactive, and more.